Thomas Cook (India) Ltd., one of India’s leading integrated travel and travel related financial services companies, has identified the state of Rajasthan as a significant growth market for its Foreign Exchange business and to leverage this opportunity, has opened two new counters at Jaipur International Airport. The outlets were inaugurated by JS Balhara, Airport Director, Jaipur International Airport in the presence of Deepesh Varma, Sr. Vice President - Foreign Exchange.
Industry data highlights that Jaipur International Airport has witnessed strong growth in passenger numbers- from 2.20 in 2014–2015 to 4.80 Million passengers in 2017–2018. In addition, Thomas Cook India’s internal research has reiterated the strong and growing potential of India’s Tier II & III source markets and based on high potential, Jaipur airport was selected for its new Foreign Exchange outlets.
The two new airport counters extend Thomas Cook India’s Foreign Exchange distribution and reach for Rajasthan to a total of 11 consumer access centres: six owned branches/outlets and five Gold Circle Partner (franchise) outlets.
Deepesh Varma, Sr. Vice President & Head, Sales & Relationship Management Foreign Exchange, Thomas Cook (India) Ltd. said, “Jaipur is a key and high growth opportunity for our Foreign Exchange business being a prime gateway airport for the cultural tourists, also for Rajasthan’s strongly emerging outbound travel segment. At Thomas Cook India, we have identified Jaipur as a powerful source market given strong growth continuum of 18 per cent YoY for our Foreign Exchange business.”
He added, “Our two new Foreign Exchange outlets at Jaipur International Airport, will offer travellers easy access to Thomas Cook India’s range of Foreign Exchange products and services- right at the airport on arrival or departure.”