Peter Kerkar, Director, Cox & Kings, wins The British Travel and Hospitality Hall of Fame award 14th, April 2015
Mumbai, 14th April 2015 : Mr. Peter Kerkar, Director, Cox & Kings Ltd, the leading holidays and education travel group with operations in 23 countries across continents, has been honoured by The British Travel and Hospitality Hall of Fame as one of the seven inductees into the Hall of Fame this year. The British Travel & Hospitality Hall of Fame, honors outstanding business achievement in the Travel, Hospitality, Leisure & Tourism sectors. Members and award winners of The Hall of Fame have all achieved outstanding commercial success and shown inspirational leadership in the Industry sectors they serve. The award ceremony took place on April 13, 2015 at The Dorchester Hotel in London.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Peter Kerkar, Director, Cox & Kings Ltd said, “It is a great honor to receive this coveted award that has been a beacon of professional excellence for many of us. I feel truly humbled to be a part of the esteemed Hall of Fame that has continually been recognizing and felicitating stalwarts from the travel & hospitality industry.”
The British Travel Industry Hall of Fame was created in 1995, to honor excellence and outstanding achievement in those who have played a significant part in creating and developing the travel, hospitality and tourism industry.
ABOUT COX AND KINGS LTD: (BSE: 533144 | NSE: COX&KINGS)
Cox & Kings Ltd. (CKL) is one of 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 23 countries across 4 continents. In India, Cox & Kings has presence in 149 cities 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.
Over the years the company has won many awards that stand testimony to its excellent service. Recent awards include “Favourite Outbound Tour Operator” awarded by the Outlook Traveller Awards 2014 to Cox & Kings India, “India’s Leading Tour Operator” & “India’s Leading Travel Agency” awarded by the World Travel Awards 2013, “Best UK operator” awarded by The Travel Weekly Awards 2013 to Superbreak, “Best Company providing Foreign Exchange in India” awarded by the CNBC Awaaz Travel Awards 2013.