Blue Ribbon Bags Partners with Akbar Travels

NEW YORK, Jan. 05, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Blue Ribbon Bags, the premier and only service that tracks and expedites the return of bags lost by an airline, is now offering its exclusive service to travel agents at India’s top travel agency, Akbar Travels.  With new technology from Blue Ribbon Bags, travel agents at Akbar Travels will now be able to book trips for their customers and secure the Blue Ribbon Bags service seamlessly with a single click of a button.

Founded by Gabriel Menkin, CEO, Daniel Levine, President, and Don Yahalom, COO, Blue Ribbon Bags is revolutionizing the way people travel by relieving the stress of luggage lost by an airline during travel. Travel agents are offering this easy to use service to provide a satisfaction guarantee of $1,000 (INR ₹66,000) per bag for a $5 (INR ₹330) service fee if Blue Ribbon Bags is unable to recover the passenger’s bag after 4 days.  Started as a way to give travelers “peace of mind” when checking luggage with an airline, Blue Ribbon Bags is currently available for customers traveling on any airline in every country around the world.

“We are thrilled about our new Indian affiliate, Akbar Travels, providing the best service and most competitive rates.  Working with the #1 Travel Agency in India just shows the continued growth of Blue Ribbon Bags. We look forward to what the future will bring,” says CEO, Gabriel Menkin. “With over 20 million bags misplaced last year alone, we feel that our service gives our customers an efficient way to ease the inconvenience of lost luggage, and hope Akbar Travel’s customers feel a sense of relief using our service.”

The Blue Ribbon Bags Service is an affordable and convenient way for travelers to protect themselves in the event of lost baggage by an airline. It is also the only service for lost luggage recovery that can be purchased within the twenty-four hour window before a passenger’s flight.

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About Blue Ribbon Bags:

Blue Ribbon Bags protects every bag taken by a passenger on a plane for $5 (INR ₹330). In the event that a bag is misdirected by the airline, Blue Ribbon Bags will work directly with the airline to track and expedite the bag’s return. In the event that the bag is not recovered within 4 days of the passenger’s flight arrival, BRB will pay a minimum of $1,000 (INR ₹66,000) per bag, guaranteed.  No proof of what was in the bag (receipts) is necessary to receive payment.  BRB covers every flight everywhere in the world, regardless of where the flight originates from. This service can be purchased up until the moment before your flight takes off.  More alliances and partnerships will be announced in the very near future.

About Akbar Travels:

Akbar Travels is India’s leading online travel portal, catering to thousands of clients on a daily basis. Akbar Travels of India is the largest Travel Company in India in terms of number of IATA approved Branches, staff strength and business turnover since 1978. Flight bookings have been made simpler than ever after Akbar Travels launched its Travel Portal,, in 2007. The portal has been successfully assisting the passenger to book lowest Air tickets both in National and International sectors. With effect from 12th March, 2014 the name of the travel portal has been changed to ‘’.

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