Cox & Kings Ltd. one of the leading holidays and education travel group took home three honours at World Travel Award’s 23rd glitzy gala ceremony held at InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort, Vietnam. Clinching some of the major awards of the night – Asia’s Leading Luxury tour, India’s Leading Tour Operator and India’s Leading Travel Agency, Cox & Kings emerged as a proud winner, determined by votes cast by industry professionals.
Commenting on this achievement, Peter Kerkar, Director, Cox & Kings said, “Recognition means so much more when it comes from your Industry peers and partners, and celebrated at a prestigious platform like World Travel Awards. The awards stand testimony to our constant endeavour in offering the most unique travel experiences to our customers, providing excellent customer service, and travel solutions to our industry partners. We wish to thank our customers and travel partners for trusting Cox & Kings and making it one of the leading travel groups in the world.”
He added, “As a market leader driving travel innovation, travel needs of our customers and making holidays memorable will remain our top priority. This recognition truly motivates us as we strive to reinvent and redefine customer travel experiences.”
This year, Cox & Kings won the awards for Asia’s Leading Luxury Tour Operator for the 2nd consecutive time, India’s Leading Tour Operator for the 3rd time and India’s Leading Travel Agency for the 4th time.
World Travel Awards (WTA) rewards the very best travel organisations in the world – those brands pushing the boundaries of excellence and implementing ground-breaking ideas. It has been acclaimed as the Oscars of the Travel Industry. Each World Travel Awards Gala Ceremony offers unrivalled networking opportunities to members of the travel and tourism industry.
About Cox & Kings Ltd. (BSE: 533144 | NSE: COX&KINGS)
Cox & Kings Ltd. (‘C&K’) is one of the most experienced travel companies in the world, having been in operation since 1758. Headquartered in India, it is a leading leisure and education travel group with operations in 22 countries across 4 continents.
Over the last three decades, C&K has transformed itself into a diversified, multinational travel conglomerate with a focus on the new-age global consumer.
C&K operates in three key verticals; Leisure, Education and Hybrid Hotels.
Leisure – India is best known by the ubiquitous Cox & Kings brand in India, where we are an integrated travel enterprise, offering the best and widest range of travel options to individuals, groups and businesses in the fastest growing major economy in the world.
Leisure – International operates in multiple countries, mainly under the Cox & Kings brand, with a greater focus on premium-end travel.
Education operates under the brand names PGL and NST, among others. PGL and NST are market leaders in experiential learning in the UK and we intend to take these brands across the world; we have recently entered the Australian market.
We operate 16 hybrid hotels in Europe under the Meininger brand. Our unique selling proposition is that we can deliver the urban traveller a clean, safe, stay in a city-centre location at an affordable price.
Over the years the company has won many awards that stand testimony to its excellence in service. C&K is one of the founding members of the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), and we are members of premier industry associations across the world.
In 2015 the company has won a string of awards and amongst them are the World Travel Awards for Asia’s luxury tour operator, India’s leading travel agency and India’s leading tour operator. It also won the award for Deccan Odyssey, which emerged as Asia’s leading luxury train.
Our Executive Director Ms. Urrshila Kerkar won the Game Changer of the Year Award, and our Director Mr. Peter Kerkar was honoured by the British Travel and Hospitality Hall of Fame in 2015.