Thomas Cook Leisure travel expands its network in New Delhi

Launches its third counter recently at Punjabi Bag

 

April 17, 2009: India- New Delhi

 

Thomas Cook India Ltd, a leading travel agent company on Wednesday launched its third in the series Leisure travel counter at Punjabi Baug, New Delhi.

 

The attractively blue, white & yellow designed Thomas Cook store offers consumers in the region full travel solution experience in planning a warm and comfortable holiday with all corners covered. For example, one can customise their holiday or business package in a relaxed and friendly setting with a well versed staff on the business of travel. This outlet provides foreign exchange needs as well equipping the customer a one stop shop for their travel needs, rather than having to visit one area devoted to bookings and other for foreign exchange.

 

“The region in Delhi is a very fertile area for us in terms of business. The opening of this third office is yet another attempt from Thomas cook to cater to the growing need of our patrons. We have trained and experienced staff that addresses all logistical needs and provides smooth and efficient holiday services combined with unmatchable network throughout India. We sensed a growing desire by Indians to have a one-stop shop for their holiday bookings in providing them with a total travel solution experience." said Rakshit Desai, Executive Director; Thomas Cook.

 

The 200 square foot Thomas Cook store is located at 24, West Punjabi Bag, Central Market, New Delhi. The store manager is Ms. Shruti Sharma and the counter is headed by Mr. Chandan Kumar Jha. Tele No. 011-45074326, 45074350.

 

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 127 years and operates over 160 offices at various locations in the country and has operations in Sri Lanka & Mauritius. It employs around 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 (Jan 07 – Dec 07). In its initiative to be a ‘One Stop Shop’, the Company offers a range of travel and financial services / products to its customers. Additional information on Thomas Cook (I) Limited is available on the Company website www.thomascook.in

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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, as on 31st October 2007 there were 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.

 

For further information, please contact:

 

Thomas Cook India:

Kruti Sharma

Corporate Communications

B: +91-22-61603333

D: +91-22-66091011

M: +91-9819998512

Kruti.sharma@in.thomascook.com

www.thomascook.in