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Expo 2020 Dubai ropes in Thomas Cook & SOTC as authorised ticket resellers

The global event is set to be held from 1 October 2021 to 31 March 2022.

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Mumbai: Integrated travel services company, Thomas Cook India, and its group company, SOTC Travel Ltd, have been appointed as authorised ticket resellers for Expo 2020 Dubai, to be held in Dubai from 1 October 2021 to 31 March 2022.

To ensure Indian’s maximise this opportunity, Thomas Cook India and SOTC have designed a unique portfolio of ready-to-book products and customised experiences, specially curated to appeal to India’s leisure, business and MICE visitors. The one-day tickets and multi-day tickets incorporate unbeatable value with included attractions and shows as well as access to more than 200 pavilions, as per the travel company.

Thomas Cook India and SOTC have launched technology enabled solutions towards personalisation – enabling travellers to create their own itinerary based on their personal preferences – to best optimise their Expo 2020 visits. 

Thomas Cook India president & country head – holidays, MICE, Visa, Rajeev Kale said, “We are delighted and honoured to be appointed an Authorised Ticket Reseller for Expo 2020 and have lined up an exciting range of unique products for every traveller – from India’s millennials, couples, families, students, business to MICE travellers. For industry associations, corporates/businesses, Expo 2020 is an ideal space for ideation/R&D/business and networking and our products have been tailor-made to cater to their specific needs too.”

SOTC Travel president & country head Daniel D’souza said, “Expo 2020 is a vibrant platform, be it to learn, innovate or do business, and our unique product-service portfolio as an Authorised Ticket Reseller promises an extraordinary experience across all age groups and source markets from metros to regional India. Our company’s presence and reach countrywide will give consumers easy access to plan their perfect Expo trip/s with our experts - by visiting our retail stores or via our virtual holiday outlet. Expo 2020, stated to be the world’s greatest show awaits Indians and we look forward to creating a truly memorable experience for Indians.”

Expo 2020 Dubai VP, market strategy and sales Sumathi Ramanathan said, “Expo 2020 Dubai represents a global celebration of human ingenuity – one that promises an extraordinary experience for visitors of all ages, nationalities and interests – and I am especially delighted with our appointment of Thomas Cook India & SOTC as an Authorised Ticket Reseller to help us in our delivery for this highly viable market. Expo 2020 is ready to welcome the world, and with the support of Thomas Cook and SOTC, we invite Indians to join us and be part of the most diverse World Expo in history, as we build a better future for all.”

With the theme and purpose of ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future’, Expo 2020 aims to be the world’s most impactful global incubator for new ideas, catalysing an exchange of new perspectives and inspiring action to deliver real-life solutions to real-world challenges.

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