Thomas Cook India and SOTC Travel, a subsidiary of Thomas Cook, have been named as approved ticket resellers for Expo 2020 Dubai, which will take place in Dubai from October 1, 2021, to March 31, 2022.
The companies' leadership positions, extensive omnichannel distribution networks, and diverse segments (across India's leisure, business, b-leisure, MICE, and B2B) will all help to inspire visitors to attend this once-in-a-lifetime global mega-event and ensure smooth and seamless end-to-end delivery.
Expo 2020 will be the world's most significant global incubator for new ideas, catalysing an interchange of new perspectives and inspiring action to produce real-life answers to real-world concerns, with the theme and goal of "Connecting Minds, Creating the Future."
More than 200 participants – including government agencies, multilateral organisations, businesses, and educational institutions, as well as millions of visitors – will build the world's largest and most diversified World Expo ever over the course of 182 days.
To ensure that Indians take full advantage of this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, both organisations have created a one-of-a-kind portfolio of ready-to-book products and bespoke experiences that are specifically tailored to appeal to India's leisure, business, and MICE guests. With featured attractions and concerts, as well as access to more than 200 pavilions, the 1-Day and Multi-Day Tickets offer incomparable value.
“We have lined up an exciting range of unique products for every traveller – from India’s millennials, couples, families, students, business to MICE travellers. For industry associations, corporates/businesses, Expo 2020 is an ideal space for ideation/R&D/business and networking and our products have been tailor-made to cater to their specific needs too.”said Rajeev Kale, president and country head in holidays, MICE, Visa at Thomas Cook.
“Expo 2020 Dubai represents a global celebration of human ingenuity – one that promises an extraordinary experience for visitors of all ages, nationalities and interests – and I am specially delighted with our appointment of Thomas Cook India & SOTC as an Authorised Ticket Reseller to help us in our delivery for this highly viable market. Expo 2020 is ready to welcome the world, and with the support of Thomas Cook and SOTC, we invite Indians to join us and be part of the most diverse World Expo in history, as we build a better future for all.”said Sumathi Ramanathan, Vice President, Market Strategy and Sales, Expo 2020 Dubai.
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