Thomas Cook launches portal in India to extend its reach
05/30/2008|9:59:00 AM|
Integrated travel and travel-related services company Thomas Cook (India) Ltd. has recently launched travel portal
The website targets the Internet savvy leisure travelers, corporate travelers, travel agents and partners who will be integrated with the robust offline business of Thomas Cook India.
Udayan Bose, Chairman, Thomas Cook (India) Limited, said "Today, 75% of e-commerce spend is attributed to online travel booking. An average young entrepreneur, traveling for work or holiday uses the Internet for addressing most of his travel needs and we want to tap into this large market and cater to their needs effectively."
"We are hoping to leverage the goodwill that the brand name Thomas Cook has established in India, capitalise on the experience that the organization has accumulated over so many years and use our relationship with Thomas Cook Group plc, a leading player in the online space in the UK to create a world class travel site," said Madhavan Menon, Managing Director, Thomas Cook (India) Limited.
Thomas Cook India is now a part of Thomas Cook Group plc.