Thomas Cook India launches ‘Undiscovered Antarctica’ in association with National Geographic Expeditions
Thomas Cook (India) Ltd, India’s leading integrated travel and travel-related financial services company, has launched ‘Undiscovered Antarctica’, a group tour package, in association with National Geographic Expeditions. Set to indulge India’s growing base of discerning travellers, the company promises an immersive experience of the 5th largest continent in the world, onboard the luxurious Ponant Cruise.
According to a report from Amadeus, India’s luxury travel market is projected to grow at a rate of 12.8 percent YoY. This demand for luxury and experiential holidays is supported by Thomas Cook India’s internal data, which highlights an increase in queries for destinations such as Antarctica.
Thomas Cook India’s Undiscovered Antarctica package of 12 nights-13 days, has been designed to provide an un-paralleled experience, in one of the most remarkable and remote locations of the world.
Rajeev Kale, President & Country Head (Holidays), MICE, Visa, Thomas Cook (India) Ltd, said, “With travel dynamics undergoing a revolutionary change, we are seeing an encouraging growth in queries for destinations like Antarctica which offer a distinctive journey of exploration, while creating an immersive experience both with oneself and the spectacular surrounds. Mindful of its unique and fragile eco-system, we are delighted to announce the launch of our ‘Undiscovered Antarctica’ tour package in association with National Geographic Expeditions.”
Vijay Nair, Associate Vice President & Country Head, National Geographic Expeditions, stated, “Antarctica is increasingly gaining popularity amongst travel enthusiasts who are always on the search of something exotic and unique. To address the rising demand to explore the white continent, we are pleased to partner with Thomas Cook to provide an immersive and experiential travel experience to Antarctica. Our Antarctica expeditions offer luxury cruise itineraries where travellers can experience astounding ice-covered landscapes, zodiac outings and explore a plethora of wildlife along with our Natgeo experts, Photographers, explorers or scientists. Through these expeditions, we are not only providing travellers an immersive experience to explore the destination but also partnering them to be a catalyst for change built on the spirit of sustainable travel.”