Showing posts with label travel awards. Show all posts
Showing posts with label travel awards. Show all posts

Sunday, 3 November 2019

Kanoo Travel named best corporate travel company in the Middle East

Kanoo Travel, a member of The Kanoo Group, has been named the best Corporate Travel Company and the best Corporate Incentives Tour Operator in the Middle East at the Arabian Travel Awards 2019. The management of Kanoo Travel received the two awards during a special ceremony held in the Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina.
Zaeem Gama, CEO of Kanoo Travel [2nd left] and Aubrey Heldt, General Manager – Kanoo Travel (UAE & Oman) [5th left] receives the Best Corporate Travel Company Award, at the Arabian Travel Awards 2019, held in Dubai, UAE.
“We are so proud of this spectacular achievement that came while we are also busy exploring more advanced technologies and designing better services to make the travel journey of our clients more enjoyable and more comfortable.” Zaeem Gama, CEO of Kanoo Travel said. “Hats off to the hardworking teams of Kanoo Travel who showed the highest level of dedication towards serving our corporate clients.”

The Arabian Travel Awards is a platform that evaluates the performance of the Travel and Hospitality companies in the Middle East through an advanced voting system and then releases its verdict in an extravagant annual ceremony held in Dubai. It runs and governs a comprehensive programme across a range of awards developed to recognise the industry's most vital sectors and product offerings.

“Winning the best Corporate Travel Company and the best Corporate Incentives Tour Operator in the Middle East is a success that was achieved by careful planning and flawless execution,” Zaeem Gama, added. “The two awards are a testament to the consistency in Kanoo Travel’s performance and hard work”.

Kanoo Travel is the largest family run travel management company in the MENA region. Specializing in corporate, marine, leisure travel, airline representation and Meetings Incentives Conferences and Events (MICE). It offers a wide range of compliance-driven, cost-effective travel management services and solutions. Kanoo Travel operates a network of more than 70 IATA locations and has offices in the Arabian Gulf Region, Egypt, and London.

Source: YBA Kanoo

Wednesday, 12 December 2018

Kanoo Travel recognizes Top Performers and Key Industry Contributors for 2018

Dubai, UAE: Kanoo Travel recently recognized its UAE top performers for 2018, with an awards ceremony held at its Headquarters in Dubai.
Mr. Zaeem Gama (Interim Executive General Manager) and Mr. Aubrey Heldt (General Manager – UAE & Oman), Kanoo Travel, hosted the ceremony and awarded the best employees based on several criteria, which were subjected to nominations by individual line managers and selection of winners by the management from among those nominees.

Today we honour the extraordinary achievements of our 2018 award winners. Those we have recognized have exhibited a true commitment to transforming Kanoo Travel in setting the standard for excellence within our company. They have exuded exceptional services not only to external but internal customers and emerging on top of their game,” said Mr. Zaeem Gama.

Mr. Aubrey Heldt added, “We strongly believe that this recognition will further encourage and build stronger enthusiasm and strength within our teams to scale new height for 2019. The winners were lauded for their dedication to going above and beyond their call of duty in serving Kanoo Travel’s customers and in continuously enhancing our client travel experiences.”
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This year’s winners who have generated the ‘Highest Income’ were awarded to Abdul Khader Subhan, Hazel Muthambiranwa, Ma Loisa Bayos Gonzales, Nafessa Ansari Usman and Shafiullah Mohamed; while ‘Best Sales’ were given to Vikas Patil, Flora Coutinho,  Rekan Fazly Mohammed Latiff, Bahaa El Deen, Vimal Varghese, Arun Kumar B. Manigandan, and Waqar Ahmed respectively.

Other key awards including ‘Best Support Associate’ were given to Sundeep Sundara Babu, Muhammad Faraz Alam Khan, Kashimsab Shaikh, Rony Rodrigues, Jemini Jose Elavunkul, Edwin Vincent Dsouza, Duminda Prasad Silva, Irfan Zaka, and Wasantha Kumara Langappuli.

Equally, the ‘Best Customer Care’ awards were given to Qusai Habib, Marlon Cres M Andos, Haydee Mapoy, Roy Urmenita, Mohammed Idrees Amer John, Erly Sandaan Sta Cruz, Nazimul Islam, Debbie Tamayo David and Niroshanna Mandalanayagam.

Managers and staff of Kanoo Travel from across the UAE, as well as the regional office, convened to recognize and celebrate this year’s Kanoo Travel top performers in the UAE, while highlighting the importance of delivering an efficient, fast and convenient service to customers, and also keeping abreast with technologies.
See also: CUCA Students tour Kanoo Travel for learning opportunities in the Travel sector

Thursday, 5 November 2015

Kanoo Travel wins the top business accolade as ‘Top Travel Company of the Year’ in the Middle East at the 9th Aviation Business Awards

Kanoo Travel is a member of Yusuf Bin Ahmed Kanoo / The Kanoo Group, and is one of the largest and oldest travel management companies in the Middle East

Dubai, UAE: KanooTravelone of the largest and oldest travel management companies in the Middle East, was awarded as the winner for ‘The Travel Agent and Tour Operator of the Year’ during the 9thAviation Business Awards, held recently at the Park Hyatt Hotel, Dubai.  

The Aviation Business Awards is an annual event which started in 2007 as an ultimate celebration of achievements within the Middle East aerospace industry which includes a combination of regional and international players for their exceptional contributions in the airline, airport and cargo and other supporting sectors.

Kanoo Travel bags ‘The Travel Agent and Tour Operator of the Year’ during the 9th Aviation Business Awards held at Park Hyatt Hotel
(Photo from left to right: Amit Gupta - General Manager (TheTravel Attache), Sunil D’Souza – General Manager, Rayner Mathias – Quality Manager, Bhavin Mithani – Supplier Relations Manager, Naseer Khan – Manager – Corporate Contact Centre, Riza Ahamed – Manager Corporate Leisure, Varghese Daniel – Regional Manager, Salman Bhari – Business Development Manager, Hemant Baheti – Manager Leisure operations)
Senior executives from the region’s Aviation industry turned out in large numbers to celebrate and applaud the winners. Highly commended awardees including Kanoo Travel, drew the spotlight at the event over a glittering grand finale.

The evening’s gathering was the culmination of a 2 months long awards process that included getting detailed nominations entries submitted by leading companies from most segments of the aviation industry. 

There were 15 different categories for the awards wherein four-member independent jury drawn from senior leaders of the industry, in collaboration with Raman Narayan, editor of the Aviation Business Middle East, worked together to select the winners amongst shortlisted nominees.

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 en route to India and Australia. In 1947 Kanoo Travel became the first IATA agency in the Gulf. 

Today, Kanoo Travel is one of the largest and oldest travel management companies in the Middle East.
With a team of over 1,000 travel specialists spread across the region; operating a network of over 100 IATA locations, and established partnerships with global travel partners, Kanoo Travel provides the most comprehensive and specialized services in the travel industry with unmatched quality.

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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: / 

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Michelle Laylo Verzola 
PR Executive
The Kanoo Group

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