The WTM Global Award MD Peter Kerkar
Peter Kerkar, Managing Director of Cox & Kings Travel, has been awarded the World Travel Market Global Award for his contribution to the travel industry at a ceremony held in London on November 10, 2008. The award was presented by WTM’s chairman, Fiona Jeffery.
The WTM Global Award is in recognition of Kerkar’s remarkable contribution to the region’s travel and tourism industry.
On receiving the award, Kerkar said, “This accolade is not about me but a tribute to all the staff, past and present, who have made Cox and Kings a tremendous success for the past 250 years.”
Peter Kerkar has transformed Cox and Kings from a small UK tour operator into one of India’s largest travel companies providing high-class international and domestic travel through its Indian offices and global subsidiaries based in UK, Japan, UAE, and Singapore. The company has grown by over 25 percent year on year beating industry estimates and is a leading player in South Asia.
Kerkar concluded by saying, “I wish to thank my dedicated staff for keeping our wonderful tradition alive and making Cox and Kings the great company it is today.”
- Cox & Kings Staff