Showing posts with label Kanoo Thunders. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Kanoo Thunders. Show all posts

Thursday, 8 February 2018

Kanoo Travel wins Championship title at the Sabre-EmQuest Cricket Mania 2018

Kanoo Thunders, the Kanoo Travel’s Cricket Team won the Championship title, on top of other awards at the recent power-packed show, Sabre-EmQuest Cricket Mania 2018, after defeating DNATA Travel HRG at the finals, held at Insportz Indoor Cricket facility in Dubai.

‘Never quit attitude’ as the team says, led them to an unbeaten streak, thus defeating Deira Travels, ITL World Travels, Akbar Travels and BCD Travels A and B teams, out of 60 participating players from the travel industry.

See also: The Kanoo Group celebrates 46th UAE National Day
The indoor cricket mania is being sponsored by EmQuest, a division of the Dubai-based Emirates and the travel distribution partner of Sabre Holdings, the world’s leading provider of travel technology solutions. Kanoo Travel, in addition to other travel partners across the UAE, were invited to participate in the yearly sports tournament.

The players of Kanoo Thunders, Tabrez Shaikh, Liston Olivera, Rafaz Mulla, Nuski Arafath, Rizwan Alambath, Ankit Desai, Zahir Shaikh, Mohomad Ajwan and Melwyn Menezes, could not hide their joy after winning the top title for the second time after 2015.


 Captain Asim Fawaz said, “We are confident of the fighting spirit that each one has demonstrated throughout the game. It has never let us down. Credit goes to all of us for always putting up an excellent teamwork. We have great hope, belief and determination that pushed us forward to reach our ultimate goal. I must say that this is probably the best tournament that we ever had witnessed for the past years.”
See also: EmQuest Cricket Mania 2015: Kanoo Thunders racks up impressive win
In addition, Kanoo Thunder’s Nuski Arafath was also judged as the ‘Man of the Match’ and the ‘Best Batsman’ of the final match, with Tabrez Shaikh as the ‘Best Batsman of the Series. Further, Rizwan Alambath was named the ‘Best Bowler’ and Ankit Desai as the ‘Best Catch’ of the final match.

Mr. Aubrey Heldt (General Manager) and Mr. Naseer Khan (Regional Travel Manager) of Kanoo Travel commended the players for their stupendous achievement during the match and wished them well as they continue with their commitment in creating exceptional travel experiences to all their customers in the UAE and the region.

The Kanoo family's involvement in air travel goes back to 1937 when the company provided refueling facilities in Bahrain for Imperial Airways seaplanes on route to India and Australia. In 1947 Kanoo Travel became the first IATA agency in the Gulf.

Today, Kanoo Travel is the largest travel company in the Middle East, with a team of travel specialists, operating a network of over 140 offices in the region, and through a global network of world class travel partners.  Kanoo Travel provides the most comprehensive and specialized services in the travel industry with unmatched quality awards and achievements that guarantees the highest levels of customer satisfaction.

Customers can utilize Kanoo Travel’s direct booking facility which is accessible in all their retail travel shops, online channels and corporate customer portfolios. 

For more information, visit: www.kanootravel.com

About The Kanoo Group


‘The Kanoo Group’ is one of the largest, independent, family-owned groups of companies in the Gulf region established in 1890. It has diversified business industries in shipping, travel, machinery, engineering, logistics, property, oil & gas, power, industrial chemicals, training, joint ventures, retail and commercial activities, among others, and operates extensively throughout Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Yemen and Qatar.

Our Vision
The Leading Family Business in the Region and Beyond

Our Mission 
Delivering Sustainable Excellence

Our Values 
Customer Focused, Ethical, Innovative, Agile, Competent & Intelligent, Collaborative, Accountable 

P.O. Box 290, Dubai, UAE. Toll Free: 800 KANOO, Fax: 04-3933636, Websites: www.kanoo.com / www.kanoogroup.com 

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The Kanoo Group
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Tuesday, 22 September 2015

Kanoo Thunders nails Champion title in the AJV Agents League 2015

Kanoo Thunders defends its Cricket success against Travel challengers

Dubai, UAE: Kanoo Thunders, Kanoo Travel’s Cricket team once again won the top award in the recent Atlantic Joint Venture Agents League 2015 which was held at the United Pro Sports, Dubai on 28th August 2015.
Kanoo Thunders at The Atlantic Joint Venture Agents League 2015
The cricket match, The Atlantic Joint Venture Agents League 2015 was sponsored by Munich Airport, in conjunction with Star Alliance Members: Air Canada, Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa Airlines, Swiss Airlines and United Airlines, and participated by industry partners in the UAE which includes the Kanoo Travel.

Just recently, Kanoo Thunders also raked the 1st prize award in the 2015 Sabre EmQuest Indoor Cricket Tournament which was held at Insportz Indoor Cricket facility in Dubai, beating Sharaf Travels in the finals.

Team players Abdul Karim, Ankit Desai, Asim Fawaz, Tabrez Shaikh, Liston Olivera, Rafaz Mulla, Rizwan Alambath and Rijeesh Parambath consistently gave their best performances throughout the tournament.

One of the game highlights involved the first match between Kanoo Thunders and its old rivalry, Dnata Travel, with Kanoo Thunders’ stunning lead, scoring 86 runs in 8 overs against its opponent, scoring only 26 runs on board.

After series of play-offs, Kanoo Thunders overthrew its main contenders Dnata Travel, Sharaf Travel and BCD Travel in the final round; taking home the main trophy with pride and cheerfulness.

Captain Kaish Mujawar & Vice-Captain Asim commended the players for their outstanding performance and for defending their top title in the previous tournaments. Equally, Team Mentor Mohammad Imran also congratulated the entire group for their unity and collaboration and expressed his admiration to the athletes for their team spirit, sportsmanship and courage in the games.

Naseer Khan and Irfan Zaka were also present at the event and showed their support to the team.

About Kanoo Travel

The Kanoo family's involvement in air travel goes back to 1937 when the company provided refueling facilities in Bahrain for Imperial Airways seaplanes on route to India and Australia. In 1947 Kanoo Travel became the first IATA agency in the Gulf.

Today, Kanoo Travel is the largest travel company in the Middle East, with a team of travel specialists, operating a network of over 140 offices in the region, and through a global network of world class travel partners.  Kanoo Travel provides the most comprehensive and specialized services in the travel industry with unmatched quality awards and achievements that guarantees the highest levels of customer satisfaction.

Customers can utilize Kanoo Travel’s direct booking facility which is accessible in all their retail travel shops, online channels and corporate customer portfolios. 

For more information, visit: www.kanootravel.com

About The Kanoo Group


‘The Kanoo Group’ is one of the largest, independent, family-owned groups of companies in the Gulf region established in 1890. It has diversified business industries in shipping, travel, machinery, engineering, logistics, property, oil & gas, power, industrial chemicals, training, joint ventures, retail and commercial activities, among others, and operates extensively throughout Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Yemen and Qatar.

Our Vision
The Leading Family Business in the Region and Beyond

Our Mission 
Delivering Sustainable Excellence

Our Values 
Customer Focused, Ethical, Innovative, Agile, Competent & Intelligent, Collaborative, Accountable 

P.O. Box 290, Dubai, UAE. Toll Free: 800 KANOO, Fax: 04-3933636, Websites: www.kanoo.com / www.kanoogroup.com 

To comment on the article, send an email to:
Michelle Laylo Verzola 
PR Executive
The Kanoo Group
http://www.facebook.com/TheKanooGrouphttp://www.linkedin.com/company/the-kanoo-grouphttp://twitter.com/KanooMarketinghttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Kanoo_Group

Sunday, 8 February 2015

EmQuest Cricket Mania 2015: Kanoo Thunders racks up impressive win

With the Strong and Aggressive performanceKanoo Thunders did it again!
Dubai, UAE: Kanoo Thunders, Kanoo Travel’s Cricket team triumphed in the recent Sabre EmQuest Indoor Cricket Tournament after beating Sharaf Travels in the finals, which was held at the Insportz Indoor Cricket facility in Dubai on 30th January 2015.

With the same aggression and unbeaten momentum, Kanoo Thunders overthrew ATE, ALTA, Dada Bhai Travels and Valencia Travels out of 25 participating teams.

Captain Abdul Karim hailed his team for their overall outstanding performance, through the confidence and attitude they showed on the field.  

Kanoo Thunders Athletes Asim Fawaz, Tabrez Shaikh, Liston Olivera, Rafaz Mulla, Kaish Mujawar, Rizwan Alambath, Ankit Desai, Sajid Shaikh and Rijeesh gave their consistent remarkable competence throughout the tournament which was headed by Syed Moiz and Irfan Zaka.

Kanoo Travel was announced as the Grand Winner in addition to special accolades achieved by individual players from Kanoo Thunders. Asim received the ‘Best Bowler’ and Rafaz for ‘Man of the Match’ award respectively.

Mr. Sunil D'souza (General Manager, Kanoo Travel – UAE & Oman) personally congratulated the Kanoo Thunders team for bringing home the top trophy in the said competition.

EmQuest, the organizer of the cricket tournament acknowledged all their sponsors and customers who contributed to the general success of the match which drew over 2,000 agents and guests. It was a fun-filled family gathering.

In brief, EmQuest is a division of Emirates, a travel technology distribution company that helps maximize profits and increase efficiency of all levels of players within the travel industry (airlines, tour operators, travels agents & corporates). It develops, markets and operates innovative technologies and services which give their customers a head-start in this dynamic environment, the travel trade.


About Kanoo Travel


The Kanoo family's involvement in air travel goes back to 1937 when the company provided refueling facilities in Bahrain for Imperial Airways seaplanes on route to India and Australia. In 1947 Kanoo Travel became the first IATA agency in the Gulf.

Today, Kanoo Travel is the largest travel company in the Middle East, with a team of travel specialists, operating a network of over 140 offices in the region, and through a global network of world class travel partners.  Kanoo Travel provides the most comprehensive and specialized services in the travel industry with unmatched quality awards and achievements that guarantees the highest levels of customer satisfaction.

Customers can utilize Kanoo Travel’s direct booking facility which is accessible in all their retail travel shops, online channels and corporate customer portfolios. 

For more information, visit: www.kanootravel.com

About The Kanoo Group


‘The Kanoo Group’ is one of the largest, independent, family-owned groups of companies in the Gulf region established in 1890. It has diversified business industries in shipping, travel, machinery, engineering, logistics, property, oil & gas, power, industrial chemicals, training, joint ventures, retail and commercial activities, among others, and operates extensively throughout Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Yemen and Qatar.

Our Vision
The Leading Family Business in the Region and Beyond

Our Mission 
Delivering Sustainable Excellence

Our Values 
Customer Focused, Ethical, Innovative, Agile, Competent & Intelligent, Collaborative, Accountable 

P.O. Box 290, Dubai, UAE. Toll Free: 800 KANOO, Fax: 04-3933636, Websites: www.kanoo.com / www.kanoogroup.com 

To comment on the article, send an email to:
Michelle Laylo Verzola 
PR Executive
The Kanoo Group
http://www.facebook.com/TheKanooGrouphttp://www.linkedin.com/company/the-kanoo-grouphttp://twitter.com/KanooMarketinghttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Kanoo_Group

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