Monday, 01 September 2014 20:47

MTDC joins hands with Cox & Kings Ltd.

Deccan Odyssey, the award-winning luxury train of Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) will now be operated by Cox & Kings Ltd. This partnership will cover full management of on-board and off-board services, sales, marketing and operational activities. The agreement is for a period of 5 years with scope for extension for another 5 years. 

Mr. Arup Sen, Director, Special Projects, Cox & Kings Ltd.; Shri Satish Soni, Joint Managing Director & Director of Tourism, Government of Maharashtra; Dr. Jagdish Patil, Managing Director, MTDC & Smt. Kishori Gadre, General Manager,MTDC

Dr Jagdish Patil, Managing Director, MTDC said, “This association with Cox & Kings will assure the desired level of professionalism to manage services which also need flexible itineraries suiting best to various demands of customers. Highly complex logistic arrangements have enabled us to offer 10 different itineraries for Deccan Odyssey.”      

The Deccan Odyssey has been one of the major attractions for the global tourists. MTDC has therefore, put up an aggressive plan to promote this luxury train internationally. The train has 21 coaches, out of which 12 are passenger cars accommodating 8 people per coach, 1 Conference Car, 2 Dinning Cars, 2 Generator Cars with Luggage Store, 2 Staff, spare Car, 1 Spa Car, 1 Bar Car. The train has on-board facilities like T.V., Cable connection with central audio disc player, cell phones, Channel Music, Foreign exchange facilities, etc. The capacity of the train is 88 passengers.

Referring to this partnership, Mr Arup Sen, Director, Special Projects, Cox & Kings Ltd. said, “It is a privilege & pride to be appointed as the outsourced partner for the Deccan Odyssey and we will ensure that this spirit of partnership will benefit Maharashtra and enhance its position in India tourism.”

A range of short and long journeys across the western and Northern Indian states will give travellers a chance to explore India’s exotic locales and discover timeless traditions. The Deccan Odyssey will commence its first journey on October 4th, 2014.

 

 

 

 

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