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Cox & Kings announces its winners to the IIFA Canada contest
21st, June 2011

Mumbai, June 21, 2011: Cox and Kings Ltd, the longest established travel company in the world since 1758 is pleased to announce the winner of the IIFA Canada contest that was part of the campaign to promote Canada as a destination.

Ms. Meetu Aggarwal and her friend, Ms. Kanojia Bhumika will now get a chance to rub shoulders with Bollywood celebrities in Toronto at the IIFA. They get return flight tickets (Mumbai-Toronto-Mumbai), 3 Nights accommodation with breakfast, Visa Charges, Airport Transfers and 2 tickets to attend the IIFA being held at Toronto this year.

According to Karan Anand, head-relationships & supplier management, Cox & Kings Ltd., "We are thrilled that Meetu and her friend are going to enjoy Canada and IIFA this year. Canada is hosting the IIFA from 23rd to 25th June 2011. On the eve of IIFA the vibrant cosmopolitan city of Toronto, will feel like a home away from home for fans of South-Asian culture." The prize has been jointly sponsored by Cox & Kings Ltd. & Canada Tourism.

A land that boasts of 15 heritage sites, Canada is a land of pristine beauty. From sandy beaches to snow clad mountains and forests to even deserts. Visit the Niagara, a spectacle that has inspired romantic blockbusters for decades. Enjoy the scenic beauty of the
1000 Islands. Witness the city of Toronto blend traditional charm with fascinating nightlife and cuisine. Multiculturalism gives Toronto its colourful character, with more than 100 languages spoken here. Explore its diverse neighbourhoods, sample its ethnic cuisine and immerse yourself in its rich cultural legacy.

Check out Cox & Kings' Toronto and Niagara Falls Experience, 3-night / 4-day package priced at Rs. 31,671 per person on twin sharing basis. This is inclusive of Accommodation including continental breakfast and taxes, Airport transfers by private air conditioned vehicle, Sightseeing and Entrance fees as mentioned in the itinerary, Intercity travel Toronto - Niagara Falls - Toronto on seat in coach basis. Find out more on www.coxandkings.com or call 1800221235, 18002090400, 9867565599; SMS: CANADA to 5757513.

About Cox And Kings Ltd: (Bse: 533144 | Nse: Cox&Kings)
Cox & Kings Ltd. (CKL) is the longest established travel company in the world since 1758. Headquartered in India, it is a premium brand that caters to the overall travel needs of the Indian and International traveller.

Cox & Kings operates in 20 countries through branch offices, subsidiaries, representative offices, franchised sales shops as well as through our global network of sales agents.

The company has 13 branch sales offices in India located in Mumbai, New Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Kochi, Pune and Goa. The company has appointed over 100 franchisees across 20 states covering 70 cities. The company's extensive network of 185 GSAs and PSAs covering all major towns and cities of India enhances its reach.

Cox & Kings has subsidiaries in UK, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, UAE, USA, Singapore, Hong Kong, Greece & Germany; branch offices in New York, Moscow, Maldives & Tahiti; & representative offices in Spain, Germany, Italy, France, South America, Sweden and South Africa.

The company owns Tempo Holidays Australia, East India Travel Company in North America, ETN in the UK and Quoprro Global Services Pvt Ltd,(visa processing). In December 2009 it also acquired MyPlanet Australia Pty Ltd and Bentours International Pty Ltd in Australia.

Cox & Kings is amongst the largest players with its range of specialist options. Innovative packaging, pricing and marketing have been the hallmarks of its success over the years. Among its many products are Leisure Travel- Domestic (Bharat Deko), Inbound & International, Corporate Travel, MICE, Trade Fairs, Visa Processing and Foreign Exchange. The Outbound Tours is segregated into Duniya Dekho (escorted tours), FlexiHols (customised tours), Luxury Escapades (unique & luxurious travel) & NRI (catering to Indians across the world).

Over the years the company has won many awards. In October 2010, it was voted India's Leading Destination Management Company by the World Travel Awards 2010. The company received in September 2010, the CNBC Awaaz Travel Award 2010 for "Taking India Global". Cox and Kings was awarded the "Best Outbound Tour Operator" by Hospitality India and Explore the World Annual International Awards 2010. In January 2010 it was awarded the Most Admired Tour Operator by SATTE. Cox & Kings has also been awarded First Runner up in the Best Large Tour Operator category awarded by the Telegraph Ultra Travel luxury survey UK 2010 and First Runner Up in the Favourite Tour Operator category awarded by Condé Nast Traveller Readers' Choice Awards (2010). In 2009, it won the Best Domestic Tour Operator, Most Innovative Travel Company and the Best Inbound Tour Operator award at the TAFI TravelBiz Monitor Awards. It won the Today's Traveller Platinum Award for the most innovative travel company and it also won the Economic Times Award for the Best Outbound Tour Operator in India. In 2008, Mr. Peter Kerkar, Global CEO, Cox & Kings was honoured with the WTM Global Award 2008 for his remarkable contribution to the travel and tourism industry by the World Travel Market (WTM).

CKL is one of the founding members of the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), and are members of premier industry associations namely the Travel Agents Federation of India (TAFI), the Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI), Indian Association of Tour Operators (IATO), and the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA).

For further media details, contact:
Thomas C Thottathil, Head - Corporate Communications; thomasct@coxandkings.com
Praneeta D'Souza, Sr. Manager - Corporate Communications; praneeta.dsouza@coxandkings.com
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