Press release from Business Wire India
Source: Cox & Kings (India) Ltd
Tuesday, March 30, 2010 12:55 PM IST (07:25 AM GMT)
Editors: General: Consumer interest, Lifestyle, Travel & tourism; Business: Advertising, PR & marketing, Hospitality, Travel & tourism
Cox & Kings Teams Up with Tourism Australia and Qantas to Launch Exciting Summer Offers
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, Tuesday, March 30, 2010 — (Business Wire India) — Cox and Kings (India) Ltd, the longest established travel company in the world since 1758, has teamed up with Tourism Australia and Qantas to launch amazing summer offers. Book a seven-day Simply Australia package for Rs. 89,990 and visit any one city on offer free. The price is inclusive of airfare and is valid for travel till October 31, 2010.
According to Karan Anand, head-relationships and supplier management, Cox and Kings (India) Ltd, “We are truly delighted to invite you to Australia. Our association with Tourism Australia and Qantas will give travellers a chance to experience the best of Australia. Experience the stunning harbour, exciting theme parks and the majestic beaches over 7 days in Sydney and Gold Coast. With this offer you can spend an extra two days in the city of your choice.”
You can choose the elegant capital of Adelaide; the adventurer’s tropical paradise and an ideal base to explore the Great Barrier Reef in Cairns; Melbourne is a wonderful blend of architecture heritage, modern sky scrapers and contemporary designs; you can take a leisurely break from the hustle and bustle of modern city life and discover an unspoilt and diverse blue water paradise with golden sandy beaches and clear bays at Port Stephens. Enjoy an island breakaway at Tangalooma and meet Bees, Echo, Freddy, Lefty and the other wild Dolphins. A visit to cosmopolitan Hamilton Island is a definite must-do – idyllic coral fringed beaches provide the perfect romantic backdrop for an ideal tropical holiday experience. “Any one of these fabulous cities is yours for the taking,” adds Karan Anand.
Simply Australia takes you to Sydney and Gold Coast for Rs. 89,990. This price is inclusive of return airfare, accommodation, meals, transportation and sightseeing as mentioned in the itinerary.
For more details, contact 1800221235, 18002090400, 9867565599; SMS: AUSTRALIA to 5757513 or log on to www.coxandkings.com.
ABOUT COX AND KINGS
Cox and Kings (India) Ltd. the longest established company in the world in 1758, is listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange and the National Stock Exchange in India. Our business can be broadly categorised as Leisure Travel, Corporate Travel, Forex and Visa Processing. We also provide value added services viz., customising travel plans for our NRI customers, travel arrangements for Trade Fairs, providing private air charter services, etc. Besides, we offer travel related foreign exchange & payment solutions. In fact, we are one of the first travel companies in India to be granted a license as an Authorized Dealer – Category II under the new licensing regime.
Cox and Kings has won several awards and recognition. It has been ranked #1 Top Brands in India and # 152 amongst Top 1000 Brands in the Asia Pacific region, based on a survey conducted by research agency, TNS and co-funded by Media magazine across the markets of 10 countries in the Asia Pacific, namely Australia, China, India, Japan, Hong Kong, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand.
Recently, it has won “Best Domestic Tour Operator” and “Best Visual Advertising Campaign” awarded by Galileo Express Travel World Awards (2008). Mr. Ajay Ajit Peter Kerkar, Global CEO, Cox and Kings has been honoured with the WTM Global Award 2008 for his remarkable contribution to the travel and tourism industry by the World Travel Market (WTM). Cox and Kings has been ranked amongst the Top 15 Tour Operators by Conde Nast Traveller’s Readers Travel Awards 2008. It won the Best Self Drive Brochure by Tourism New Zealand Asia Awards (2008).
In the past, Cox and Kings has won the CNBC Travel Award for “Most Preferred Travel Operator” in 2007 & the Abacus-TAFI awards for the Best Outbound Tour Operator as well as the Best Domestic Tour operator in 2007. Cox and Kings has also won the Government of India’s National Tourism Award for Conferences, for seven years & the National Tourism Award for the Best Domestic Operator for three years.
Cox and Kings’ registered office is situated in Mumbai, India with 255 points of presence covering 164 locations through a mix of branch sales offices, franchised sales shops, General Sales Agents (GSAs) and Preferred Sales Agents (PSAs).
We have 14 branch sales offices located in Mumbai, New Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Kochi, Pune, Nagpur and Goa. Besides, Cox and Kings also operates through 56 franchised sales shops spread across India to have larger access to our customers. Further, we have an extensive network of 185 GSAs and PSAs covering all major towns and cities of India.
Cox and Kings has a global presence with its operations in 19 countries besides India through subsidiaries, branch offices and representative offices. We have subsidiaries in UK, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, US, UAE and Singapore and operates from Moscow (Russia), Maldives and Tahiti through our branch offices and Spain, Sweden, Germany, Italy, France, South America and South Africa through our representative offices. Further, we have presence in overseas markets through a network of GSAs and PSAs covering other countries enhancing our global presence.
Thomas C Thottathil, Head – Corporate Communications, Cox & Kings (India) Ltd, [email protected]
Praneeta D’Souza, Manager – Corporate Communications, Cox & Kings (India) Ltd, [email protected]
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