Mumbai,10th May, 2019: Game of Thrones may have entered its final season, but for fans not ready to let go off their favourite fantasy drama, Cox & Kings has launched special GOT themed packages to Northern Ireland and Croatia where most part of the popular series were filmed.
Cox & Kings’ highly curated Game of Thrones themed packages covers breath-taking film locations of Belfast and Dublin in Ireland, and Dubrovnik and Split in Croatia. Fans can relive the whole thrones experience with a local guide and walk through the iconic locations featured in the show like Winterfell, King’s Landing, Castle Ward, Night’s Watch headquarters and more.
Karan Anand, Head, Relationships, Cox & Kings, said, “ The series has been a phenomenal success and is a fine example of how concepts like film tourism draw visitors from all over the world and give a boost to destinations. The demand for Northern Ireland and Croatia has grown exponentially after the success of Game of Thrones, both known for beautiful scenery and gorgeous landscapes. The demand for themed tours is on the rise and our curated packages will give travellers a real world experience of their favourite fantasy series.”
Highlights of the Ireland package include Winterfell Trek from Dublin, sites like the Dark Hedges road and the unique rock formations at the Giant’s Causeway. The itinerary for Croatia give travellers a chance to immerse in the stunning landscapes that has been a backdrop for King’s Landing, a host to the revelries of Robert Baratheon, the excess lifestyle of Prince Joffrey, the cunning wit of Tyrion Lannister and learn about their favourite characters from the series.
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Cox & Kings Ltd. (‘C&K’) is the oldest travel company in the world and also one of the leading leisure travel groups with operations across continents. It is one of the most experienced travel company in the world, having been in operation since 1758. Headquartered in India, C&K has over the last three decades transformed itself into a diversified, multinational travel conglomerate with a focus on the new-age global consumer.
C&K operates in two key verticals; Leisure and Hybrid Hotels.
Leisure-India is best known by the ubiquitous Cox & Kings brand in India, where we are an integrated travel enterprise, offering the best and widest range of travel options to individuals, groups and businesses in the fastest growing major economy in the world. www.coxandkings.com
Leisure-International operates in multiple countries, mainly under the Cox & Kings brand, with a greater focus on premium-end travel. www.coxandkings.co.uk and www.coxandkingsusa.com
Meininger currently operates more than 12,662 beds across 24 hotels in 14 European cities. The unique hybrid concept of Meininger combines the service and comfort of a hotel with the uncomplicated nature of a hostel; top locations, high-quality amenities, flexible room structure and reasonable prices. www.meininger-hotels.com
Cox & Kings is one of the founding members of the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) and also a member of premier industry associations across the world. Over the years the company has won many awards which stand testimony to its excellence in service.
Cox & Kings has been the recipient of various accolades both in India and internationally. It has been winning the prestigious World Travel Award in different categories since 2013. The title of Asia’s Leading Luxury Tour Operator was retained for the 4th time in 2018. It won the title of India’s Leading Tour Operator in the year 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and India’s Leading Travel Agency for the 6th Consecutive time. In 2018, Cox & Kings bagged the title of ‘Best Outbound Tour Operator’ at the Zee Business Travel Awards. The India Travel Awards – West and its North edition announced Cox & Kings as a winner in the categories – Best Experiential Tour Operator and Best MICE Operator Domestic in 2018. It also emerged victorious in the Asia Pacific region at the prestigious PATA Gold Awards. Cox & Kings’ commitment to sustainability was celebrated at the Global Responsible Business Leadership Awards in Malaysia where it bagged the title of ‘Sustainable Travel and Tour Operator of 2018’.
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