Thomas Cook has identified Punjab as a high growth market for its holiday business. In an initiative to leverage this opportunity, Thomas Cook India has strengthened its presence with the launch of a new Gold Circle Partner (GCP) franchise outlet at Amritsar, inaugurated by Ms. Anita Patni, Associate Vice President – Leisure Travel, Thomas Cook (India) Ltd. and Gold Circle Partner Mr. Vineet Bansal.
This expansion augments Thomas Cook India’s distribution and reach in Punjab to 11 consumer access centres: 5 owned branches and 6 Gold Circle Partner (franchise) outlets.
The new Gold Circle Partner outlet in Amritsar offers consumers end-to-end travel solutions with a bouquet of travel and travel related financial services, including: International & Domestic Holidays (Group Tours, Personalised holidays, Cruises, etc.), Value Added Services like Travel Insurance; Visa Services, etc.
Rajeev Kale, President & Country Head Leisure Travel & M.I.C.E, Thomas Cook (India) Limited said, “Punjab has been identified as a high potential source market delivering a strong growth of 30% YoY for our Leisure Travel business. Our second outlet, at Amritsar’s Ranjit Avenue, was selected as it is a prime locality catering to a viable catchment of consumers across families, business travellers, students, senior citizens and NRIs.”