Dubai, UAE: Kanoo Travel won the Championship title in the recent ‘Delta Challenge’ which was held on 11th December 2015 at Wadi Adventure - Jebel Hafeet, with this year’s chosen theme for the ‘White Water Rafting’ challenge. Delta Airlines has been organising the ‘Delta Challenge’ for the past 8 years with different themes, and has been attended by major travel partners.
Every year, Kanoo Travel has been participating in this prestigious event as a travel partner for Delta Airlines, and has also won several Championship titles in the past.
There were 4 participating teams from Kanoo Travel - Kanoo Riders, Kanoo Zombies, Kanoo Warriors and Kanoo Surfers, who joined the ‘Whitewater Rafting’ match for this year.
The Delta Challenge 2015 comprised of 20 teams from 17 travel companies that took part in the event. The experience consisted of 2 preliminary rounds of tough competitive rowing for the qualification. Later, 3 Kanoo Travel teams qualified for the final championship race which was the highlight of the competition.
White water rafting is an extreme endurance sport that requires team work, precision and stamina. Whilst the adrenaline boost of this team surfing adventure was remarkable, the bonding experience, fun, thrills and excitement was enthralling. Each team consisted of 5 members rowing through rapids on an inflatable raft down treacherous waters with the guidance of a raft instructor.
The ‘Kanoo Surfers’ team, Captained by Sunil D'Souza emerged victorious and walked away with the DL Championship Trophy for 2015.
Below is the list of Kanoo Travel participants at the Delta Challenge 2015, in alphabetical order:
1. Abdul Haseeb Butt
2. Amjad Ali Syed
3. Asim Fawaz
4. Badiriya Ali
5. Claten Mathias
6. Faraj Nissam
7. Fazmin Hussain
8. Floyd Fernandes
9. Mudassar Farooq
10. Rajiv Vats
11. Rajvinder Singh
12. Rijesh Parabath
13. Salman Bhari
14. Sameena Firdose
15. Shakih Sajid
16. Sunil D'Souza
17. Tabrez Shaikh
18. Tuan Deeno
19. Vijay D'Souza
20. Vinoy Xavier
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.
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, 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.
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