To commemorate World Tourism Day, Thomas Cook (India) Ltd. has announced the launch of India's first national travel quiz for school students - Thomas Cook Travel Quest.
The contest is open to school students across India from classes 6 to 9, with a six month extensive outreach starting in mid October 2014, across 16 cities (Mumbai, Delhi, Noida, Gurgaon, Jaipur, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Cochin, Pune, Ahmedabad, Indore, Dehradun, Kolkata, Raipur and Bhubaneswar). The contest will have a written qualifying test across the 1200 schools, followed by qualifiers to determine City, State, Zonal and eventually National Winners. The four zonal winners will contest for the title prize at the grand finale, which will be held in Mumbai during Q1 2015.
Madhavan Menon, Managing Director, Thomas Cook (India) Ltd. said, "We are delighted to announce the launch of Thomas Cook's Travel Quest, a first of its kind initiative for young Indians via our partnership with Greycaps. Experiential learning is the need for today's young minds and travel is indeed the best teacher. Our Travel Quiz platform - Travel Quest, is our contribution to encouraging schools & young Indians to look beyond the classroom and conventional methods of learning.
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