28 May 2017
Cox & Kings Ltd, the leading holidays and education travel group with operations in 22 countries across continents, has opened a new franchise store in Mohali. The store headed by Mrs. Shalu Garg and Mr. Shivam Gupta was inaugurated by Mr. Anil Kumar Gupta- IRS and Commissioner of Customs. The new store is located at SCF-51, First floor, Sector-59, Phase-5.
I have studied National Business from Singapore and been to the places where I think people need more exploring. Travelling is my passion and I always wanted to start a business. When my co-owner Shalu told me about this project, I thought this is what I was looking for in life. It’s a blend of business and travelling, says Shivam Gupta, Owner of Skyland travels who has taken the franchisee of Cox & Kings in Mohali.
Shivam is just 23-years-old is a young entrepreneur who is passionate about the travel business, particularly luxury tours. He said, “I was in a job earlier & wanted to enter the world of business through an initiative focused on the travel industry. It is a dream come true for me as Cox & Kings are specialists of the travel trade & i will work hard to take the project to new heights in the region.”
Mrs. Shalu Garg said, “The outlet is an endeavour to fill the gap of quality services in travel, in this region. Cox & Kings is a world leader, the No 1 in travel services in India & an award winning company. So it is an honour to be associated with it & bringing it into Mohali.”
Shivam told that we are providing certain types of discounts on packages as well. As our co-owner is a woman, we are focusing on Women Solo trips and will be providing discounts on packages for them. Also, couple packages will get a Child ticket for free. Discounts will change according to the packages and the country people are travelling. We have different types of trips for Solo women travelers, Disabled people, Couple trips and many more. People can also contact us through online mode.
This is Cox & Kings’ 6th franchisee store in Punjab and the opening follows the popularity of their existing franchise stores in Chandigarh, Ludhiana, Amritsar, Jalandhar and Patiala. Domestic and International travel deals offered by Cox and Kings will be made available to the travellers at this new outlet. The store is one stop shop for all travel related needs such as customized tours, group tours, business travel, flights, travel insurance, trade fairs and many other. The store allows Cox & Kings to extend its reach as well as complement its existing full-line store presence in Punjab.
Commenting on the launch, Karan Anand, Head-Relationships, Cox & Kings said, “Opening of the new franchisee store in Mohali is a part of our larger strategy to reach out to all possible segments and untapped markets. Mohali, being a commercial hub and a developing IT hub of the state, is a crucial market for us. With our unique offerings and professional services, we are confident of getting good response from here.”
It is noteworthy that Cox & Kings Ltd. (‘C&K’) is a leading leisure and education travel group with operations in 22 countries across 4 continents. It is one of the most experienced travel companies in the world, having been in operation since 1758. Headquartered in India, over the last three decades, C&K has transformed itself into a diversified, multinational travel conglomerate with a focus on the new-age global consumer.