Thomas Cook, SOTC launch holidays to Bhutan post reopening
To accelerate travel demand for Bhutan post it’s reopening of borders, Thomas Cook (India) Limited – and its group company, SOTC Travel, have introduced a range of attractive Bhutan holidays with attractive deals. Customers can opt for the companies’ product portfolio of ready-to-book holidays including air-inclusive group tours or land only tours and personalised options, starting at INR 31,899 per person for 5 days.
Thomas Cook and SOTC’s product range extends across budget/value tours, affordable luxury and premium holidays. Consumers can avail of deals like Buy One Get One – Companion Free offer and cash discounts. The companies intend to target India’s families, millennials/young professionals, couples and honeymooners segment for the upcoming festive season and beyond.
The country is also focussed on sustainability and strengthening efforts to keep the country carbon-negative and a green tourist destination. Hence, a Sustainable Development Fee (SDF) of INR 1,200.00 per night for adults & INR 600.00 per night for children (5-11 years) is now applicable for all Indian travellers visiting Bhutan. For fully vaccinated Indian visitors RT-PCR test is not required; while a valid passport and travel insurance is mandatory.
Rajeev Kale, President & Country Head – Holidays, MICE, Visa, Thomas Cook (India) Limited, said, “Bhutan is one of the most beautiful destinations with stunning mountainscapes and our teams have created magical products to attract segments of families/multigenerational families, young professionals/millennials, couples and honeymooners. Given strong pent up demand, the re-opening of this visa-free destination offers significant opportunity for the upcoming festive holidays. To help our customers plan their perfect holidays, we have launched an exciting range of Bhutan holidays at attractive price-points with special offers like Buy One Get One Free. Customers can select from our array of ready to book and personalised options to plan their perfect holiday. We invite our customers to explore the beautiful country and indulge in its enchanting offerings.”
Daniel D’souza President & Country Head – Holidays, SOTC Travel, said, “With the launch of our Bhutan holidays in sync with the reopening of the destination after over two years, we look forward to further capitalise on the growing travel demand for the upcoming festive season. We have designed our itineraries with unique experiences and a range of exciting activities to explore the destination. Our strategic intent will focus on highlighting the benefits of visa-free process, coupled with its unique sightseeing options, sustainable tourism, signature wellness experience and extensive range of local food & shopping attractions to drive demand. Our exciting offers and unbeatable pricing make for a truly value proposition and we welcome customers on a holiday that is cherished forever.”