GOA: GTDC PRESENTS AWARD TO BOOKING.COM
Nilesh Cabral, chairman, Goa Tourism Development Corporation recently presented an award to Booking.com for their best performance in the category of online travel agents. The award was given in recognition for a GTDC sales record, with GTDC hotels recording sales of more than one crore for the financial year 2016-17. The award was accepted by Jedesh Kozhippalli, Hotels- senior account manager, India and Simone Pardiwalla, content specialist, India on behalf of Booking.com.
GTDC was one of the first tourism boards in India to sign up with Booking.com which is one of the largest travel e-commerce companies in the world. Over…READ more..
GOA: A WEEKEND WITH FASHION CONNOISSEURS AT ARTISAN BAZAAR
Last weekend saw a gathering of fashionistas at Goa’s first ever Artisan Bazaar at Taj Vivanta, Panaji. The event brought together a collection of designers of all skill levels and ages. The evening of creativity, ingenuity and self-expression was embraced by socialites and leading names from the fashion industry. The event displayed the works of designers, who create couture, finely tailored garments and home décor.
The concept of this event was curated by Jyoti Jahnavi Rai’s Fashion Pop Up brand, which aims to create an environment to enjoy quality products and interact with designers, all this while sipping on sangria…READ more..
GOA: AZEITE do REINO, PREMIUM PORTUGUESE OLIVE OIL NOW AVAILABLE IN GOA
Azeite do Reino, premium Portuguese origin olive oil is imported by Caroma Agencies based in Vasco da Gama. The first consignment of Azeite do Reino, Premium Portuguese olive oil was imported in 2016 by Caroma Agencies and since then two more consignments have been imported. Besides Goa, Azeite do Reino is also available in Mumbai and will shortly be available in other cities across the country. Present on the occasion of the launch was Carmelino Da Rocha Machado, director -Caroma Agencies, Carlos Noronha, Goan Hospitality – Super Stockist and Erasmo Araujo, Quick Marketing Bureau – distributor for the State of…READ more..
GOA: L’OREAL PROFESSIONNEL INTRODUCES THE FIRST-EVER BESPOKE MASQUE SERIE EXPERT POWERMIX
Created to bring out the beauty in every woman’s hair and offer personalised haircare solution, L’Oréal Professionnel has reimagined its iconic range of hair care – SÉRIE EXPERT. The innovative range offers ideal solutions for every haircare need with the revolutionary POWERMIX – the first-ever bespoke professional masque, highly concentrated in active ingredients, freshly mixed at the salon to provide instant restoration of hair health.
L’Oréal Professionnel has reimagined its iconic range of hair care–SÉRIE EXPERT. The all new Série Expert at-home range comes with a new packaging that is more modern, premiumised and environmentally friendly.
The L’Oréal Professionnel hairdresser will…READ more..
GOA: MANIPAL HOSPITAL EXTENDS FREE OPD CONSULTATION
In response to popular demand, Manipal Hospital Dona Paula Goa, is announcing extension of the free OPD services and consultancy at Manipal Hospitals Goa.
The Manipal Hospitals Goa has collaborated with the government of Goa to conduct surgeries for people enrolled under DDSSY scheme. According to the press note issued, it is expected to benefit more number of people in Goa especially the rural area patients who can avail of world class procedures and surgeries at Manipal Hospitals Goa.
DDSSY card holders may call 24X7 available DDSSY Card Holder Helpline number 7722097533 for appointments or for any clarifications, regarding the procedures/…READ more..
JIOPHONE PRE-BOOKING OPENS ON AUGUST 24 – 5PM AMIDST HIGH DEMAND
Pre-book for Rs 500 via Jio retailer or MyJio application
Goa: The much awaited JioPhone, which is set to unleash a Digital Life for 500 million feature phone users, will be open for pre-booking on 24 August 2017, 5pm.
This revolutionary device, that was unveiled at the Reliance Industries AGM on 21st July 2017 is available to customers at an effective price of zero, ie, effectively free. Customers are required to pay a fully refundable, one-time, security deposit of Rs 1,500 against every JioPhone to avoid potential misuse. The JioPhone will be distributed on a ‘first come first serve’ basis…READ more..
ELITE MODEL LOOK INDIA 2017 ANNOUNCES GOA REGIONAL CASTING
Max, the country’s largest fashion forward brand and Elite, global talent management company, are back with ‘Max presents Elite Model Look India 2017’.
The India Elite Model Look team along with esteemed panel of jury including supermodel and fashion director Marc Robinson will be present at Mall De Goa on Saturday, 19th August, to discover these future top models. Registration time for Audition is 11am to 2pm.
The Elite Model Look team is touring India (Hyderabad, Bangalore, Delhi, Kolkata, Pune, Mumbai and Goa) for 7 castings.
At the end of this India tour, selected contestants will participate in the National Casting…
LE MERIDIEN UNVEILS ITS LATEST HOTEL IN GOA
Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts, a part of Marriott International Inc, announced the opening of Le Méridien in Goa at Calangute, further strengthening the Paris-born brand’s presence in India with its 10th property. Situated on the bustling Calangute- Candolim road, Le Méridien Goa is set to expose the curious and creative minded traveller to the best-kept secrets of North Goa. With experiences and programmes centered on the brand’s filters of discovery – culture, coordinates and cuisine, the hotel promises accessible and stimulating experiences in the form of Illy Coffee & Eclairs & Unlock Art partnerships.
“Le Méridien Goa is our…
SOUTH AFRICAN TOURISM TRAINS TRAVEL AGENTS TO TAILOR PACKAGES FOR LOCAL GOANS
The South African Tourism concluded the 7th edition of its annual travel trade training sessions in Goa recently. Aimed at equipping travel agents with the best tips to sell the destination, ‘Learn South Africa’ (Learn SA) is a 17-city training programme which covered urban metros and tier II & III markets.
The sessions were structured to ensure that travellers enjoy many new, exciting, tailor-made itinerary options as a direct result. “Learn SA helps ensure that Indian travel agents know how to choose the best quality hotels for their customer’s budget and needs. It also teaches them how to choose…
MAH: VEDANTA RECEIVES INAUGURAL ‘ET 2GOOD, 4GOOD’ CERTIFICATION RATING
MUMBAI: Vedanta Limited has been awarded the ‘ET 2Good, 4Good’ a certification scheme that certifies organisations based on their CSR performance, CSR processes and over and beyond CSR expenditure of 2 % and 4% of their net profits.
“Our CSR programmes are designed keeping ‘people, planet and prosperity’ at its center. As custodians of the natural resource sector, we remain committed to the principle of zero harm to people and planet to ensure that we leave behind a positive legacy for generations to come”, said Tom Albanese, Group CEO, Vedanta.
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