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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
1970s

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 & IrelandCEO


Manny Fontenla-Novoa

Dr. Jrgen Bser, Chief Financial Officer,


Thomas Cook UK Ltd

Mr. Michael Hallisey, Executive Director Legal, Thomas Cook UK Ltd

Mr. Roland Zeh, Director FinanceIntegration, 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

Thomascook.in 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