Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 07, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- Kanoo Travel, one 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 9th Aviation 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.
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 in 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.