IRCTC to offer Singapore, Thailand packages in festive season
New Delhi: Buoyed by the overwhelming response to its maiden international package, Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation has decided to offer more such outbound packages for Singapore, Thailand and Dubai.
IRCTC, a subsidiary of Railways, is offering Dubai package for Indian travellers for the second time from September 27.
"Our first Dubai package from August 21 to August 26 was a successful one as all 42 seats on the offer were booked. Now the second Dubai package is from September 27," a senior IRCTC official said.
For the September 27 package, travellers will be leaving from Mumbai for Dubai.
"We are planning to offer packages for Singapore and Thailand during the festive season. Talks with airlines and hoteliers are in advance stage and the packages will be announced shortly," he said.
The Dubai package includes economy class air travel, hotel staying, sightseeing with tour guide, meals among others. IRCTC is already in the business of domestic tour packages.