About Us


LiveFromALounge.com is the primary source of daily news and views about aviation, hotels, passenger experience, loyalty programs, travel trends and frequent travel tips for the Global Indian. We are focussed on helping you Elevate Your Travel.

Over the years, we have helped Indians across the globe appreciate and understand how to maximise the benefits that they can get from their spending and travel and earning themselves frequent flyer miles and points. These have come to help them in jet-setting the length and breadth of the globe in comfort using these points. 

LiveFromALounge+ focusses on building a community of travel enthusiasts from around the globe. Our events are designed to educate and enthuse our community members by providing them the tools they need to maximise their travel experiences. 

About Our Founders

Ajay Awtaney

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Ajay is the Founder of www.LiveFromALounge.com. Over the years, he has helped himself and many individuals enjoy luxury and comfort, flying First and Business class for pennies on the dollar leveraging reward programs.

Ajay is a numbers man at heart. He spent 15 years applying his problem solving skills at banks and investment management firms, including India's biggest bank, State Bank of India and working alongside some of the most prestigious Sovereign Wealth Funds and Institutional Investors in the world. Ajay holds a Post Graduate in Business Management from Management Development Institute.



Shipra Baranwal


Shipra is the co-founder and resident Lounge Monster of www.LiveFromALounge.com. On the road forever, she shares her perspective as a woman business traveller. Over the years, she has made hotel loyalty her superpower, and she uses those superpowers to open doors to the best suites at hotels globally. 

Shipra has over 10 years of experience working at airlines, luxury travel companies and consumer loyalty management companies, giving them the edge of her operational management experience in these roles. With a business degree from HEC Paris, she has had the opportunity to live, work and travel across four continents.