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SOTC Travel Services Pvt. Ltd. (Formerly known as “Kuoni Travel (India) Pvt. Ltd.”) is a step-down subsidiary of Fairfax Financial Holdings Group; held through two companies, its Indian listed subsidiary, Thomas Cook (India) Limited (TCIL) and TCIL’s subsidiary Travel Corporation (India) Ltd.
SOTC India is a leading travel and tourism company active across various travel segments including Leisure Travel, Business Travel and Distribution Visa Marketing Services.

Leisure Travel

SOTC was established in 1949. Its tours have escorted lakhs of travelers across the globe for more than 50 years to various destinations around the world. It was acquired by Switzerland-based Kuoni Travel in 1996. SOTC India grew to become one of India’s largest travel companies.
It is one of the leaders in segments, namely Escorted Group Tours, Customised Holidays, Holidays of India and MICE amongst others. Its vast array of holiday services is taking holidaying to an entirely new level. A new age innovative holiday maker, SOTC strives to make holidays a priority for every Indian. ‘We are for holidays’ and we want Indians to prioritize their holidays.

Corporate Tours

With a dedicated team of over 100 professionals across India who specialize only in meetings, incentives, conferences and events, SOTC’s customer focused strategies and national reach have consistently ensured our market leadership in the MICE segment of the outbound travel arena.

Business Travel

Business Travel India, is amongst the leading travel management companies providing customised travel and travel-related solutions for India’s top corporates.
With leading edge technology, user-oriented software applications and strong focus on service and customer needs, Business Travel has firmly established itself as the expert in the corporate travel segment. Many of India’s top companies have chosen us for our global capabilities and specialized local expertise.
Having the best people with the right skills and knowledge is the key to Business Travel‘s success. Time-strapped corporate customers get all their travel needs met at a single window. To assist them further, implants are placed within their offices to provide personalized service with backup facilities from the various branches. At present, Business Travel caters to 400 Indian & multinational corporates providing round the clock travel solutions.

Distribution Visa Marketing Services

Distribution. Visa. Marketing. Services. – DVMS is a trademark brand owned by SOTC having its own 8 Visa Application Centers (VAC), 16 priority partners locations and 3000+ travel agents under its fold within India offering Visa and Meet & Greet Services for customers travelling to UAE and Bahrain. In addition, the international presence across Russia, China, Sri Lanka and Philippines has enabled DVMS to cater to its global customer needs for processing UAE (Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah etc.) and Bahrain visas.

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  • Kuoni-SOTC wins the 2016 AIMIA 9th Loyalty Awards for the Best Customer Centric Company of the Year
  • Kuoni India wins Today’s Traveller Award 2015 for Best Outbound Tour Operator
  • Kuoni India wins the 2015 India Emirates Award
  • Kuoni India wins the 2015 OTM India’s Top 100 Travel producers award
  • MEHK Top Agents 2014 Award
  • Kuoni India wins the 2014 PATA Gold Award for Marketing – Industry
  • Kuoni Business Travel India awarded ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System Certification by BSI (British Standards Institution)
  • Kuoni Business Travel India awarded best in Solution Automation across Asia Pacific & Second largest Agent in India at the Abacus Top Travel Agency Award 2014.
  • Kuoni Business Travel India awarded the Top Agents Award 2013-2014 by Singapore Airlines.
  • Kuoni Business Travel India awarded The GoAchievers 2013-2014 by Go Air.
  • Kuoni India MD honoured with Most Influential Persons Award by Outbound Travel Mart (OTM)
  • Kuoni- SOTC wins the Best Foreign Tour Operator – South Asia 2012 & 2013 Award by Malaysian Tourism.
  • Kuoni India wins TAAI Travel Awards 2013 for the Best Outbound Tour Operator and the Best Domestic Tour Operator
  • Kuoni India wins Today’s Traveller Award 2012 for Best Outbound Tour Operator
  • Lonely Planet Magazine India Travel Awards 2012 to Kuoni India for the Best Tour Operator
  • Travel + Leisure India & South Asia’s India’s Best Award for Best Tour Operator India to Kuoni India
  • TAAI Travel Awards 2011 for Most Outstanding Business Innovation Award to SOTC
  • Today’s Traveller Award for Best Outbound Tour Operator 2011 to Kuoni India
  • Award for Innovation in Operations (Travel/ Tour Operators) category at the prestigious GMR Express Travel World Awards 2011 to Kuoni India
  • Kuoni Business Travel India awarded ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System Certification by BSI (British Standards Institution)
  • Kuoni Business Travel India awarded best in Solution Automation across Asia Pacific & Second largest Agent in India at the Abacus Top Travel Agency Award 2014.
  • Kuoni Business Travel India awarded the Top Agents Award 2013-2014 by Singapore Airlines.
  • Kuoni Business Travel India awarded The GoAchievers 2013-2014 by Go Air.
  • Kuoni India wins the 2014 PATA Gold Award for Marketing – Industry
  • Kuoni India wins the 2014 PATA Gold Award for Marketing Media – Travel Advertisement Broadcast Media
  • SOTC wins the Best Foreign Tour Operator – South Asia 2012 & 2013 Award by Malaysian Tourism
  • Kuoni India MD honoured with Most Influential Persons Award by Outbound Travel Mart (OTM)
  • Kuoni India wins TAAI Travel Awards 2013 for the Best Domestic Tour Operator
  • Kuoni India wins TAAI Travel Awards 2013 for the Best Outbound Tour Operator
  • Kuoni India wins TAAI Travel Awards 2012 for the Best Outbound Tour Operator and the Best Business Innovation for a Travel Company
  • Kuoni India wins Today’s Traveller Award 2012 for Best Outbound Tour Operator
  • Lonely Planet Magazine India Travel Awards 2012 to Kuoni India for the Best Tour Operator
  • Travel + Leisure India & South Asia’s India’s Best Award for Best Tour Operator India to Kuoni India
  • 5th Loyalty Awards for Customer & Brand Loyalty in Travel & Hospitality Sector to Kuoni Travel Group, India
  • TAAI Travel Awards 2011 for Most Outstanding Business Innovation Award to SOTC
  • 7th Hospitality India and Explore the World Annual International Awards 2011 for ‘The Best Travel Company for Customer Satisfaction’
  • CNBC Awaaz Travel awards 2011 for ‘Most Preferred Tour Operator for Outbound Travel’ to Kuoni & SOTC India
  • Kuoni India wins Today’s Traveller Award for Best Outbound Tour Operator 2011
  • Award for Innovation in Operations (Travel/ Tour Operators) category at the prestigious GMR Express TravelWorld Awards 2011
  • Award of Excellence for the category Best International Tour Operator at the Kuala Lumpur Mayor’s Tourism Award 2011
  • PATA Gold Award for “Marketing – Industry” – won in 2011
  • Kuoni Travel India Pvt. Ltd. as a Sentosa Star Preferred Partner Sep 2011 to Aug 2012
  • Kuoni Travel (India) Pvt. Ltd. in appreciation of support for 2010-2011 by Star Cruise
  • Ministry of Tourism Award- excellence in service and highest foreign exchange earnings, 20 times till now
  • Conde Nast Traveller Readers Travel Award 2010 as “Favourite Tour Operator / Travel Agency”
  • Avaya Global Connect Customer Responsiveness Award 2010 for “India’s Most Customer Responsive Travel & Tourism Company” for SOTC.
  • TAAI Travel Award 2010 as “Outbound Tour Operator of the Year”
  • Economic Times-TAAI Award for “Best Integrated Travel Company” – presented in 2009
  • PATA Gold Award for “Marketing – Industry” – won in 2010
  • Ministry of Tourism citation in recognition of the “Outstanding Contribution to the Growth of Tourism in India” – presented in 2009
  • Tourism Malaysia’s Award for “Best Foreign Tour Operator Award – South Asia” – presented in 2010
  • Abacus-TAFI Award for “Best Outbound Tour Operator” – presented in 2009
  • TTG Asia Award for “Best Travel Agency – India” – presented in 2009
  • PATWA Awards for “Best Tour Operator” presented at ITB Berlin in 2010, and for “India’s Best Travel Company” presented at ITB Berlin in 2009
  • Galileo ETW Award for Best Outbound Tour Operator – for the 5th consecutive year
  • Galileo Express TravelWorld Award for Best Inbound Tour Operator – for the 6th consecutive year
  • Asia’s Best Employer Brand Award 2010 for “HR Leadership”
  • PATA 2010 Gold Award for CSR Initiatives
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