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Cox & Kings awarded at the 12th Hospitality India Awards
23rd, September 2016

Cox & Kings awarded at the 12th Hospitality India Awards

Mumbai 23rd Sep, 2016: Maintaining the winning legacy at the 12th Hospitality and Explore The World Annual International Travel Awards, Cox & Kings Ltd, one of the leading travel companies with operations in over 22 countries won two coveted awards for 'Best Domestic Tour Operator' & 'Best Experiential Travel Company'. The award function was held on 23rd Sep at Ashok Hotel Convention Hall New Delhi.

Karan Anand, Head - Relationships, Cox & Kings said,' Being the best among many is a result of our vast experience in the industry of tourism. We aim to deliver products that surpass our customers' expectations' He added, 'Our brand Bharat Dekho has mastered the domestic market while our Xperiential tours continue to be a top choice for many discerning travellers.'

The award function was organised in association with China Tourism as its principal partner and saw the Hon'ble Minister of Tourism Govt. of India Dr. Mahesh Sharma gracing the occasion as the Chief Guest. The who's who of the travel industry attended the event.

Hospitality India recognises the best among many integral components of travel industry including hotels, aviation, restaurants, agencies etc.


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 22 countries across 4 continents.

Over the last three decades, CKL has transformed itself into a diversified, multinational travel conglomerate with a focus on the new-age global consumer.

CKL operate key verticals; Leisure, Education and Hybrid Hotels.

Leisure-India is best known by the ubiquitous Cox & Kings brand in India, where we are an integrated travel enterprise, offering the best and widest range of travel options to individuals, groups and businesses in the fastest growing major economy in the world. We have a total of 160 offices, including franchisees spread across India.

Leisure We also have Destination Management Company operation offices in India, Dubai, Europe and Sri Lanka.

Leisure-International operates in multiple countries under a plethora of packaged travel brands, including Cox & Kings and Superbreak, among others.

Education operates under the brand names PGL and NST, among others, mainly in the UK, and Australia. Experiential learning is the way forward and we are experts in this area and intend to take our brand across the world.

Meininger: We operate 16 hybrid hotels in Europe under the Meininger brand. Our unique selling proposition is that we can deliver today's traveller a clean, safe, stay in city-centre locations.

Over the years the company has won many awards that stand testimony to its excellent service.

CKL is one of the founding members of the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), and are members of premier industry associations such as TAAI, TAFI, IATO and ETOA.

In 2015 the company has won a string of awards and amongst them are the World Travel Awards for World's leading Luxury Tour Operator, Asia's leading 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.

For further media details, contact:
Thomas C. Thottathil
Cox & Kings Ltd.
Head - Corporate Communications
T: +91-22-22709100
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