Thomas Cook (India) Ltd (TCIL) is the leading 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.
TCIL’s footprint (exclusive of its subsidiaries) currently extends to over 223 locations (including 21 airport counters) in 85 cities across India, Mauritius & Sri Lanka and is supported by a strong partner network of 91 Gold Circle Partners and 81 Preferred Sales Agents in over 87 cities across India.
ICRA has retained the long-term rating of TCIL’s non-convertible debenture programme at ‘ICRA AA/Stable’. CRISIL has assigned a long term rating of ‘CRISIL AA– / stable’ to the non-convertible debenture programme and long-term banking facilities, and a short-term rating of ‘CRISIL A1+’ to TCIL’s banking facilities. Further, ICRA has retained the rating of ‘ICRA AA– / Stable’ on the Company’s preference share programme.
TCIL has been voted as Favourite Outbound Tour Operator at the Outlook Traveller Awards 2015; Best Tour Operator- Outbound at the CNBC AWAAZ Travel Awards 2015, 2014 & 2013; Best Company providing Foreign Exchange at the CNBC AWAAZ Travel Awards 2015 & 2014; felicitated with The French Ambassador’s Diamond Award for Exemplary Achievements in Visa Issuance 2015 & 2016; Condé Nast Traveller Readers’ Travel Awards 2016 to 2011. TCIL’s Travel Quest was honoured at PATA Gold Awards 2015 and TCIL’s Centre of Learning has received IATA accreditation as Top 10 South Asia IATA Authorized Training Centers 2016, 2015, 2013 & 2012. For more information, please visit www.thomascook.in
TCIL is promoted by Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Fairbridge Capital (Mauritius) Limited and its controlled affiliates which holds 67.66%. Fairbridge is responsible for the execution of acquisition and investment opportunities in the Indian subcontinent on behalf of the Fairfax family of companies. Equity shares of TCIL are listed on BSE and NSE under the Scrip Code – 500413 and THOMASCOOK respectively.
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited is a holding company which, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in property and casualty insurance and reinsurance and investment management. The company was founded in 1985 by the present Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Prem Watsa. The company has been under present management since 1985 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada. Its common shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol FFH and in U.S. dollars under the symbol FFH.U.
The company, through Thomas Cook (India) Ltd., owns 62.17% of Quess Corp Limited (formerly IKYA Human Capital Solutions Limited), a provider of integrated business services, and 100% of Sterling Holiday Resorts Limited (formerly Thomas Cook Insurance Services (India) Limited), a company engaged in time share and resort business.
Quess Corp Limited
Quess Corp Limited (BSE: 539978, NSE: QUESS), established in 2007, is India’s leading integrated business services provider. Based out of Bengaluru, Quess today has a pan-India presence with 65 offices across 34 cities along with overseas footprint in North America, the Middle East and South East Asia. It serves over 1700+ customers across 4 segments namely, Global Technology Solutions, People & Services, Integrated Facility Management and Industrials. In FY17, Quess generated revenues of INR 4,157 Crores and had over 159,200 employees. Quess has a Market Capital of over INR 10,000 Crores as on April 30, 2017. For more information, please visit www.quesscorp.com
Sterling Holiday Resorts Limited
Sterling Holiday Resorts Limited is a leading holiday lifestyle company in India. Sterling was incorporated in 1986 with the vision of delivering Great Holiday experiences to Indian Families. To achieve this vision, the company pioneered Vacation Ownership in India and set about building a network of leisure resorts at some of the best holiday destinations in India. Currently, Sterling (including Nature Trails Resorts) has an inventory of 2124 rooms spread across 32 resorts located in Agra, Anaikatti, Corbett, Daman, Darjeeling, Dindi, Dhabosa, Dharamshala, Durshet ,Gangtok, Goa, Karwar, Kodaikanal, Kufri, Kundalika, Lonavala, Manali, Munnar, Mussoorie, Nainital, Ooty, Puri, Sajan, Sariska, Shirdi, Thekkady, Yelagiri and Yercaud. The company also has 16 additional sites where it plans to add new resorts in the coming years.
In March 2016, Sterling Holidays acquired ‘Nature Trails Resorts Private Limited’ – an adventure holiday company that operates resorts at four unique destinations in Maharashtra. For more information, please visit www.sterlingholidays.com
OTC Travel Services Pvt Ltd & Travel Circle International Services Limited
SOTC Travel Services Pvt Ltd is a step-down subsidiary of Fairfax Financial Holdings Group; held through two companies, its Indian listed subsidiary, Thomas Cook (India) Limited (TCIL) and TCIL’s subsidiary Travel Corporation (India) Ltd. SOTC is a leading travel and tourism company active across various travel segments including Leisure Travel, Incentive Travel, Business Travel, Destination management Services and Distribution Visa Marketing Services.
TCIL through its step down Subsidiary Travel Circle International Limited (formerly Luxe Asia Travel (China) Limited ) held 100% stake in Travel Circle International Services Limited , which has an attractive business in the travel sector backed by a trusted brand name, and a stable and motivated professional management team. The company is a premium outbound travel operator in Hong Kong. The Company Travel Circle International Services Limited has been merged with Travel Circle International Limited w.e.f. Dec 13, 2016.
For more details visit, www.sotcindia.com
Best Tour Operator – Outbound for the third time in a row & Best Company providing Foreign Exchange for the second time at the CNBC AWAAZ Travel Awards 2015
Favourite Outbound Tour Operator” at the Outlook Traveller Awards 2015
Felicitated Diamond Award for Exemplary Achievements in Visa Issuance at the French Ambassador’s Travel Awards Ceremony 2015
Thomas Cook India voted “Favourite Tour Operator” for the fifth time in succession at the Condé Nast Traveller India Readers’ Travel Awards 2015
Favourite Tour Operator” for the fourth time in a row at the Conde Nast Traveller India Readers’ Travel Awards 2014
India’s Leading Tour Operator for the year 2014, at the 21st Annual World Travel Awards 2014 at the Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2014
Best Tour Operator – Outbound & Best Company providing Foreign Exchange at the CNBC AWAAZ Travel Awards 2014
Consumer Superbrand” 2011-2012 by Superbrands for ‘Travel Smooth’
The most Trusted Brand in Services award by The Brand Trust Report™, India study 2012
Tour Operator Promoting Niche Segments other than Adventure and MICE
Award of Excellence: Best Tourism Promotion Publicity Material
Favourite Specialist Tour Operator at the Condé Nast Traveller Readers’ Travel Awards 2011
Best Corporate Travel Management Company by World Travel Brands 2012
“Consumer Superbrand” 2011-2012 by Superbrands for ‘Travel Smooth’
Retailer of the Year – Leisure & Holidays for 2012 by ET NOW
Special Award for endeavors in launching new tourism products and exemplary performance during the year 2011-12
National Tourism Award 2011-2012 Tour Operator Promoting Niche Segments
National Tourism Award 2011-2012 Award of Excellence
Most Trusted Tour Operator Brand
Asia’s Leading Luxury Train Award for ‘The Indian Maharaja Deccan Odyssey’
Recognized as a “Superbrand” 2011-2012
Travel Corporation (India) Limited (TCI) won ‘Best Inbound Operator
National Tourism Awards 2012-2013
Specialist Tour Operator – Conde Nast Traveller India Readers Award 2013
Best Tour Operator – Outbound at the CNBC AWAAZ Travel Awards 2013
Top 10 South Asia IATA Authorized Training Centers