THOMAS COOK (INDIA) LAUNCHES DOMESTIC RAIL
BOOKING ON www.thomascook.in
Mumbai, July 25, 2008: Thomas Cook (India) Limited, (TCIL) today announced the launch of Indian Railway reserved ticket booking facilities on its portal www.thomascook..in - the only travel solutions portal that offers this facility at present. The primary objective of the portal is to offer a complete range of travel options to the customers, thereby strengthening Thomas Cook’s position as the primary travel
services provider in the market.
Mr. Amitabh Pandey, President and Head – E-Business said, “We are extremely happy to add this functionality, in collaboration with IRCTC, to the bouquet of offerings on our portal. It validates our claim to be the complete travel portal in India.” About Thomas Cook (India) Limited Thomas Cook (India) offers a broad spectrum of travel and related services such as package tours, currency exchange and travel insurance as well as hotel and flight reservations. Thomas Cook has been present in India for over 125 years and operates over 160 offices at various locations in the country and has operations in Sri Lanka & Mauritius. It employs over 2,500 employees and generated Income from Operations of Rs 2.86 billion and a Net Profit of Rs. 519.2 million for 12 months period (Dec 06 – Dec 07). In its initiative to be a ‘One Stop Shop’, the Company offers unique travel products to its customers. During CY07, the Company launched a ‘Thomas Cook
Titanium Credit Card’ and a foreign currency Debit Card. It also came up with products designed specially for students traveling abroad for higher studies. The Company was acquired by Thomas Cook Group PLC from Dubai Financial Group in March 2008. Additional information on Thomas Cook (I) Limited is available on the Company website www.thomascook.in
About Thomas Cook Group plc
Thomas Cook Group plc was formed on 19 June 2007 following the merger of Thomas Cook AG and MyTravel Group plc. The new company is one of the world’s leading leisure travel groups with sales of around £9 billion (€12 billion), 19 million customers, 30,000 employees, a fleet of 97 aircraft, a network of over 3,000 owned or franchised travel stores and a number of hotels and resort properties. The Group operates in 17 source markets including: UK & Ireland; Germany, Austria, Belgium, France, the Netherlands, Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Canada, India and Egypt.
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