Having successfully managed the Thai Visa Application Centres in Western India, Cox & Kings Global Services (CKGS), has now been empanelled by the Royal Thai Embassy in Delhi and the consulates in Chennai and Kolkata to expand its services across the country. The new centres located in New Delhi, Chennai and Kolkata are now operational. In the next phase of operations, offices will be open in Tier 2 and Tier 3 cities that have huge traffic from India to Thailand.
All those intending to avail of a Thai tourist, transit or non-immigrant visa can walk into any of the centres. The service is open to customers and travel agents/tour operators as well. CKGS values its customers and travel agents who avail services from our respective offices.
Speaking on the expansion plans, Venku Murthi, Chief Operating Officer, CKGS said, “The expansion of our services on an All-India level is an affirmation of the confidence that the Thai government has in CKGS and we will maintain our professional standards as we move to other locations in India to boost Thailand tourism.’’
CKGS will provide services such as disseminating visa related information provided and approved by the Thai Embassy and its consulates as well as pre-scrutiny of documents and acceptance of visa application and passports from the general public and travel agents.
India key market in terms of tourist arrivals in Thailand
Thailand continues to attract a large number of Indian tourists and the number is only growing. It registered a 15 percent growth in Indian tourist arrivals in the first half of 2017 and India is ranked sixth in terms of tourist arrivals in Thailand. The destination is a popular holiday, MICE and wedding destination for Indians and the commencement of direct flights from more points in India has aided the growth.
Cox & Kings Global Services was incorporated in 2008 and is a specialist business process outsource agency which focuses on serving Consular sections of Diplomatic Missions. It renders services by providing administrative support and managing non-judgmental tasks related to the entire lifecycle of a Visa, Passport & Consular application process, hence enabling missions to focus on the key tasks of adjudication. As a core business, the organisation is placed to address the need of the Diplomatic Missions Worldwide and focuses on addressing the concerns regarding security, integrity, speed and efficacy on the outsourced solution of the business.
Cox & Kings Global Services is associated with various diplomatic missions as outsourced service delivery partner. It renders services related to Visa, Passport and other Consular services to various Diplomatic Missions across the globe – key customers being Ministries of India, Italy, Japan, Thailand, Vietnam, UAE, Oman and our attest addition is Algeria. It processes applications in excess of 3.5 Million every year and the number is likely to only increase.