Published on : Friday, March 5, 2021
A combination of a missed holidays in 2020 coupled with positive sentiment around the vaccine roll-out has created a strong uptick in travel demand. In a bid to catalyse the potential for India’s upcoming summer season, Thomas Cook India, India’s leading integrated travel Services Company, and its Group Company, SOTC Travel Ltd., has introduced a Summer Holiday Sale, from March 4-15, 2021. The companies have partnered with Air Asia and Sterling Holiday Resorts to launch exclusive deals: ‘Book Your Summer Holiday & Get You Flight Tickets Freeand Full Holidays at Half Price’, to a range of favourite domestic and international destinations.
Stays at Sterling Holiday Resorts come with the flexibility of 28 resorts bookable up to 15 days prior departure, complimentary dinner and free accommodation for a child below 6 years. In addition, customers can avail of unique holiday options or experiences like private villas with a private chef and concierge services and exciting adventure or nature options of camping, trekking, diving and biking. To ensure health and safety of customers, Thomas Cook India & SOTC have also put together a holistic three pronged customer confidence-building program in the form of Assured-Insured-Secured.
The program covers every aspect of physical safety as well as mental and financial security to give the customer complete peace of mind. The companies have launched several meaningful initiatives like the AssuredSafe Travel Program and Doctor on Call 24×7 service in partnership with Apollo Clinics; India’s first Safe Holiday Helpline, a free service offering expert guidance & assistance for safe holiday planning, visa assistance, country specific updates, on-ground health and safety measures, health certification, etc. and seamless COVID-negative certification services via a tie up with ICMR accredited labs. Based on the improved positive sentiment as the vaccination drive rolls out across India, ThomasCook India and SOTC’s Summer Holiday Sale has been perfectly timed to help travellers book their summer vacation by availing of the range of attractive benefits on offer.
Mr. Rajeev Kale, President & Country Head – Holidays, MICE, Visa, Thomas Cook (India) Ltd.said in a statement that summer and holidays are the first thing that comes to one’s mind. He mentioned that in view of the missed vacation opportunity last year, travel demand is clearly on the upswing and as affordable holidays are a key customer demand, the Summer Holiday Sale presents great offers like free flight tickets on summer holiday bookings, full holidays at half price and more. He mentioned that customers can choose from trending domestic destinations, including Himachal, Kerala, Uttarakhand, Kashmir, Andamans and international destinations like Dubai, Maldives, and Seychelles.
Mr. Daniel D’souza, President & Country Head, Leisure, SOTC Travel added that as the vaccine rollout accelerates, homebound Indian travellers are eager to plan their summer break in 2021 after having skipped it last year. He shared that that reinforcing the commitment to consistently provide value for customers; SOTC has introduced Summer Holiday Sale that offers the best deals such as free flight tickets on summer holiday bookings, full holidays at half price among others. He mentioned that travellers with pocket friendly budgets can now avail the value packages to a wide range of domestic and international destinations.