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      • Thomas Cook started organising leisure trips in 1841
      • Mr Cook arranged a succession of trips, to the midland towns of Leicester, Nottingham, Derby and Birmingham
      • Four years later, he organised his first trip abroad from Leicester to Calais
      • Today Thomas Cook is the second largest European travel group
      • Thomas Cook was nationalised shortly after World War Two And was privatised in the 1970’s
      • Midland Bank became its sole owner in 1977.
      • It was then sold by Midland in 1992 to a German bank and charter airline.
      • In June 2007, Thomas Cook acquired fellow MyTravel Group for around $5.5 billion
      • Today the company is 50:50 owned by German retail group KarstadtQuelle and the Lufthansa airline.
      • In 1808 - Thomas Cook was born in Melbourne, Derbyshire
      • At seventeen Thomas joined the local Temperance Society
      • 1841 -Cook arranged an eleven-mile rail excursion from Leicester to a Temperance Society meeting in Loughborough
      • 1846 -took 500 people from Leicester on a tour of Scotland
      • Greatest achievements -to arrange 165,000 people to attend the Great Exhibition in Hyde Park.
      • 1865 -Cook moved his business to London where he arranged tours to Egypt
      • His son John managed the London office of the company that was now known as Thomas Cook & Son
      • 1872 - Thomas Cook & Son was able to offer a 212 day Round the World Tour for 200 guineas.
      • Cook retired in 1879 leaving John and his three sons to run the company.
      • Thomas Cook died in 1892.
      • Parent company of Thomas Cook, Condor Airlines until 12 February 2007
      • Thomas Cook Group plc was created on 19 June 2007 by the merger of Thomas Cook AG and MyTravel Group plc
      • It was originally incorporated onNovember 1, 1997 as "C&N Touristic AG"
      • Lufthansa and Karstadt jointly owned the group
      • Karstadt took control of the company two days before Christmas 2006 by buying the half-share owned by Lufthansa
      • Thomas Cook Group operates a portfolio of market-leading travel brands in 21 markets
      • Thomas Cook Worldwide had 5 wholly owned subsidiaries
      • Thomas Cook UK
      • Thomas Cook Netherlands
      • Thomas Cook France
      • Thomas Cook Belgium
      • Thomas Cook Destinations
      • The companies in Thomas Cook AG include
      • Thomas Cook Holidays Division.
      • Thomas Cook Retail
      • Thomas Cook Airlines
      • Thomas Cook Airlines (Belgium)
      • Condor Airlines
      • Thomas Cook TV
      • "To be the best travel company in the world to travel with, work for, and invest in.”
      • “ To improve performance in mainstream tour operating, make significant advances in independent travel, travel-related financial services and emerging markets, and grow overall revenue and profit.”
      • The strategy focuses on the following key objectives:
      • Integrating the businesses of the Enlarged Group and delivering the planned synergies
      • Strengthening the packaged tour operating businesses
      • Growing its business in the independent travel segment  
      • Extending the financial services offering of the Enlarged Group through the introduction of new products and services
      • CEO- UK & Ireland CEO Manny Fontenla-Novoa
      • Dr. Jürgen Büser , Chief Financial Officer, Thomas Cook UK Ltd
      • Mr. Michael Hallisey , Executive Director - Legal, Thomas Cook UK Ltd
      • Mr. Roland Zeh , Director Finance-Integration, Thomas Cook UK Ltd
      • Dr Karl-Gerhard Eick
      • David Allvey
      • Roger Burnell
      • Bo Lerenius
      • Hemjo Klein
      • Nigel Northridge
      • Began its Indian operations in 1881
      • Opened First office in Mumbai.
      • Expanded to the cities of Kolkata, Bangalore, Delhi and Chennai,
      • The current company, TCIL came into existence with effect from November 1, 1978.
      • TCIL made its public issue in February 1983. 
      • The Thomas Cook Business Park, Coningsby Rd.Peterborough PE3 8SB, United Kingdom
      • TCIL HQ Address:
      • Thomas Cook Building Dr. Dadabhai Naoroji Road Fort Mumbai
      • Head of Sustainability Ruth Holroyd manages a team of three- Responsible Business Manager Nancy Brock has responsibility for our impacts on home communities
      • Sustainable Tourism Manager Jo Baddeley has responsibility for our resource and social impacts in destination communities
      • Environmental Manager Vicki Handforth has responsibility for our environmental impacts
      • Federation of Tour Operators (FTO)
      • The Travel Foundation
      • Enable Holidays
      • WRAP
      • Present in 55 cities across 200 locations in India Over 3,000 employees
      • Possesses the highest financial rating given by CRISIL – P1
      • Revenue over Rs. 142.1 crores
      • Highly profitable and consistent wealth generator. Net worth around Rs. 183,89,69,999
      • The Company is almost debt free, generating positive cash flows.
      • Holidays
      • Travel Management
      • Financial Services
      • Travel Insurance
      • Incentives & Conferences
      • Travel Cards
    • Leisure Travel
      • 2005 – 2006
      • Golden Peacock Award for Excellence in Corporate Governance 2006 (Finalist Certificate) By Institute of Directors for ethical business practices
      • 2004 – 2005
      • Best Travel Agency Award, 2005 By The Pacific Asia Travel Writers Association (PATWA)
      • PATA Gold Award, 2005 By Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) for marketing in the category of Industry Tour Operator / Travel Agent.
      • Best Website Award By the Association of Business Communications of India (ABCI)
      • Best Technology Award, 2005 By Galileo Express Travel & Tourism Award Excellence in Financial Reporting in Service Sector By The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
      • ITB Berlin Germany- March 2005 Presented to Ashwini Kakkar. Managing Director, Thomas Cook (I) Ltd. as Best Travel Agency for Tourism Related Services.
      • 13 February 2009 - Rescued turtles take to the skies with Thomas Cook Airlines
      • 2 February 2009 - Cruise Thomas Took launches 'The cruise selector‘
      • 26 December 2008 - Don't just book it…
      • 18 December 2008 - Thomas Cook Airlines introduces additional aircraft at Newcastle Airport
      • 21 November 2008 - Thomas Cook celebrates the 200th anniversary of the birth of the founder of modern day tourism
      • planning to focus more on domestic tourism & B 2 B segment
      • Portal currently offers flights, rail, hotels, cruises & other facilities
      • TCIL planning to add more destinations online
      • Aiming to focus on B2B segment for travel agents & corporates
      • Planninig to sell flight tickets online
      • Planning to sell tour packages online