Pata awards gold to Cox & Kings


MUMBAI, 26 September 2018: Now in its 260th year the venerable, Cox & Kings, the oldest tour operator in the world, took home a Pacific Asia Travel Association Gold Award.

It won the prestigious award in the marketing media – consumer travel brochure category.

PATA’s jury panel consisting of the travel industry’s luminaries chose Cox & Kings’ entry ‘Experiential Showcase of the Indian Journeys’.

Yusuf Poonawala, Head, Bharat Deko, Cox & Kings Ltd (centre) with the PATA Gold Award for the best Consumer Travel Brochure, looking on are Maria Helena de Senna Fernandes, Macau Government Tourist Office (left) and Dr Mario Hardy, Chief Executive officer, Pacific Asia Travel Association (left).

The award ceremony took place earlier this month at Mahsuri International Exhibition Centre (MIEC), Langkawi, Malaysia, during the Pata Travel Mart.

Cox & Kings Group CEO, Peter Kerkar said: ” Our travel brochure was designed in a way that not only exhibited the vibrant offerings and experiences of India but also provided a comprehensive and informational guide to help travellers plan their trips better.”

Cox & Kings is a leading leisure and education travel group with operations in 22 countries across four continents and considered the oldest travel firm worldwide having been in operation since 1758.

Headquartered in India, C&K operates in three key verticals; leisure travel, education and the management of ‘Hybrid Hotels’.

(Source: Cox & Kings Ltd)


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