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Cox & Kings bags four awards at the prestigious World Travel Awards in Hong Kong
4th, November 2015

Hong Kong: 4th November 2015 : Cox & Kings Ltd. the leading holidays and education travel group having operations in 23 countries across continents, has bagged four awards at the recently concluded World Travel Awards ceremony in Hong Kong. The red-carpet event at the plush Intercontinental Grand Stanford, Hong Kong was attended by the luminaries of the travel industry.

Cox & Kings was the proud winners in four categories namely.

1. Asia’s Leading Luxury Train - Deccan Odyssey.
2. Asia’s Leading Luxury Tour Operator
3. India’s Leading Tour Operator
4. India’s Leading Travel Agency.

Peter Kerkar, Director, Cox & Kings stated, ``winning the World Travel Awards was a proud moment for us especially when those who voted for us were our peers from the travel industry.’’

The Deccan Odyssey is a luxury train managed and operated by Cox & Kings in India.

The World Travel Awards is considered by many as the Oscars of the Travel Industry. World Travel Awards Gala ceremonies are widely regarded as the best networking opportunities within the travel and tourism industry, attended by the who’s who of the travel industry.


Cox & Kings Ltd. (CKL) is one of the longest established travel companies 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. Holidaybreak also has a subsidiary in Meininger. It currently operates 16 hotels in 10 European cities.

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), European Tour Operators Association (ETOA), and the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA).

For further media details, contact:
Thomas C Thottathil, AVP - Corporate Communications;
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