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TUI India Appoints Mr. Shashank Shekhar Mishra as AVP for its New Sports Vertical


July 4, 2012 - New Delhi, Delhi, India

TUI Travel India, a part of TUI Travel PLC – one of the world’s leading leisure travel groups, announced the appointment of Mr. Shashank Shekhar Mishra as Assistant Vice President- Sports. With its new sports arm, TUI India plans to venture into sports tourism by association with world class sporting events. As AVP - Sports, Shashank will assume the leadership position and be responsible for developing and implementing strategic initiatives for the sports division of TUI India.

Speaking on the appointment, Mr. Raja Natesan, COO, TUI India said, “Shashank brings in immense industry expertise to build and grow the new sports vertical at TUI India. He will play a vital role in expanding the sports business for the company and help position TUI as a leader in the segment. ”

As an industry veteran, Shashank brings on board a wealth of knowledge with his 13 years of experience. Prior to joining TUI, Shashank was heading SOTC Sports which is the sports vertical of Kuoni India. In his other previous roles he has held many distinguished positions at travel companies like Kuoni, Thomas Cook, Cox & Kings etc.

“The travel industry in India is at an exciting phase and I am looking forward to my new innings at TUI India. Our effort will be to create exhilarating sports holiday experiences for customers,” said, Shashank Mishra, AVP-Sports, TUI India.

TUI India was officially formed in the year 2006 as a result of a 50:50 joint partnership between Le Passage to India, the No.1 inbound destination management company and TUI Travel PLC, the world’s leading leisure travel company.

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TUI India:


TUI India was officially formed in the year 2006 as a result of 50:50 joint partnership between Le Passage to India, the No.1 inbound destination management company and TUI Travel PLC, one of the world’s leading internationalleisure travel groups. TUI Travel India boasts of an impeccable reputation for quality services in Indian & International Holidays, Incentive travel, Special Interest Tours and Conference Management. www.tui.in

TUI Travel PLC:

TUI Travel PLC is one of the world’s leading international leisure travel groups operating in approximately 180 countries worldwide. It serves more than 30 million customers in over 31 source markets. Headquartered in the UK, the Group employs approximately 53,000 people and operates a pan-European airline consisting of 145 aircraft. The company is organised and managed through four business Sectors: Mainstream, Specialist & Activity, Accommodation & Destinations and Emerging Markets. www.tuitravelplc.com

Le Passage to India:

Le Passage to India Travel Group is India’s premium award winning No. 1 Destination Management Company consisting of several Specialist Business Units and brands to cater to the various aspects of travel. The Le Passage to India Travel Group is a 50:50 joint venture between Select Group World Tours and TUI Travel Plc. one of the world´s leading leisure travel companies. With a pan India network of 22 owned offices, 15 overseas marketing offices and a professional workforce of over 700 travel experts, Le Passage to India offers an extensive array of products and services to the Indian subcontinent and across the world. http://www.lepassagetoindia.com.

Source: Business Wire India

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