Thomas Cook India & SOTC identify a strong travel demand from India’s couple/honeymoon segment

Our range of experiences extend from romantic getaways, luxurious stays, to thrilling adventure activities for couples to finally spend some much needed quality time together.

Introduce special Domestic Honeymoon Specials & Romantic Breaks

Range of India’s top romantic locales: Kashmir, Rajasthan, Andamans, Goa, and the North East

Unique elements/experiences like Exclusive Private Dinners, Wine tasting, Adventure, Water Sports, and more

Guided Services and personalized itineraries

Attractive pricing starting at Rs. 16,990.00

Mumbai, October 28, 2021: With the upcoming wedding season and over 18 months of pandemic paused honeymoons, Thomas Cook (India) Limited – India’s leading integrated travel services company and its Group Company and SOTC Travel have identified strong pent-up demand from India’s couple segment. To capitalise on this significant opportunity in the face of limited reopening of international borders, the companies have curated special honeymoon and romantic travel products across top locales in India.

Set against spectacular locales, the romantic escapades feature a range of exclusive experiences designed for newly-weds and couples looking to spend quality time together – at India’s favourite honeymoon destinations like Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, North East, Rajasthan, Goa, Andamans, Coorg/Ooty and Kerala.

Personalized elements have been thoughtfully incorporated for couples to ensure the perfect romantic getaway: a night under the stars in a luxury tree house overlooking magical waterfalls, cruising aboard a luxurious houseboat, exclusive accommodation with private plunge pools and spectacular lake views, private chauffeur driven personalized local tours/ guided heritage walks, a picnic lunch set in an apple orchard or dining in the moonlight. For romance with a bit of adventure, included are thrilling seaplane rides, an elephant safari, scuba diving, snorkeling, kayaking, zorbing, parachuting or exciting treks. Rejuvenation options on offers are spa-wellness therapy, a traditional Ayurveda couples massage, etc.

Mr. Rajeev Kale, President & Country Head – Holidays, MICE, Visa, Thomas Cook (India) Limited said, “Our Honeymoon packages are designed to cater to India’s newlywed couples who have missed out on their honeymoon during the last 18 months or are planning their wedding shortly. Our special romantic products start at Rs 16,990.00 with itineraries that can be co-curated with our experts – as per the interest of the couple. We are also targeting couples wanting to travel for special occasions, celebrate anniversaries or just spend quality time bonding with their partner. Our itineraries set against exotic locales, offer exclusive elements to ensure a truly once in a lifetime experience.”
Mr. Daniel D’souza President & Country Head, SOTC Travel said, “The pandemic has been particularly tough for newlyweds – with travel restrictions coming in the way of their honeymoon. Keeping this in mind, we have curated delightful romantic escapades across India’s favourite destinations, complete with bespoke and unique experiences. Our range of experiences extend from romantic getaways, luxurious stays, to thrilling adventure activities for couples to finally spend some much needed quality time together.”
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About Thomas Cook (India) Limited:

Set up in 1881, Thomas Cook India) Limited. (TCIL) is the leading integrated travel and travel related financial services company in the country offering a broad spectrum of services that include 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, TC Tours, Digiphoto Entertainment Imaging (DEI), Go Vacation, Private Safaris East & South Africa
As one of the largest travel service provider networks headquartered in the Asia-Pacific region, The Thomas Cook India Group spans 25 countries across 5 continents
TCIL has been felicitated with CNBC-TV18 & ICICI Lombard India Risk Management Award – Travel & Leisure Category 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 – 2015 to 2019 and the Condé Nast Traveller – Readers’ Travel Awards from 2011 to 2019.
CRISIL has reaffirmed the rating on debt programmes 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 subsidiary of Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited promotes TCIL by holding 65.60% of its paid-up capital and is responsible for the execution of acquisition and investment opportunities.

About Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited:

Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited is a holding company which, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in property and casualty insurance and 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 the symbol FFH and in U.S. dollars under the symbol FFH.U.

About Subsidiaries of Thomas Cook (India) Limited:

Sterling Holiday Resorts Limited, wholly owned subsidiary of TCIL is engaged in time share and resort business.
SOTC Travel Limited, wholly owned subsidiary of TCIL is a leading travel and tourism company active across various travel segments including Leisure Travel, Incentive Travel and Business Travel.
Travel Corporation (India) Limited. (TCI), a brand owned by TCIL through its wholly owned subsidiary company, is the leading Destination Management Company in India that offers tailor-made travel and related services to India, Nepal, Bhutan and Sri Lanka.
Thomas Cook India Group holds 51% stake in DEI Holdings Limited (DEI), one of the world’s leading imaging solutions and services providers.

About SOTC Travel:

SOTC Travel Limited (Formerly SOTC Travel Pvt. Ltd.) is a step-down subsidiary of Fairfax Financial Holdings Group; held through its Indian listed subsidiary, Thomas Cook (India) Limited (TCIL). SOTC India is a leading travel and tourism company active across various travel segments including Leisure Travel, Incentive Travel and Business Travel and Foreign Exchange. SOTC was established in 1949. Since then, it has escorted lakhs of travellers across the globe for more than 70 years to various destinations around the world. A new age innovative holidaymaker, SOTC strives to make holidays a priority for every Indian. ‘We are for holidays’ and we want Indians to prioritize their holidays.

This news was shared to Prittle Prattle News via press release.

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