AB Group - An Overview

AB Business Enterprises is the dream and vision of one man Late Haji Janab Allah Bakshi who strongly believed that providing the right customer service can do wonders. Following his footsteps and dedication, we have grown today as a travel and transportation conglomerate and have created a name for ourselves in seven verticals. With its pioneering and entrepreneurial spirit, the group has ventured into these verticals – Transportation, Logistics, Hospitality, Automobiles, Tourism, Training and Consultancy. Going forward, the brands of AB Business Enterprises are creating quality entities that stand high through efficient customer service, quality service, innovation, trust and values while maintaining the interests of diverse stakeholders including shareholders, employees and society.

Dedication and passion in providing utmost comfort for a customer willing to travel has elevated a single taxi to a most powerful travel brand. We have ventured into almost every segment in the travel business and shot to the top as the embodiment in that particular sector.

Founder’s Message

Late. Haji Janab Allah Baksh
Founder & Chairman
(AB Business Enterprises)

"Good Transport was a treat in my days and the need of a selfless dedicated travel company will always remain. Times might change but people and their expectation will keep growing. The key secret behind any company is creating smiles in the customer's heart and maintaining it. I envision my company to strive and achieve it in all our ventures. Travel is an essential part of one's life and it should be a refreshing and scintillating experience. Customers can be from different walks of life and Travel solutions should be available to everyone. The success of any tourism related organization depends on customer satisfaction and this in turn boils down to raw hospitality. We at Parveen have excelled in this art and this is one of the aspects that make Parveen so special."

  • To be a trend setter in tourism and travel industry
  • To be the leader and inspiration through our service excellence
  • To expand into every dimension of travel industry
  • To make the brand a household name for the company
  • Finest services to be offered to customers at all times
  • Make the customer feel special and experience the completeness of the service
  • Through exceptional service make the customers realize the value of the money spent
  • Make the Investor successful through hard work and dedication

AB Group - History

We started our journey with a single taxi on the neighborhood of Chennai and have not stopped since. The company was started by Late Haji Janab Allah Baksh, a visionary and thought leader who predicted the need and evolution of the travel industry back in 1967. He strongly believed in the importance of customer service. He grew popular among the mass by his hard work, dedication and passion. He built the foundation of the Travel conglomerate and launched Parveen Travels in the year 1980. The company laid bridges between different cities. Those were days where the need of a good travel provider was high and he created a name for his company. Today with his blessing , We walk in his footprints and aim to create smiles.

We are into the following ventures:

2017 Parveen Logistix, Refrigerated Warehouses and Storage Services

2014 Professional Skill Training & Consultancy

2012 Professional Driver Training Academy under Consultancy Segment

2011 AB Trucks, AMW Authorized Dealer Under Automobiles Segment

2011 The Torque, Luxury Car Service Centre Under Automobiles Segment

2009 Parveen Holidays under Tourism Segment

2009 Motorzone, Heavy Vehicle Service Centre Under Automobiles Segment

2007 Parveen Express, Cargo Logistics Services Under Logistics Segment

2006 AB Resorts & Restaurants Under Hospitality Segment

2001 AB Enterprises, Authorized Dealer of IOC Under Fuel Services

2001 Professional Consultants, Under Consultancy Segment

1980 Parveen Travels, under Transportation segment

1967 Meter Taxi Service

AB Group - Awards

Not all those who strive, succeed. That’s where the role of awards and public recognition comes in. Awards do not only acknowledge success; they recognize many other qualities: ability, struggle, effort and, above all, excellence.


Announcement Date: Oct 5th, 2017

Parveen Travels has won the India Private bus fleet operator of the year award 2017 a first of it's kind award from Frost & Sullivan.


Announcement Date: June 1st, 2017

AB Enterprises, the leading and trust worthy fuel unit of AB Business Enterprises was awarded the “1000 KL CLUB – DEALER” Award for their outstanding and notable contribution in the field of Fuel Sales and Service. The award stands as a testimony to team spirit and harmony.


Announcement Date: March 4, 2016

Parveen Travels awarded Tamilnadu Tourism Award in ‘Best Tourist Bus Operator’ category. The award was presented by P. Susheela, a renowned Playback Singer to A Afzal, Chairman & Managing Director and A Aarif, Director – Parveen Travels in a program held at Ambassador Pallava, Chennai


Announcement Date: November 26, 2015

WCRC(World Consulting & Research Corporation) awarded Parveen Travels the Most Promising Brand in Travel & Tourism category.


Announcement Date: March 21, 2015

Parveen Travels awarded SKOCH Achiever Award 2015, recognised for the success of implementing best practices & contribution to the Indian Economy on March 21st, 2015 at the end of 39th Skoch Summit at Hotel Le Meridien, Janpath Road, New Delhi.

Coveted for their independence and exceptional research, Skoch Award is distinctive for its approach in selection of awardees. The Skoch Award is known to follow the most rigorous process of selection. Nominations found to be complete in all respects are put through secondary research by the Awards Secretariat. These are then recommended to the Awards Committee for further evaluation.


Announcement Date: September 18, 2015

Parveen Travels awarded Tourist Transport Operator Award in Tours & Transport category for “Best Performance” and for earning “Maximum Foreign Exchange”. The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee presented the National Tourism Awards 2013-14 at a function held at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi.

Speaking on the occasion, the President congratulated the award winners and said that these exceptional individuals and institutions who have been felicitated today have distinguished themselves through their dedication in promoting India as a tourist destination. He said that broader social contacts between tourists and receiving communities go a long way in enhancing mutual understanding, tolerance, and awareness between peoples. India offers one of the best tourism experiences in the world, he added.


Announcement Date: June 10, 2015

Parveen Travels awarded Best Transport Company – South on the second edition of the prestigious South India Travel Awards. The event witnessed the presence of the best-known faces and brands of the tourism industry. It was held at Novotel Visakhapatnam Varun Beach. The auspicious event sought to give recognition to the best in the travel industry through a global industrial vote.


Announcement Date: February 18, 2014

Parveen Travels awarded Tourist Transport Operator Award in Tours & Transport category for “Best Performance” and for earning “Maximum Foreign Exchange”. Awards were given by Mr. Shashi Tharoor, Minister of State for Human Resource Development at an Award Ceremony in New Delhi.


Announcement Date: July 22, 2011

Parveen Travels awarded Global Leadership Award 2011 in Travel & Tours Sector. The Global Leadership Awards is all about TOP achievers and accomplishments! The Region’s most impactful event, the Global Leadership Awards showcased the highest levels of Global Leaders representing the diplomatic, business, government, philanthropic, media, celebrity, and social sectors. An evening of recognition, glamour and splendor and gathering to Foster Friendship and Build New Bridges in Business.


Announcement Date: March 1, 2011

Mr. A Afzal – Chairman & Managing Director and Mr. A Aslam – Director receiving National Tourism Award for 2009 – 10 as Best Tourism Transport Operator in Tours & Transport category for “Best Performance” and for earning “Maximum Foreign Exchange”. The Ministry of Tourism, Government of India presents National Tourism Awards to various segments of the travel and tourism industry every year. These awards are presented to State Governments / Union Territories, classified hotels, heritage hotels, approved travel agents, tour operators and tourist transport operators, individuals and other private organizations in recognition of their performances in their respective fields and also to encourage healthy competition with an aim to promote tourism.

Parveen Travels Pvt. Ltd. has vast experience of over 30 years as Tourist Transport Operator in Southern India. The company is committed to provide quality services to promote tourism in the country. It has more than 1000 vehicles in its fleet comprising of Cars, Limousines, Caravans, AC & NON-AC Tour Coaches, Intercity Trip Buses & Staff Transportation Coaches. Its services are utilized by reputed hoteliers, travel agents, tour operators, multi-national companies, software giants etc. E-ticketing facility was introduced for the first time in India in 2001 by the company.


Announcement Date: March 8, 2010

Parveen Travels awarded Private Sector Bus Fleet Operator of the Year at Apollo-CV Awards 2010, a first for India’s commercial vehicle segment. Apollo Tyres Ltd in association with CV magazine announced the first set of dedicated Awards for the commercial vehicle segment in India. The Award Ceremony, took place in the western Indian city of Mumbai on March 8, 2010.

A unique feature of these Awards was that apart from recognizing commercial vehicle and ancillary manufacturers, fleet operators too were acknowledged for their contribution to the industry. Speaking on the occasion,

Satish Sharma, Chief, India Operations, Apollo Tyres Ltd, said, “The commercial vehicle segment in India has been through several high and lows in the last two years, and has emerged stronger and leaner. With domestic sales on the rise as well, we felt it’s time someone applauded this tireless effort to deliver the best possible product to customers, and at the same time keep pace with tomorrow’s technology. This might sound simple, but being in the tyre industry we completely understand how tricky such situations can be. The Apollo-CV Awards have been instituted to honor the champions among the commercial vehicle makers, ancillary producers and fleet operators – all of whom add considerable muscle to our economy.” The Apollo-CV Awards 2010 have been conceptualized with a view to recognize product innovation, manufacturing excellence and implementation of best practices. To ensure that only merit ruled, the Jury comprised of automotive experts and journalists; to judge the best in the fleet category, an external consultancy firm was engaged for accurate evaluation of all applications.


Announcement Date: March 1, 2010

Mr. A Afzal – Chairman & Managing Director and Mr. A Sadiq – Director receiving National Tourism

Award for 2008 – 09 as Best Tourism Transport Operator in Tours & Transport category for “Best Performance” and for earning “Maximum Foreign Exchange”.


Announcement Date: February 27, 2008

Parveen Travels awarded Tourist Transport Operator Award 2006-07 in Tours & Transport

category for “Best Performance” and for earning “Maximum Foreign Exchange”.


Announcement Date: January 25, 2007

Parveen Travels awarded Tourist Transport Operator Award 2005-06 in Tours & Transport

category for “Best Performance” and for earning “Maximum Foreign Exchange”.


Announcement Date: March 17, 2006

Parveen Travels awarded Tourist Transport Operator Award 2004-05 in Tours & Transport

category for “Best Performance” and for earning “Maximum Foreign Exchange”.


Announcement Date: January 25, 2005

Parveen Travels awarded Tourist Transport Operator Award 2003-04 in Tours & Transport

category for “Best Performance” and for earning “Maximum Foreign Exchange”.


Announcement Date: March 1, 2004

Parveen Travels awarded Tourist Transport Operator Award 2002-03 in Tours & Transport

category for “Best Performance” and for earning “Maximum Foreign Exchange”.