Alex Kuruvilla, MD, Condé Nast India, has announced the appointment of Divia Thani Daswani as Editor and Sunaina Talwar Khiani as publisher of ‘Condé Nast Traveller’ magazine in India. As is known, ‘Condé Nast Traveller’ is launching its Indian edition in October 2010. The magazine will be the 6th edition of the world’s most discerning travel publication.
Divia Thani Daswani has been Features Editor of ‘Vogue’ India and has written extensively on art, culture, lifestyle and travel. Since the launch of ‘Vogue’ India, the features section has gained a loyal following from discerning readers of the brand. She is an avid international traveller and has interviewed several personalities, including film stars, celebrities, artists and authors. Daswani brings extensive publishing and editing experience. She had graduated summa cum laude with a degree in English from the University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She received the Robert C Laing Award for Creative Writing as well as a Brackenridge Fellowship from the University Honors College.
Sunaina Talwar Khiani brings her expertise of working with international brands to ‘Condé Nast Traveller’ India. She has worked with Louis Vuitton and Salvatore Ferragamo, overseeing the marketing and communications portfolio for these luxury maisons. Khiani had also spent time in the hospitality industry with the InterContinental Hotels Group. She is an MBA from INSEAD.