Travel Tours, the leisure travel brand of FCM Travel Solutions - Indian subsidiary of Flight Centre Travel Group Australia, further expanded its presence by inaugurating its ninth retail store in Maharashtra and the fourth in Pune. The store was inaugurated by Shantilal Suratwala, Ex Mayor, Pune and Bhanupratap Barge, Asst. Commissioner of Police, Pune along with Ashish Chitnis, AVP & Head of Operations & Distribution, Travel Tours. The opening of the store marks Travel Tours’ reach to 37 stores across India, out of which 9 are now located in Maharashtra.
Commenting on the occasion, Suratwala, said, “It gives me immense pleasure to be a part of the Travel Tours’ store launch. Being a Punekar, I have witnessed how both the city and the lifestyle of citizens have transformed over the years. Punekars are now travelling more often than before and the timing of the new store launch is just apt.”
Speaking about the launch, Barge said, “The launch of Travel Tours’ fourth store in Pune definitely augurs well as many Punekars are willing to explore new destinations and the new store will benefit travel enthusiasts from Pune and nearby regions significantly for their leisure travel needs.”
Speaking about the expansion, Anand Menon, Brand Leader, Travel Tours, said, “The city is growing with a rise in industries, start-ups and business opportunities, and the centrally located SInhagad Road is an ideal location for our new store. Pune continues to be our focus as we have observed leisure travel demand for domestic as well as international destinations increase at 20% year-on-year.”