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PGL, Owned by Cox & Kings Ltd, Adds Second Centre to its Australian Operations- Camp Rumbug

Dec 17, 2014   16:54 IST 
New Delhi, Delhi, India

PGL, a subsidiary of Holidaybreak Ltd, the European Education and Leisure specialist group adds its second site, Camp Rumbug in Australia, as part of its plan to expand in Australia. Holidaybreak is a subsidiary of Prometheon Holdings (UK) Limited, which is a part of Cox & Kings Ltd.

Camp Rumbug is located in the majestic hills of South Gippsland, two hours south-east from Melbourne’s central business district and set in 200 acres of temperate rainforest overlooking Wilsons Promontory National Park. Accommodation comprises of a total of 260 beds in two purpose-built buildings.

PGL's first centre in Australia Campaspe Downs is located on the outskirts of the Macedon Ranges, close to Kyneton and an hour’s drive north from Melbourne. PGL Campaspe Downs offers 350 beds. Local attractions include Hanging Rock, Organ Pipes National Park and Mt Macedon National Park, as well as historic townships and museums.

PGL has been operating school camps, adventure centres and retreats in the UK and Europe since 1957. PGL operates 25 centres in the UK, Europe & Australia.



Cox & Kings Ltd. (CKL) is the longest established travel company in the world since 1758. Headquartered in India, it is the leading holidays and education travel group with operations in 26 countries across 4 continents. In India, Cox & Kings has 168 offices located across the country.


A premium brand in all travel related services, the business can be broadly categorised as Leisure Travel, Corporate Travel, Education & Activity Travel, MICE, Trade Fairs, Visa Processing and foreign exchange.


CKL is amongst the largest players with its range of specialist options. Innovative packaging, pricing and marketing have been the hallmarks of its success over the years.


In India, the company has a robust domestic business under the brand name Bharat Deko and is a leading MICE operator out of India. CKL is amongst the major Foreign Exchange providers in the country. The Outbound Tours are segregated into Duniya Dekho (escorted tours), FlexiHols (customised tours), Luxury Escapades (unique & luxurious travel) & NRI (catering to Indians across the world).


CKL also owns Holidaybreak, an education and activity travel group based in UK. It has more than 15 long-established and widely recognised brands. Holidaybreak provides educational and activity trips for school children; worldwide adventure holidays & short breaks in the UK and Europe.


Over the years the company has won many awards that stand testimony to its excellent service. Recent awards include “Favourite Outbound Tour Operator” awarded by the Outlook Traveller Awards 2014 to Cox & Kings India, “India’s Leading Tour Operator” & “India’s Leading Travel Agency” awarded by the World Travel Awards 2013, “Best UK operator” awarded by The Travel Weekly Awards 2013 to Superbreak, “Best Company providing Foreign Exchange in India” awarded by the CNBC Awaaz Travel Awards 2013.


CKL is one of the founding members of the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), and are members of premier industry associations namely the Travel Agents Federation of India (TAFI), the Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI), Indian Association of Tour Operators (IATO), European Tour Operators Association (ETOA), and the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA).

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