Cox & Kings celebrates 10 years of its association with Chamonix Mont Blanc 3rd, May 2016
May 3rd 2016: Mumbai; Chamonix, which is home to Mont Blanc, the highest mountain in Europe at 4810 metres celebrated the 10th anniversary of its partnership with Cox & Kings at the Cap Horn-Cap Blanc restaurant in Chamonix, France.
The partnership was inked in 2006, when this region was formally introduced to the Indian market by Cox & Kings with the unstinted support of Atout France-France Tourism Development Agency in India.
According to Karan Anand-Head, Relationships, Cox & Kings Ltd., 'We are proud to be trendsetters and we discovered Chamonix for the Indian market and were ably supported by Atout France and Chamonix Tourism, who realised that this region can attract a large number of Indian tourists.'
To mark the historic occasion, the Deputy Mayor of Chamonix Ms Jacqueline Fattier presented Anand a memento for putting Chamonix on the tourism map of India.
According to Sheetal Munshaw, Director Atout France - France Tourism Development Agency, 'The fruitful association between Cox and Kings Ltd and Chamonix Mont Blanc has only resulted in progressive developments for this vibrant destination. A popular destination in winter and summer, Chamonix Mont-Blanc continues to enthral Indian visitors with its plethora of varied activities and of course the charm of the majestic Mont Blanc'.
The region has a range of attractions and apart from being home to the highest mountain in Europe travellers can enjoy spectacular views of the Aiguille du Midi cable car (3842 metres), and view the entire snow clad mountain range. Visitors can also enjoy the 'Step into the Void' attraction which is an ingenious glass overhanging offering 360-degree panoramic view of the Mont Blanc range. Those interested in adventure can also take on activities such as skiing, helicopter rides offering spectacular views of the Alps, paragliding or even rafting at the foot of the Alps. Families can plan an enjoyable outing at Accro Park which is an adventure park. In addition, the destination also offers many wellness and wellbeing opportunities.
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Leisure-International operates in multiple countries, mainly under the Cox and Kings brand, with a greater focus on premium-end travel.
Education operates under the brand names PGL and NST, among others. PGL and NST are market leaders in experiential learning in the UK and we intend to take these brands across the world; we have recently entered the Australian market.
We operate 16 hybrid hotels in Europe under the Meininger brand. Our unique selling proposition is that we can deliver the urban traveller a clean, safe, stay in a city-centre location at an affordable price. Over the years the company has won many awards that stand testimony to its excellence in service. C&K is one of the founding members of the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), and we are members of premier industry associations across the world.
In 2015 the company has won a string of awards and amongst them are the World Travel Awards for Asia's luxury tour operator, India's leading travel agency and India's leading tour operator. It also won the award for Deccan Odyssey, which emerged as Asia's leading luxury train.
Our Executive Director Ms. Urrshila Kerkar won the Game Changer of the Year Award, and our Director Mr. Peter Kerkar was honoured by the British Travel and Hospitality Hall of Fame in 2015.