Thomas Cook India distances itself from troubled former parent

Thomas Cook India today clarified that the financial troubles of its former, UK-based parent, Thomas Cook Group Plc, will have zero impact on the Indian company as the former parent has sold off its entire stake in the Indian unit seven years ago. Thomas Cook Group, founded in 1841 in Britain, sold its 77% stake […]

Thomas Cook to offer special Sentosa packs to Singapore, signs deal

Travel services company Thomas Cook said it  will offer special deals to customers to Sentosa, an island resort in Singapore, following the signing of a three-year strategic agreement with Sentosa Development Corporation Sentosa Development Corporation (SDC) is a statutory board in Singapore, under the purview of the Ministry of Trade and Industry. Established in 1972, […]

Thomas Cook hosts 5,000 students for 10 days for Khelo India School Games

Thomas Cook, India’s largest travel services company, said it was chosen as the hospitality partner for government of India’s national school games that was held as part of the ‘Khelo India’ (Play India) program last week. Without disclosing the financial details of the contract, Thomas Cook said it provided accommodation and meals for 5,000 students […]

India’s Quess Corp buys monster.com Asia business, HCL’s service centers

Quess Corp, the ‘business services’ subsidiary of Thomas Cook India, announced two major acquisitions, purchasing the Asia business of Monster.com and the Indian service center business of HCL Infosystems. Quess Corp will pay up to Rs 30 cr for the service center business of HCL Infosystems. It did not disclose the consideration for the monster.com […]

Tata Capital sells Travel & Forex business to Thomas Cook

Thomas Cook, the travel services company, said it had purchased the forex business of Tata Capital, Tata Capital Forex, in its entirety. “We would like to inform you that the Board of Directors of the Company at their Meeting held on 25th September, 2017, approved the acquisition and signing of a definitive agreement with TATA […]

Thomas Cook tries the ‘mini’ approach to keep costs low in Tier 3 cities

Thomas Cook, one of leading travel consultants, said it has launched an outlet in Rudrapur city in Uttarkhand under its new Mini format. The Rudrapur outlet has been designed optimising space and will be manned by a two member team, equipped with technology via mobile devices for seamless online connectivity to central systems thereby facilitating […]

Thomas Cook to provide free toilets at tourist spots across India

Thomas Cook said it is planning to install pre-fabricated toilets at tourist spots, starting with Ooty. This Pre-fabricated toilet units can be used free of cost and the units will be maintained by Thomas Cook India’s subsidiary, Sterling Resorts. These toilets will include an exhaust fans, hand-wash and air freshener. They will be cleaned every […]