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