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  • Thomas Cook India announces its association with Maharaja Fatesinghrao Gaekwad Sports Foundation & Sponsorship of The Baroda Cup

    Published on December 3, 2011

    Mumbai: Thomas Cook (India) Limited, India’s largest integrated Travel and Travel related Financial Services Company, announced its association with The Maharaja Fatesinghrao Gaekwad Sports Foundation and its sponsorship of India’s prestigious Polo Event- ‘The Baroda Cup’.

    Instituted in 1974 by Highness Shri Fatehsignhrao P Gaekwad, the 12 goal handicap tournament is one of the premiere polo tournaments in the winter calendar of the Army Polo and Riding Club. The polo matches will be played at the Jaipur Polo Grounds from December 2-4, 2011. The finals are scheduled to be played on Sunday, December 4, 2011 from 2 pm onwards.

    Contested by 5 teams, the matches are being played in the round robin format (or the knock out format). The technical conduct of the event is being managed by the Army Polo and Riding Cup, while the event is being organized by the foundation itself, under the patronage of His Highness Sangramsinh Gaekwad.

    Mr. Madhavan Menon, Managing Director, Thomas Cook (India) Ltd said,

    We are honored to be associated with the prestigious Baroda Cup Polo Tournament, as also The Maharaja Fatesinghrao Gaekwad Sports Foundation. This event allows us a unique platform to engage with our HNI segment, our luxury holiday travellers and Corporates. Sports Tourism is a key initiative for us at Thomas Cook (India) Ltd, and as a pioneer in the travel industry, we celebrate our 170th anniversary with our continued focus on unique and innovative products and services.