‘Drizzlers 2015’ – Thomas Cook India’s monsoon extravaganza

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NewZNew (Chandigarh) : Thomas Cook (India) Ltd, India’s leading integrated travel and travel related financial Services Company announces the launch of its monsoon special packages ‘Drizzlers 2015’.

Top 5 reasons to travel this monsoon

  1. Irresistible prices!
  1. Escape from the manic pace of everyday work life!
  1. More than 100 new destinations!
  1. Fresh itineraries with unusual experiences!
  1. Holidays are always more fun in rains!

Offering travellers the opportunity to leverage and make the most of off-season travel, ‘Drizzlers 2015’ gives the ‘value seeker’ Indian consumers more than one reason to pack their bags. Optimising the excess supply and perishable inventory (both hotel and air), ‘Drizzlers 2015’ offers select international packages at upto 25-30% lower prices compared to peak season travel; domestic packages at 15% off and a further launch offer of a special discount of 5% on international tours.

Thomas Cook India’s internal research has revealed a significant trend- an uptake of over 22% in monsoon bookings, both domestic and international. To capture this emerging market for off-season travel, Thomas Cook India has added more than 100 new destinations (short haul & long haul) with the launch of ‘Drizzlers 2015’. The packages aim to give travellers a two pronged benefit: a great holiday to relax and rejuvenate, away from the stress of city/work life and avail great deals in the process!

Launching ‘Drizzlers 2015’, Mr Rajeev Kale, Chief Operating Officer- Domestic, MICE & Sports Tourism, Thomas Cook (India) Ltd. highlighted, “Monsoons are typically considered to be a lean travel period for families, courtesy commencement of schools etc. However, witnessing an impactful extension in the traditional booking season, our ‘Drizzlers 2015’ holiday packages are a neat value proposition for consumers to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city!”

He further adds, “This trend is especially high with budget travellers at both ends of the spectrum Gen Y as well as Gen S equally so for solo travellers. The hotels too provide flexibility in terms of available inventory and complimentary upgrades of rooms.”

For the international packages, Ms. Shibani Phadkar, Senior Vice President – Products & Operations, Leisure Travel (Outbound), Thomas Cook (India) Ltd. said, “Taking a cue from the success of ‘Drizzlers 2014’ and our consumer research, we have developed delightful getaways– both short breaks and long haul destinations. Our Product Contracting Team has negotiated attractive rates for our Drizzlers 2015 packages- we’ve been able to leverage 3 strengths to ensure significant consumer savings: our bulk-buy clout, our volume growth and interest for emerging destinations”

Thomas Cook India’s ‘Drizzlers 2015’ offers carefully selected itineraries to exotic international locales like Egypt, Abu Dhabi, Seychelles, Oman, Turkey, short haul favourites like Dubai, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Bali; long haulUSA- Canada, Spain  and Indian subcontinent monsoon getaways like Goa, Uttarakhand, Yelagiri, Ooty, Munnar, Kodaikanal, Odisha, Gangtok, Manali, Darjeeling, Himachal, Kerala & Sri Lanka.

Below are a few selected “Drizzlers 2015” International & Domestic packages: (land component only on twin share basis)

Magical Goa

Duration: 2 nights / 3 days

Cost: INR 1499 per person

Munnar – Thekkady (High Tea, Spices and Wilderness Tour)

Duration: 3 nights / 4 days

Cost: INR 7999 per person

Ooty Gateway

Duration: 2 Nights / 3 days

Cost: INR 10699 per person

Shillong Gateway

Duration:  2 nights /3 days

Cost: INR 8299 per person

Mussoorie Gateway

Duration:  2 nights/3 days

Cost: INR 9699 per person

Indonesia

Duration: 4 nights / 5 days

Cost: USD 200 per person

Thailand

Duration: 4 nights / 5days

Cost: USD 110 per person

Sri Lanka

Duration: 6 nights / 7 days

Cost: USD 214 per person

Egypt

Duration: 6 nights / 7days

Cost: USD 1368 per person

Turkey

Duration: 4 nights / 5 days

Cost: EUR 356 per person

Spain

Duration: 7 nights / 8 days

Cost: EUR 695 per person

USA

Duration: 5 nights / 6 days

Cost:  USD 2320 (2 adults +1 child)

Canada

Duration: 5 nights / 6 days

Cost: CAD 1735 (2 adults 1 child)

Mauritius

Duration: 4 nights / 5 days

Cost: USD 242 per person