Corporate History

Eagle travels commenced its corporate journey under the leadership of Late Sh. Rasikbhai Damjibhai Bavaria(Golwala) in the year 1978. Our founder chairman was a man of vision & possessed exemplary quality who always thought beyond the horizons. He believed in being focused & sharp like an Eagle, which is the king of the birds & is known for its agility & precision. It was his passion to serve people & help them better facilities while travelling. He introduced “Comfort” to the travel industry. This attitude of his made his develop buses with entertainment facility way back in the year 1980 when television was also not introduced.

Previous to our launch of bus services between Rajkot & Mumbai in the year 1978, Eagle travels was known as ‘Saurashtra Tourist Corporation’ & used to lease bus for corporate affairs & wedding functions. What began with a fleet of 2 buses having its services in just 2 cities with one departure in a day has today reached a fleet size of over 200 buses covering over 30 cities in 6 states of India with over 75 departures in a day.

Eagle Corporation diversified to new businesses in the year 1995, Eagle entered into retailing of petroleum products, C&F agents for various FMCG companies like Amul, Adani Wilmar , Havmor ice-cream, Pepsi among others. Eagle also took up automobile dealerships for Kinetic Honda, Ford cars, Vespa, Suzuki & Ashok Leyland along with starting Parcel services to all destinations covered by Eagle travels network.

Corporate History

Our founder chairman was a noble man who believed in giving back to the society whole heartily, He was Counselor of Rajkot Municipal Corporation for several years along with being Trustee in several temples & organizations. He used to allow free travel for patients & sick people & used to pay school fees for underprivileged children. He even used to manufacture medicines for ‘Diabetics’ & used to distribute it free for cost.

The vision & mission of our founder chairman is now being taken ahead by his able son Mr. Jayendra Rasikbhai Bavaria, who has been able to add several feather to Eagle’s wings. Our Current chairman Sh. Jayendra Rasikbhai Bavaria has the same passion as his father, He was actively involved in this business since he was almost 14 years old, He used to undertake long overnight journey to Udaipur for monitoring coach building operation sometimes this journey was carried out standing. His passion towards his work is so high that he never realized he is taking such pains. Mr. Bavaria is always keen on bringing new technology in the business, He was instrumental in being the 1st travel operator in Gujarat & western region to bring Volvo, Mercedes Single & Multi axles buses. He understood the importance of serving customer better by introducing bottled water free of charge to each passenger. He brought WIFI in buses to keep the customer connected during their travel. It is under Mr. Bavaria’s leadership that Eagle Travels became the first travel operator in the country to introduce computerized tickets & also set up a dedicated call-center for ticket booking. He believes in being technologically advanced, this approach made him the 1st travel operator to link all their booking offices.

Mr Bavaria is the Chairman of the Gujarat Tourist vehicle federation & represented the private bus operators industry to various government bodies & agencies. He is a customer service oriented man, who personally oversees that customer satisfaction has to be achieved at any point of time. He is now being assisted by his son Mr. Darshan Bavaria. CLUB ONE Eagle’s new initiative in super luxury travel is the brain child of Mr. Darshan Bavaria.