Cox & Kings Wins Big at the 25th Annual World Travel Awards

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Celebrating 260 years, Cox & Kings Ltd., has yet again emerged as Asia’sLeading Luxury Tour Operator, India’s Leading Tour Operator and India’sLeading Travel Agency at the World Travel Awards, globally known to be the ultimate hallmark of excellence.

The gala awards ceremony was held at InterContinental Grand Stanford Hong Kong and attended by the luminaries of the travel industry from across the world.

Peter Kerkar, Group CEO, Cox & Kings, stated, “It is a proud moment for all of us here as these awards have been voted by peers in the industry. We owe our success to the staff who have crafted wonderful journeys for our customers and help us reach many a milestone.”

Cox & Kings has been a consistent winner at the World Travel Awards since years. The title of Asia’s Leading Luxury Tour Operator was bagged for the 4th consecutive time this year. It won India’s Leading Tour Operator for the 5th time and India’s Leading Travel Agency for the 6th consecutive time.

World Travel Awards (WTA) was established to seek out and reward 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 a leading leisure and education travel group with operations in 22 countries across four continents. It is one of the most experienced travel companies in the world, having been in operation since 1758. Headquartered in India, C&K has over the last three decades 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, Hybrid Hotels.

Juergen Thomas Steinmetz has continuously worked in the travel and tourism industry since he was a teenager in Germany (1979), beginning as a travel agent up through today as a publisher of eTurboNews (eTN), one of the world’s most influential and most-read travel and tourism publications. He is also Chairman of ICTP. His experiences include working and collaborating with various national tourism offices and non-governmental organizations, as well as private and non-profit organizations, and in planning, implementing, and quality control of a range of travel and tourism-related activities and programs, including tourism policies and legislation. His major strengths include a vast knowledge of travel and tourism from the point of view of a successful private enterprise owner, superb networking skills, strong leadership, excellent communication skills, strong team player, attention to detail, dutiful respect for compliance in all regulated environments, and advisory skills in both political and non-political arenas with respect to tourism programs, policies, and legislation. He has a thorough knowledge of current industry practices and trends and is a computer and Internet junkie.