Tuesday, March 22, 2016

H.A.K Industrial Chemicals LLC receives Lantor Award in Paris

Paris, France: H.A.K Industrial Chemicals LLC received an award from its principal, Lantor BV, for its outstanding performance with the highest growth worldwide in 2015 amongst distributors related to Soric range of products, during the JEC World Composites Show & Conferences held recently in Paris, France.

Mr. Krish Venkatesan, General Manager of H.A.K Industrial Chemicals L.L.C accepted the plaque of recognition from Mr. Joost den Baas, Business Unit Manager of Lantor BV.

H.A.K Industrial Chemicals L.L.C is a member of The Kanoo Group and one of the largest suppliers of specialty chemicals & equipment, and raw materials for specifi­c industries in the region. It represents over 25 companies in UAE and GCC in the fi­eld of composites, paints, coatings, construction chemicals, printing inks and rubber.

Mr. Krish Venkatesan (left) receives the Lantor award from Mr. Joost den Baas at the JEC World in Paris

Mr. Stanley Picardo, Assistant Sales Manager from H.A.K poses with the Lantor Award
Lantor BV is one of H.A.K’s oldest principal in the composites sector and is a supplier of core materials used mainly in marine and construction cladding industries. The Soric range is extensively used by builders of composite yachts and boats in this region and sales are expected to grow in the future. The use of Soric is dependent on embracing the infusion process, which is becoming popular amongst new boat builders and cladding producers. Mr. Stanley Picardo, who is responsible for the composite industry including Lantor, has been instrumental in the growth of this product range.

With more than 100 countries represented, and an annual 6% growth of visits, JEC World has become the largest international show for the composite industry. 


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Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Turkish Airlines honours Kanoo Travel for 2015 performance

Dubai, UAE: Kanoo Travel received a plaque of appreciation during the Annual Travel Agencies Awards and gala dinner event hosted by Turkish Airways to honour travel agents across Dubai for their outstanding support and contribution to the airline’s robust expansion in the Emirate for 2015. 

The event was held at Park Hyatt Dubai on 29th February 2016 where the most successful partners in the travel industry were given recognition and introduced to Exclusive Drive Services of Turkish Airways. It was another year of celebration to the business relationship.

Kanoo Travel was awarded among the top 23 best performing agents in 2015 for being an intrinsic part of the airline’s advancement in the region. Mr. Sunil D’souza, Mr. Aubrey Heldt, Mr. Bhavin Mithani, Mr. Hemant Baheti and Mr. Shaukat Parkar received the plaque of appreciation on behalf of Kanoo Travel.
Over 250 guests graced the special celebration including Mr. Mustafa Levent Bilgen, Turkish Ambassador to the UAE; Mr. Erdem Ozan, Turkish Consul General in Dubai, and senior officials of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority.

Pertaining to the recent award, Mr. Sunil D’souza said, “This honour clearly demonstrates Kanoo Travel’s strength in the travel sector for the quality of services and customer experience that we collectively deliver in this part of the region. This milestone is for everyone who constantly work hard towards success of Kanoo Travel.”

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Thursday, March 10, 2016


The story of one of the most respected family run businesses in the GCC

Mishal Kanoo, Chairman of The Kanoo Group at the cover of Leaders Middle East magazine (No. 2 - 2016)

Kanoo Travel & Onevasco unveil Visa Concierge Services to simplify visa application process for global travelers

Dubai, UAE:  Kanoo Travel, the Region’s pioneering travel management company and Vasco Worldwide, an avant-garde travel service enterprise recently collaborated to introduce a new solution aiming to streamline visa management for its customers.

The new partnership offers Visa Concierge Services that undertakes processing requests to the following countries: Afghanistan, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Cyprus, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Kuwait, Malta, Netherlands, New Zealand, Oman, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and UK.

Currently, there are 2 package options available for the Visa Concierge Services. The Silver Package covers visa guidance and support, document collection, document verification, form filling and appointment scheduling, for AED 200/-. Alternately, the Gold Package offers the same services as the Silver Package, plus the added benefits such as visa status update, cashless transaction, personal assistance at visa center, and courier delivery of passport, for AED 250/-.

Mr. Aubrey Heldt, Regional Operations Manager - Kanoo Travel, said, “Kanoo Travel’s outbound visa service in the UAE in partnership with VFS/VASCO is about providing tools that improve efficiency and create more convenience and satisfaction to our Travel consumers. We look forward to working with Vasco Worldwide in delivering value-added services to create new business opportunities in the emerging and frontier markets across the globe."

Contact your nearest Kanoo Travel Office in UAE (or) Call us at: +9714 408 2339 / Email us at: corpvisa.uae@kanoo.com

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