Cox & Kings Wins Prestigious Outlook Traveller Awards 4th, April 2014
Voted as the favourite Inbound and Outbound Tour Operator by readers
Mumbai, 04th April 2014: Cox & Kings Ltd, the leading holidays and education travel group with operations in 26 countries across continents has been voted as the Favourite Inbound and Outbound Tour Operator by readers of Outlook Traveller magazine.
Every year, Outlook Traveller asks its readers to share their travel experiences and preferences, as part of the annual Outlook Traveller survey. This year, Cox & Kings was unanimously voted as the best Inbound and Outbound Tour Operator by over 7500 respondents, in a survey that was validated by IPSOS, a leading market research company. It is a credible benchmark of consumer preferences in the areas of travel and tourism across 40 categories, including hotels, airlines and holiday destinations.
According to Peter Kerkar, Director, Cox & Kings Ltd, “As the world's oldest travel company, it is our constant endeavour to create spectacular holiday experiences for our customers. Awards wins such as this reinforce our passion towards creating memorable escapades and delighted travellers.”
The Outlook Traveller Awards 2014 were held at The Dusit Devarana, New Delhi on 28th March 2014. Chief Guest of the event was Shri Parvez Dewan, Secretary Tourism, Ministry of Tourism, Government of India.
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 the leading holidays and education travel group with operations in 26 countries across 4 continents. In India, Cox & Kings has 168 offices located across the country.
A premium brand in all travel related services, the business can be broadly categorised as Leisure Travel, Corporate Travel, Education & Activity Travel, MICE, Trade Fairs, Visa Processing and foreign exchange.
CKL 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.
In India, the company has a robust domestic business under the brand name Bharat Deko and is a leading MICE operator out of India. CKL is amongst the major Foreign Exchange providers in the country. The Outbound Tours are segregated into Duniya Dekho (escorted tours), FlexiHols (customised tours), Luxury Escapades (unique & luxurious travel) & NRI (catering to Indians across the world).
CKL also owns Holidaybreak, an education and activity travel group based in UK. It has more than 15 long-established and widely recognised brands. Holidaybreak provides educational and activity trips for school children; worldwide adventure holidays; short breaks in the UK and Europe & mobile-home and camping holidays on sites throughout Europe.
Over the years the company has won many awards that stand testimony to its excellent service. Among the many awards it has won in 2013 are:
â€˜Indiaâ€™s Leading Tour Operatorâ€™ & â€˜Indiaâ€™s Leading Travel Agencyâ€™ by the World Travel Awards 2013
â€˜Best Inbound Tour Operatorâ€™ by the TAAI Travel Awards 2013.
â€˜Best Inbound Tour Operator from UKâ€™ awarded by the Ministry of Tourism, Govt of India (2012-2013)
â€˜Best Company providing Foreign Exchange Awardâ€™ constituted by CNBC Awaaz in 2013
Our camping division, Eurocamp recently won three awards at the annual British Travel Awards.
Best Medium Holiday Company to Western Europe
Best Medium Holiday Company Family
Best Medium Company Camping and Mobile
These awards are based entirely on the results of customer voting.
Superbreak, a subsidiary of Cox & Kingsâ€™ Holidaybreak Ltd, the European Education and Leisure specialist group, has won two awards from UKâ€™s well known travel magazine, Travel Weekly:
Best accommodation only supplier
Best UK operator
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).