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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