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Instant Discounts only from Cox & Kings
20th, July 2010

Mumbai, July 20, 2010: Cox and Kings (India), Ltd., the longest established travel company in the world since 1758 now offers Instant Discounts on your group and FIT International Holidays. Visit Europe, Far East, China, Egypt, South Africa & Australia and get an instant discount of upto ` 20,000 per couple. This offer is valid till August 7, 2010.

According to Karan Anand, head (relationships & supplier management), Cox & Kings, "It has always been our practice to give the best deals to our customers. With the Instant Discounts, we have the opportunity to give our customers popular and exotic destinations at a reduced price. An 11-day European Tour of UK, France, Switzerland, Italy, Austria & Germany now costs ` 1,99,998 per couple after a discount of ` 20000. This is inclusive of the accommodation and return airfare."

On offer is a ten-day / nine-night tour of Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore priced at ` 1,27,000 per couple. Visit Beijing and Shanghai in a six-day / five-night tour China for ` 1,34,398 per couple; Cairo & Alexandria in a four-day / three-night tour of Egypt for ` 81,998 per couple; Cape Town, Sun City & Johannesburg in a six-day / five-night tour of South Africa at ` 1,76,998 per couple. These package costs are after the Instant Discounts and are inclusive of return airfare, accommodation, Airport taxes , Govt. sales tax , Visa Charges for UK & Schengen, Overseas Travel Insurance, Services of Cox & Kings Tour Leader or Local Representative & Meals, coach transfers, entrance fees, excursions, sightseeing and surface transportation as per itinerary.

The Individual tours under this offer include an 11-day / 10-night tour of Lucerne, Interlaken, Paris & London for ` 1,60,000 per couple; a ten-day / nine-night tour of Australia visiting Sydney, Cairns & Gold Coast at ` 1,04,000 per couple; a seven-day / six-night tour of Kuala Lumpur & Singapore at ` 72,000 per couple; and a seven-day / six-night tour of South Africa at ` 1,24,000 per couple. These rates are after the Instant Discounts and are inclusive of accommodation including buffet breakfast and taxes & airport transfers and sightseeing as mentioned in the itinerary.

For more details, contact 1800221235, 18002090400, 9867565599; SMS: DISCOUNTS to 5757513 or log on to


Cox & Kings (India) Ltd.,(CKIL), is the longest established travel company in the world since 1758 and in December 2009 successfully listed on the stock exchange in India. Its distinguished history began when it was appointed as general agents to the regiment of Foot Guards in India under the command of Lord Ligonier and handled the Royal Cavalry, Artillery and Infantry, Royal Wagon Train, the Household Brigade, the Royal Navy and the Royal Air Force came under its wings.

Today, it is a premium brand in all travel related services, employing over 1,400 professionals and headquartered in India.

The company is networked through a mix of branch sales offices, franchised sales shops, General Sales Agents (GSAs), and Preferred Sales Agents (PSAs). The company has 14 branch sales offices located in Mumbai, New Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Kochi, Pune, Nagpur and Goa. The company has appointed 94 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.

It has subsidiaries in UK, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, US, UAE and Singapore and operates from Moscow (Russia), Maldives and Tahiti through branch offices and Spain, Sweden, Germany, Italy, France, South America and South Africa through representative offices.

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.

The business can be broadly categorised as Leisure Travel, Corporate Travel, MICE, Trade Fairs, Visa Processing and foreign exchange.

Over the last two years the company has won many awards. In January 2010 it was awarded the Most Admired Tour Operator by SATTE. Cox and 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. Ajay Ajit Peter Kerkar, Global CEO, Cox and 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).

CKIL 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;
Praneeta D’Souza, Manager - Corporate Communications;
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