Thomas Cook (India) Ltd. has strengthened its presence in Surat, a high potential source market for its holiday business, with the inauguration of its second outlet on the University Road in Vesu, Surat, which was inaugurated by Romil Pant, Senior Vice President, Thomas Cook (India) Ltd.
This expansion augments Thomas Cook India’s distribution and reach in Gujarat to 11 consumer access centres: five owned branches and six Gold Circle Partner (franchise) outlets.
The new Gold Circle Partner outlet in Surat offers consumers end-to-end travel solutions with a bouquet of travel and travel related financial services, including international and domestic holidays (group tours, FIT personalised holidays, cruises, rail) and travel insurance. It is owned by Gold Circle Partners Umesh Sirvi and Kumar Gaurav Patel.
Rajeev Kale, President and Country Head-Leisure Travel and MICE, Thomas Cook (India) Limited said, “Gujarat has been identified as a prime growth driver and continues to deliver strong growth of 35% YoY for our leisure travel business. Surat offers us significant potential and we have selected one of the prime localities of the city for our new branch. The new outlet is at a key locality in Surat, providing us with a viable catchment of consumers across families, business professionals, senior citizens and NRIs.”