Expanding its presence in the Mumbai-region, SOTC Travel has recently inaugurated its newest franchise outlet in Sector 7, Kharghar. This expansion augments SOTC’s second retail store in Navi Mumbai reiterating the company’s strategic focus to expand its footprint in the city.
Navi Mumbai features a key source market for SOTC Travel and caters to the growing demand from multigenerational families, millennials, couples and business owners. The company’s internal consumer data indicates 83 per cent of Navi Mumbaikars are keen to take a holiday and to cater to the strong pent-up demand from this high potential market.
Long and mid haul destinations driving demand from Navi Mumbai include Europe’s Switzerland, France, Italy, Spain, Belgium, Netherlands and Austria; United Kingdom, USA (for visa holding customers), Australia – New Zealand, Turkiye and Egypt; equally short haul favourites include South East Asia’s Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia; equally Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Maldives, Mauritius, Bhutan and Nepal. Domestic favourite locales are Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Goa, Andamans, Kerala and the North East.
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.Commenting on the launch, Daniel D’souza President & Country Head – Holidays, SOTC Travel, said, “Navi Mumbai is strongly emerging as a viable source market for SOTC. Maharashtra contributes a significant 35 per cent to our overall SOTC holiday business and customers from Navi Mumbai have displayed over 2x growth in demand since the pandemic. To inspire the evolving travellers of Navi Mumbai take their much needed holiday, our new outlet in Sector 7, Kharghar was chosen to leverage its significant catchment across millennial, multigenerational families, couples and business owners. We have introduced a host of special offers and products that are dedicated to cater to this market and its discerning travellers. We extend a warm welcome to our customers and our in-store experts look forward to co-curate and plan a memorable holiday.”