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Thomas Cook India, Mastercard, and HDFC Bank collaborate on an exclusive offer on South East Asia Holidays 

Announce #FunTasticAsia – discounted holidays for Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, and Indonesia

Thomas Cook (India) Limited, India’s leading omnichannel travel services company, has partnered with Mastercard and HDFC Bank to launch another exciting holiday campaign – #FunTasticAsia. This campaign provides an instant discount to customers when they book their holidays to South East Asian destinations of Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, and Indonesia. The offer is exclusively available for payments made on HDFC Bank Mastercard debit or credit cards. 

Easing restrictions coupled with no visa/easy visa regime for short-haul destinations have created strong demand for South East Asia. To capitalize on this strong demand and accelerate bookings, Thomas Cook has collaborated with Mastercard and HDFC Bank to offer attractive discounts across the Company’s South East Asian holidays to Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, and Indonesia. The promotion intends to target India’s families, millennials/young professionals, couples, and honeymooners segments.

Thomas Cook’s product portfolio offers ready-to-book holidays and personalized options, including group tours and individual holidays accompanied by tour managers. The Company’s product range extends across budget/value tours, affordable luxury, and premium holidays.  

The special offer is valid until September 12, 2022.

Exclusive offer for HDFC Bank Mastercard cardholders: Rs. 2500.00* off on South East Asian (Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, and Indonesia) holiday of Rs. 40000.00* and above per transaction with travel validity till December 2022

Mr. Abraham Alapatt, President & Country Head – Marketing, Service Quality, Value Added Services & Innovation, said, “Post our successful collaboration with Mastercard and HDFC Bank for the Dubai Expo 2020, we are delighted to launch this exclusive promotion – #FunTasticAsia with attractive discounts for HDFC Mastercard cardholders, on holidays to trendy destinations – Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, and Indonesia. We have carefully handpicked these destinations for their popularity, short flights for easy access & hassle-free online visas or visas on arrival.”

“At HDFC Bank, we are always looking for new ways to meet the evolving needs of our customers. Travel has picked up in a big way, and we want to offer the best value through this exclusive promotion – #FunTasticAsia. We understand the customers’ world, and we’ve tailored the rewards and offers for these segments of HDFC Bank Mastercard cardholders together with Thomas Cook,” said Mr. Parag Rao, Group Head, Payment Business, Digital & I.T., HDFC Bank.

“Mastercard offers cardholders peace of mind that their payments will be processed safely, securely, and seamlessly no matter where they travel. For the first time since the start of the pandemic, leisure and business flight bookings are rising around the globe. As people return to the skies, Mastercard is delighted to partner with Thomas Cook and HDFC Bank to offer HDFC Bank Mastercard cardholders this exclusive offer that celebrates some of Asia’s most popular destinations for regional and global visitors alike,” said Mukul Sukhani, Senior Vice President, Business Development, India, Mastercard.

About Thomas Cook (India) Limited: Set up in 1881, Thomas Cook (India) Limited. (CECIL) The country’s leading omnichannel travel company, offering a broad spectrum of services, including Foreign Exchange, Corporate Travel, MICE, Leisure Travel, Value Added Services, Visa, and Passport services. It operates leading B2C and B2B brands, including Thomas Cook, SOTC, TCI, SITA, Asian Trails, Allied T Pro, Australian Tours Management, Desert Adventures, Luxe Asia, Travel Circle International Limited (TCI 勝景遊), Sterling Holiday Resorts Limited, Distant Frontiers, T.C. Tours, Digiphoto Entertainment Imaging (DEI), Goes Vacation, Private Safaris East & South Africa.

As one of Asia-Pacific’s largest travel service provider networks, The Thomas Cook India Group spans 25 countries across five continents. 

TCIL has been felicitated with CNBC-TV18 & ICICI Lombard India Risk Management Award – Travel & Leisure Category 2022 & 2021, The Best Travel Agency – India at TTG Travel Awards 2019, The Best Outbound Tour Operator at the Times Travel Awards 2018 & 2019, and Leading Company with Cutting Edge Travel Innovation at the Times Travel Awards 2018, Silver award for Asia’s Best Integrated Report (First Time) category at the Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards 2019, Best Risk Management-Framework & Systems at the India Risk Management Awards 2019; Best Cash Management Solution – India at The Asset Triple A Treasury, Trade, Supply Chain & Risk Management Awards 2018, Best Outbound Tour Operator at the SATTE Awards 2019, Excellence in Domestic Tour Operations at the SATTE Awards 2018, The French Ambassador’s Award for Exemplary Achievements in Visa Issuance 5 years in a row and the Condé Nast Traveller – Readers’ Travel Awards from 2011 to 2019. 
CRISIL has reaffirmed the rating on debt programs and bank facilities of Thomas Cook (India) Limited – ‘CRISIL A+/Negative on the long-term bank facilities of TCIL and CRISIL A1 rating on the short-term bank facilities and short-term debt of the Company.
Fairbridge Capital (Mauritius) Limited, a Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited subsidiary, promotes TCIL by holding 72.34% of its paid-up capital and is responsible for executing acquisition and investment opportunities.
About Mastercard (NYSE: M.A.)
Mastercard is a global technology company in the payments industry. Its mission is to connect and power an inclusive, digital economy that benefits everyone by making transactions safe, simple, innovative, and accessible. Its innovations and solutions use secure data and networks, partnerships, and a passion for helping individuals, financial institutions, governments, and businesses realize their most significant potential. Its decency quotient, or D.Q., drives its culture and everything it does inside and outside the Company. With connections across more than 210 countries and territories, it is building a sustainable world that unlocks priceless possibilities for all.
About Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited is a holding company that, through its subsidiaries, engages in property and casualty insurance, reinsurance, and investment management. Founded in 1985 by the present Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Prem Watsa, the Company is headquartered in Toronto, Canada. Its common shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under FFH and U.S. dollars under FFH.U. 
About Subsidiaries of Thomas Cook (India) Limited
Sterling Holiday Resorts Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of TCIL, is a leading Indian Leisure Hospitality company with 37 resorts across the country, providing a variety of offerings: Leisure holidays through FIT packages, Meetings & Conferences, Weddings, Reunions, Picnics, and Holidays through Memberships.
SOTC Travel Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of TCIL, is a leading omnichannel travel and tourism company active across various travel segments, including Leisure Travel, Incentive Travel, and Business Travel.
Travel Corporation (India) Limited (TCI), a wholly owned subsidiary of TCIL, is India’s leading Destination Management Company that offers tailor-made travel and related services to India, Nepal, Bhutan, and Sri Lanka. 
Thomas Cook India Group holds a 51% stake in DEI Holdings Limited (DEI), one of the world’s leading imaging solutions and services providers. 
About SOTC Travel
SOTC Travel Limited is a step-down subsidiary of Fairfax Financial Holdings held through its Indian listed subsidiary, Thomas Cook (India) Limited (TCIL). SOTC India is a leading omnichannel travel and tourism company active across various travel segments, including Leisure Travel, Incentive Travel, and Business Travel. SOTC was established in 1949. Since then, it has escorted millions of travelers across the globe for more than 70 years to various destinations worldwide. A new-age innovative holiday maker, SOTC strives to make holidays a priority for every Indian. ‘We are for holidays, and we want Indians to prioritize their holidays.
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