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Monday, 09 July, 2018, 15 : 25 PM [IST]

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MTDC’s Tarkarli Resort receives five-star rating for scuba diving

The Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) awarded Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation’s (MTDC) Tarkarli Resort as a five-star dive resort for scuba diving in Maharashtra concerning the safety of tourists. Jaykumar Rawal, Minister of Tourism & (EGS), Government of Maharashtra and Scuba divers of MTDC Tarkarli Resorts received this award in the presence of Vijay Gautam, (IAS), Principal Secretary, Department of Tourism and Culture, Government of Maharashtra & MD, MTDC and Aashutosh Rathod, Jt. MD, MTDC and other MTDC officials.

Jet Airways inducts first of 150 Boeing 737 Max planes

Jet Airways took delivery of its first Boeing 737 MAX, making it the first Indian carrier to fly the new 737 variants. This delivery marks the first of 150 737 MAX airplanes the Mumbai-based airline has ordered from Boeing, following two separate orders for 75 jets placed in 2015 and earlier this year. The 737 MAX is the fastestselling airplane in Boeing history, accumulating more than 4,500 orders from 99 customers worldwide

Clarence Fernandes receives Indo Global Lifetime Achievement Award for promoting investments & tourism in Rwanda

Clarence Fernandes, Chairman of Rwanda Renaissance, was conferred with the ‘Indo Global Lifetime Achievement Award’ for his contribution towards promoting investments and tourism into Rwanda. At a glittering function, held at the Kohinoor Continental Hotel, Mumbai, Prof. (Dr.) Aftab Anwar Shaikh, President, Indo Global Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture, commended the tremendous efforts which have been put in by Fernandes in marketing Remarkable Rwanda here in India.

Bahrain Tourism & Exhibitions Authority hosts FAM Trip for consolidators

Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) organised a consolidators’ familiarisation (FAM) trip to Bahrain. The authority had arranged the FAM trip to showcase Bahrain’s famous tourist attractions to help grow the country’s tourism industry. This year, Bahrain is looking at the growth of about 46% tourists from India in 2018. The Fam Trip also showcased new tourist attraction like Jarada Islands, and the group was also taken to the new hotel Jumeirah Royal Saray Bahrain as well for inspection.

Boeing, AIESL launch accelerated apprenticeship programme

Boeing and Air India Engineering Services Limited (AIESL) inaugurated the ‘Air India- Boeing Accelerated Apprenticeship Program.’ The state-of-theart ‘smart’ classroom comes equipped with advanced training aids being used for the first time in India, along with a specially customised curriculum created by Boeing experts, to skill Aircraft Maintenance Engineers (AMEs) in India. Students will be instructed by highly qualified Air India instructors that have been trained by Boeing in the United States.

Women in Aviation International, Lockheed Martin India celebrate Girls in Aviation Day

Women in Aviation International, India Chapter and Lockheed Martin Corporation in association Airports Authority of India (AAI) celebrated Girls in Aviation Day at Imphal Airport. With the vision to encourage girls to take up STEM subjects and explore career opportunities in related industries, Women in Aviation International (India Chapter) invited 50 students from various schools for a tour of Imphal Airport. Visiting students were given an opportunity to explore, learn, and discover the various aspects of aviation and aerospace.

Zaheer Khan felicitated at the iconic Adelaide Oval

Former India pacer Zaheer Khan was felicitated by Adelaide Oval cricket ground, during his visit to Australia with his wife Sagarika Ghatge. The felicitation program was attended by Darren Chandler, General Manager Marketing and Operations Adelaide Oval Stadium Management Authority, Minister Ridgway and his wife Meredith, Rodney Harrex, CE South Australian Tourism Commission and Raju Narayanan, Director of Indian Engagement for Government of SA. Khan, who was honoured for his contribution to cricket, spent the day at the stadium.

DreamFolks organises yoga session on International Yoga Day

DreamFolks organised a yoga session on the occasion of International Yoga Day within the vicinity of Spaze Itech Park, Sohna Road Gurgaon. A Yoga Guru was invited to teach the Yoga Asanas to the participants. With the great enthusiasm, people from various companies within the Spaze Itech park participated in the event, recording around 100 participants.
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