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Follow your team to the ICC World T20 with Cox & Kings
16th, March 2010

Cox & Kings is the official travel agent for ICC World T20, West Indies 2010

Mumbai, March 16, 2010: Cox and Kings (India) Ltd, the longest established travel company in the world since 1758, is offering Cricket die-hard fans, the opportunity to experience the magic of the ICC World T20 to be held in West Indies from May 7-16, 2010.

According to Peter Kerkar, executive director, Cox & Kings India Ltd., "Cricket has always been every Indian's passion. With the World Cup, T20 matches, it has gained even more prominence in our lives. Cox & Kings is proud to be the official Travel Agent for ICC World T20. Experience the excitement of the game as you mingle with friendly West Indians and fans from across the globe. We invite you to follow the Indian team."

Watch the Indian team as they play against Australia on May 7th in Barbados. The apt package for this match is Super 8 Beat the Heat, a 3-night/ 4-day package priced at Rs. 99,999.

Follow them as they play against West Indies on May 9th in Barbados and against Sri Lanka on May 11th in St. Lucia. The package for these matches is Super 8 Survival, a 5-night/ 6-day package priced at Rs. 1,25,000.

Catch the semi-finals and finals on May 13th, 14th and 16th in St. Lucia & Barbados, with the Route 2 Finals, an 8-night/ 9-day package priced at Rs. 1,30,000.

The package rates are per person and inclusive of airfare, accommodation, breakfast, return coach transfers from the airport as per itinerary, one round-trip return coach transfer between hotel and stadium as per match schedule, Cricket Match tickets for those matches as per the itinerary and a Cox and Kings Sports Kit.

"And when the cricket is done, enjoy true Caribbean culture. Enjoy a trip to the Wildlife Reserve, ziplining through the forest or taking a submarine tour. For lovers of history and heritage, Barbados offers museums, George Washington House, historic plantation homes and the third oldest Parliament in the entire Commonwealth! Visit the Concorde Experience to see the plane that can travel faster than a rifle bullet. You can also enjoy the many water-sports the country has to offer. In fact, you can take the whole family on a Caribbean vacation," adds Peter Kerkar.

For more information, check out or call 1800221235, 18002090400, 9867565599 or SMS: T20 to 5757513.

Cox and Kings (India) Ltd. the longest established company in the world in 1758, is listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange and the National Stock Exchange in India. Our business can be broadly categorised as Leisure Travel, Corporate Travel, Forex and Visa Processing. We also provide value added services viz., customising travel plans for our NRI customers, travel arrangements for Trade Fairs, providing private air charter services, etc. Besides, we offer travel related foreign exchange & payment solutions. In fact, we are one of the first travel companies in India to be granted a license as an Authorized Dealer - Category II under the new licensing regime.

Cox and Kings has won several awards and recognition. It has been ranked #1 Top Brands in India and # 152 amongst Top 1000 Brands in the Asia Pacific region, based on a survey conducted by research agency, TNS and co-funded by Media magazine across the markets of 10 countries in the Asia Pacific, namely Australia, China, India, Japan, Hong Kong, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand.

Recently, it has won "Best Domestic Tour Operator" and "Best Visual Advertising Campaign" awarded by Galileo Express Travel World Awards (2008). Mr. Ajay Ajit Peter Kerkar, Global CEO, Cox and Kings has been honoured with the WTM Global Award 2008 for his remarkable contribution to the travel and tourism industry by the World Travel Market (WTM). Cox and Kings has been ranked amongst the Top 15 Tour Operators by Conde Nast Traveller’s Readers Travel Awards 2008. It won the Best Self Drive Brochure by Tourism New Zealand Asia Awards (2008).

In the past, Cox and Kings has won the CNBC Travel Award for "Most Preferred Travel Operator" in 2007 & the Abacus-TAFI awards for the Best Outbound Tour Operator as well as the Best Domestic Tour operator in 2007. Cox and Kings has also won the Government of India’s National Tourism Award for Conferences, for seven years & the National Tourism Award for the Best Domestic Operator for three years.

Cox and Kings’ registered office is situated in Mumbai, India with 255 points of presence covering 164 locations through a mix of branch sales offices, franchised sales shops, General Sales Agents (GSAs) and Preferred Sales Agents (PSAs). We have 14 branch sales offices located in Mumbai, New Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Kochi, Pune, Nagpur and Goa. Besides, Cox and Kings also operates through 56 franchised sales shops spread across India to have larger access to our customers. Further, we have an extensive network of 185 GSAs and PSAs covering all major towns and cities of India.

Cox and Kings has a global presence with its operations in 19 countries besides India through subsidiaries, branch offices and representative offices. We have subsidiaries in UK, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, US, UAE and Singapore and operates from Moscow (Russia), Maldives and Tahiti through our branch offices and Spain, Sweden, Germany, Italy, France, South America and South Africa through our representative offices. Further, we have presence in overseas markets through a network of GSAs and PSAs covering other countries enhancing our global presence.

For further media details, contact:
Thomas C Thottathil, Head - Corporate Communications;
Praneeta D'Souza, Manager - Corporate Communications;
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