The Management Team


Chairman & Managing Director

An entrepreneur at heart who is constantly inspired to make a difference in the world around him, Mr. G M J Thampy’s visionary leadership sowed the seeds for India’s trusted business initiative, Riya Group. It is under his exemplary guidance that the group diversified its business operations to encompass an exclusive bouquet of travel-related services. Driven by excellence and an equally powerful commitment to world-class quality, Riya Group entered the travel, tourism & hospitality training arena under Mr. Thampy’s guidance. An uncanny ability to foresee future business trends and an extraordinary knack for identifying top talent, Mr. Thampy nurtured Riya Group into the mighty business empire it is today. Celebrating over three decades of excellence, Riya Group has reached the heights of a billion dollar organization. Excelling in his role as Chairman and Managing Director of Riya Group, Mr. Thampy is credited as the creative brainchild and guiding force behind innumerable acquisitions, new ventures and successful business initiatives.