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Mumbai features a key source market for SOTC

Mumbai,29th May 2023 SOTC Travel,a leading omnichannel travel, and Tourism Company inaugurated its new outlet in Radeon Mall, Ghatkopar(East). The outlet was inaugurated by Mr. Daniel D’Souza, President & Country Head – Holidays, SOTC Travel Limited and Mr. Himanshu Sampat, Associate Vice President – Sales, SOTC Travel. This new addition further increases SOTC’s network strength to ten stores in Mumbai (3 retail and 7 franchise), reiterating the Company’s strategic focus to expand its footprint in the city.

Mumbai features among SOTC’s top 3 key source markets, and the Company’s newly inaugurated outlet, located at a prime location in Ghatkopar,serves as a hub for nearby areas ofVikroli, Powai, Bhandup and Mulund. Ghatkopar is a hub for cosmopolitan travelers and forms a critical source market for SOTC Travel, offering the company a range of valuable segments like Gen Z/new age travelers, millennials, families, couples, Gen S/seniors and business owners.

SOTC Travel’s customer insights from Mumbai and Maharashtra indicate brisk demand of over 30% vs. pre-pandemic. The Company is witnessing high demand for personalized holidays and group tours in the region, and anticipate robust demand for experiential holidays, adventure holidays, domestic cruises, eclectic stays, safaris and biking trips. To cater to the preferences of travelers, SOTC Travel has expanded its portfolio and introduced ‘Customized Holiday Experts’withdestination expertise to help customers plan their memorable holidays as per their preferences, this is in addition to the Company’s highly popular group escorted tours – international and domestic.

Customers from this region are very mindful of their food preferences and hence the Company has introduced a wide range of ‘GurjarVishwadarshan holidays’ – curated tours that offer vegetarian and Gujarati meals.

To boost demand, SOTC Travel has also introduced value driven offers like Buy One Get One Free, Early Bird discounts, complimentary cruise experience on Greece Holidays and cashback offers.

Mr.Daniel D’souza President & Country Head – Holidays, SOTC Travel said, “Mumbai continues to be one of our top 3 source markets at SOTC, and we are witnessingstrong continuum – brisk demand of over 30% vs. pre-pandemic. We are delighted to open our new store in Ghatkopar – this new addition increases our network strength in the city to ten stores, and caters to customers from Vikroli, Powai, Bhandup and Mulund as well. Our new storeis centrally located and a hub for cosmopolitan travelers thus allowing us to target valuable segments of Gen Z/new age travelers, millennials, families, couples, Gen S/seniors and business owners. Our extensive range ofholidays has something for everyone – from customized holidays to luxury and premium holidays, also group escorted tours.
We extend a warm welcome to our customers, and we look forward to plan their next holiday with us.”

Top international and domestic destinations in demand – Europe’s Switzerland, France, Finland, Greece, Austria; Turkiye, Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, USA (for visa holding customers), Japan, South Korea, Abu Dhabi, Maldives, Mauritius, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore; also Kashmir, Leh-Ladakh, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Goa, Andamans, Kerala, North East; Bhutan and Sri Lanka in the Indian subcontinent.

SOTC Travel’s new outlet offers end-to-end travel solutions with an array of services, including: International & Domestic Holidays (Group tours, Personalised Holidays, Cruises, etc.), Value Added Services like Travel Insurance; Visa Services, etc.

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