EbixCash becomes leading travel & forex partner to IPL franchises
Kings XI Punjab, Delhi Capitals, Rajasthan Royals, Kolkata Knight Riders and Chennai Super Kings have engaged EbixCash Tours and Travels for varied travel needs.
EbixCash has announced that it will be handling the travel needs for five of the eight franchises involved in the 82-day Indian Premier League -- the biggest cricket sporting extravaganza, to be held in Dubai, this year.
Under the leadership of Naveen Kundu, Managing Director for EbixCash Tours & Travels, EbixCash has been able to secure this assignment that involves end-to-end needs for many franchises including chartered flights, ground transportation, foreign exchange, hotel rooms and event insurance coverage. As a part of this engagement, EbixCash will be handling 19,000 plus hotel room night bookings for four franchises, chartered flights for five franchises, ground transportation for two franchises, foreign exchange needs for the entire entourage of four of the teams and event insurance coverage for one team.
Kings XI Punjab, Delhi Capitals, Rajasthan Royals, Kolkata Knight Riders and Chennai Super Kings are the five franchises who have engaged EbixCash Tours and Travels for varied travel needs of each of the franchises.
“We are honoured to have been chosen as the vendor of choice by the majority of the IPL franchises. Their decision was made easier with EbixCash emerging as the only end-to-end services provider who could handle their varied needs under one window. Our depth of products and services, international expanse, travel expertise and past record was instrumental in us being selected for this prestigious engagement,” said Kundu.
Robin Raina, Chairman of the Board, President & CEO, Ebix, said: “In Covid-19 times, when most travel providers are struggling, we have managed to secure this prestigious win. I congratulate Naveen and his team for this engagement. I am especially pleased that Naveen has started his taking over as MD of EbixCash Tours and Travels on this strong note. He has a fantastic record with us over the last two years, having grown the Mercury travel division that he previously headed for us, by more than three hundred percent over a span of two years.”
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