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Thomas Cook Opens Gold Circle Outlet in Panipat, Haryana
Reiterates its focus on expansion via Tier 2 and 3 markets
Mumbai Oct 13, 2011: India’s largest integrated travel and travel related financial services company, opened a new franchisee (Gold Circle Partner) outlet in Panipat, Haryana. This Gold Circle Partner outlet, located in the heart of a residential area, was inaugurated by Shri. Balbir Pal Shah, MLA of Panipat, on Thursday, October 13, 2011
Panipat will be Thomas Cook (India) Ltd’s third outlet in Haryana; the other two being, Karnal and Ambala. Two more outlets in Hissar and Yamunanagar will be operational by December 2011, taking the total count to five.
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TCIL’s footprint currently extends to over 209 locations in 77 cities across India, Mauritius & Sri Lanka and is supported by a strong partner network of 95 Gold Circle Partners and 180 Preferred Sales Agents in over 100 cities pan India
The Panipat outlet will provide a diverse range of services such as Holidays (Domestic and International packages, Individual and Group tours), Air and Rail Tickets, Cruises, Foreign Exchange, Travel Insurance, Visa & Passport Services and MICE.
Commenting on the opening of the Gold Circle outlets, Mr. Madhav Pai, COO- Leisure Travel (Outbound), Thomas Cook (India) Ltd said, “Panipat, has shown strong travel potential, and North India as a whole will continue to feature high on our expansion roll out.
Our new Gold Circle Partner outlet will provide our clients with even greater access to our products and services, with the opportunity to interact with our experts for solutions that meet their leisure travel and foreign exchange needs.”
About Thomas Cook (India) Limited:
Thomas Cook is the largest integrated Travel and Travel related Financial Services Company in the country offering a broad spectrum of services that include Foreign Exchange, Corporate Travel, MICE, Leisure Travel, and Travel Insurance. The Company set up its first office in India in 1881, and has been providing world-class travel service for 130 years. TCIL’s footprint currently extends to over 208 locations in 77 cities across India, Mauritius & Sri Lanka and is supported by a strong partner network of 96 Gold Circle Partners and 180 Preferred Sales Agents in over 100 cities pan India. For more information, please visit www.thomascook.in
About Thomas Cook Group plc:
Thomas Cook Group plc is one of the world's leading travel groups with FY 2010 sales of £8.9 billion and 22.5 million customers. The Group operates under six geographical segments in 21 countries, and is number one or two in all its core markets. Its business is supported by 31,000 employees, a fleet of 94 aircraft and a network of over 3,500 retail outlets. For further details please visit www.thomascookgroup.com
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