TC CHANDIGARH: SOTC Travel has seen a strong potential from North India with a steady rise of Punjab as a major source state for domestic and international holiday’s travellers. With the industrial growth, improved infrastructure facilities and better air connectivity, Chandigarh is becoming a hub for young travellers. The upcoming IT City and Eco City in the region is expected to augment travel considerably.
Panchkula is a potential market for SOTC which has been growing consistently year on year with significant progress. In an attempt to reach the optimum potential of this market and strive to provide the best pre & post tour experience to customers, SOTC Travel announced the launch of their franchise office in Manimajra, Panchkula. It is in the main residential hub of Panchkula and will offer consumer friendly travel and travel related value added services.
On this occasion, Mr. Daniel D’souza, President and Country Head, Leisure, SOTC Travel said, “We have observed a significant increase in enquiries and bookings from Chandigarh in recent times and it has been growing consistently year on year. We are excited to announce the opening of our newest SOTC franchise in Panchkula, where the demand for travel and travel related services will be facilitated. With the growth witnessed in the experiential travel segment, the new franchise office will offerpersonalized services with flexible holiday options that cater to the new age traveller. Apart from bringing in new destinations, we have added new experiences and products to top destinations. With packages that add value for money, combined with the patented superior service put forth by the brand,we look forward to introducing innovative travel offerings in line with local requirements in the near future”
The new franchise office of SOTC at Panchkula will be mentored by Surbhi. She has more than 9 years of experience in tourism industry and has travelled extensively around the globe exploring various tourist destinations. At the inauguration, Surbhi added “Travel packages which comes with personal experience suggestions always add more value to the clients. I am happy to get associated with SOTC and will ensure that our travellers will be our brand ambassadors”. She further added that leisure recreations offered through our experience portal “On the Go” such as trekking, jungle camps etc. are attracting tourists from Panchkula. Leisure combined with spiritual journeys is an interesting trend seen with travellers these days.
About SOTC Travel
SOTC Travel Limited (Formerly SOTC Travel Pvt. Ltd.) is a step-down subsidiary of Fairfax Financial Holdings Group; held through its Indian listed subsidiary, Thomas Cook (India) Limited (TCIL). SOTC India is a leading travel and tourism company active across various travel segments including Leisure Travel, Incentive Travel and Business Travel and Foreign Exchange.
SOTC was established in 1949. Since then, it has escorted lakhs of travellers across the globe for more than 70 years to various destinations around the world. A new age innovative holidaymaker, SOTC strives to make holidays a priority for every Indian. ‘We are for holidays’ and we want Indians to prioritize their holidays.