Thomas Cook (India) Ltd’s Centre of Learning held an inter-collegiate quiz competition “Explore with Thomas Cook” on September 13, 2012.
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Mumbai, September 14, 2012: Thomas Cook (India) Ltd’s Centre of Learning held an inter-collegiate quiz competition “Explore with Thomas Cook” on September 13, 2012 at the Indian Merchants Chamber, inaugurated by Ms. Mashanta Romani, Ex-Director India Tourism.
With an incredible number of 101 teams (colleges) participating this year including institutes from Mumbai, Nashik & Goa, the event was buzzing with enthusiasm due to an attendance of over 200 students. Questions were based on destinations, including Incredible India, multi choice options, audio visual, dumb charades, Pictionary, etc.
This was a unique initiative from Centre of Learning with an aim to increase awareness of the travel, tourism, & service industry amongst students. “Explore with Thomas Cook” is an annual event that takes place to commemorate World Tourism Day which falls on September 27.
Students from Ramnarain Ruia College emerged as winners bagging a rolling trophy, gold medals and goodie bags. Jai Hind college & Ramnarain Ruia college came in as the first and second runners-up, respectively.
About Thomas Cook (India) Limited:
Thomas Cook is the largest integrated travel and travel related financial services company in the country offering a broad spectrum of services that include Foreign Exchange, Corporate Travel, MICE, Leisure Travel, Insurance, Visa & Passport services and E-Business. The Company set up its first office in India in 1881, and has been providing world-class travel service for 131 years.
TCIL’s footprint currently extends to over 250 locations (including 24 airport counters) in 91 cities across India, Mauritius & Sri Lanka and is supported by a strong partner network of 128 Gold Circle Partners and 166 Preferred Sales Agents in over 100 cities pan India.
Thomas Cook (India) Ltd has been honoured with the “Favourite Specialist Tour Operator" award at the Condé Nast Traveller Readers' Travel Awards 2011 and was also conferred with the CNBC AWAAZ - “Best company providing foreign exchange” in India for the third year in a row. In addition, Thomas Cook (India) Ltd has been awarded the ‘Most Trusted Tour Operator Brand’ by the Times Travel Honours 2011 and also recognized as a “Superbrand” 2011-2012 by consumers for excellence in travel services.
CRISIL has reaffirmed Thomas Cook (India) Limited with the ‘CRISIL A1+ and AA- rating. The Brand Trust Report™, India study 2012, has ranked Thomas Cook (India) Ltd as The most Trusted Brand in Services. Recently, TCIL was awarded the prestigious National Tourism Award (2010-2011) for ‘Outstanding Performance’ as an ‘Inbound Tour Operator’ in Category I, third position.