Thomas Cook is the Official Travel Partner for the Mumbai Indians

Thomas Cook to offer affordable packages to all Mumbai Indian matches this season of the Indian Premier League 2010

 

Mumbai 22nd March 2010: Thomas Cook (India) Limited, [TCIL], the largest integrated travel and travel related financial services company, has been announced as the official travel partner for aamchi home team- the Mumbai Indians. As the official travel partner for Mumbai Indians, TCIL will extend its world-class, awardwinning hospitality to not only the players of Mumbai Indians, but will also offer Mumbai fans in India the unique opportunity to travel to all destinations where the team is playing via the exclusive My India My Way packages from Thomas Cook.

 

Mr. Rakshit Desai, Executive Director – Travel Services, TCIL said, “We are pleased to be associated with the competitive Mumbai Indians team, and pride in transporting the local fans to cheer on their teams to the outstation matches via our economical packages available under My India My Way brand. With this initiative we not only plan to transport the teams to go battle it against other IPL teams, but also carry forward and house their supportive fleet to their preferred matches in 2010.”

 

Spokesperson from Mumbai Indians said, “We welcome Thomas Cook as partner in our journey in this league. As a team we believe in the spirit of bringing the best of cricket to our fans. Mumbai Indians has a natural fit with Thomas Cook, as both are driven by the passion to deliver the best.”

 

TCIL received an overwhelming response as the official travel partner for DLF IPL 2009; leading to a decision of extending their support to the sporting league this year as well. Mumbai Indians was a judicious choice for Thomas Cook, as the team MUMBAI INDIANS reflects maximum national and global appeal. The Mumbai Indians have Sachin Tendulkar on their side who is a favourite with viewers and a cricket phenomenon. The association with such a prestigious team is yet another iteration that TCIL believes in bringing ‘value product portfolios’ for its’ customers across India.

 

Making the offer a lot more appealing for the Mumbai Indians’ fans TCIL has customized packages offering the team’s fan base to travel within India to avail of return airfare, airport transfers, an overnight stay in 4-star hotel on bed & breakfast, to & fro transfers to the stadium and match ticket. All packages are offered at an affordable price range of Rs. 5, 999 to 16,999 only; in addition attractively priced IPL match tickets will ensure that fans from all across can fly and support their teams.

 

About Thomas Cook (India) Limited:

Thomas Cook (India) Ltd. 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, Leisure Travel, and Insurance. The Company has been into Indian operations since 129 years of world-class travel service. Thomas Cook India is renowned for operating in the following areas of business, namely: Leisure Travel, Corporate Travel Management, MICE, Foreign Exchange, SWIFT Network, Travel Insurance, Credit Cards, Pre-Paid Cards, Life Insurance and E-Business. For more information please visit www.thomascook.in

 

About Thomas Cook Group plc:

Thomas Cook Group plc, UK, is one of the world’s leading leisure travel groups with sales of £8.8 billion, 22.3million customers, 31,000 employees, a fleet of 93 aircraft and a network of over 3,400 owned and franchised travel stores and interests in 86 hotels and resort properties. It operates under five geographic segments in 21 countries, and is number one or two in all its core markets.

 

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