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Jet Airways honoured at HolidayIQ’s Better Holiday Awards – 2017

Jet Airways voted India’s ‘Best Full Service Airline’.

MUMBAI – Jet Airways, India’s full-service, premiere, international airline, has been honoured as ‘India’s Best Full Service Airline’, at HolidayIQ’s Better Holiday Awards – 2017. Selected by millions of community members who make up HolidayIQ, it reflects Jet Airways’ excellent record in satisfying the needs of its guests with tailor-made travel solutions.

HolidayIQ, India’s largest online travel community and holiday planning website, announced the best in Indian travel and tourism at the Better Holiday Awards – 2017 on May 11, 2017. This annual tourism award celebrates the role an Indian traveller plays in driving Indian travel and tourism to greater heights. The award also acknowledges the role played by various stakeholders of the travel and tourism industry and diversity on offer in India.

The award ceremony was attended by a host of dignitaries including Dr. Jitendra Singh, Hon’ble Union Minister of State (Independent Charge), Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region; Mr. Arun Nanda, Chairman & Founder, Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India Ltd.; Mr. Priyank Kharge, Hon’ble Minister of State (Independent Charge) Tourism and Information Technology, Government of Karnataka, and Mr. Umang Bedi, Managing Director, Facebook (India & South Asia).

Commenting on the occasion, Jayaraj Shanmugam, Chief Commercial Officer, Jet Airways, said, “We are delighted to have won “India’s Best Full Service Airline” award at HolidayIQ’s Better Holiday Awards for 2017. Jet Airways’ Guest First service philosophy endeavours to make guests experience the joy of flying by providing them with greater connectivity, choice, convenience and comfort. The honor holds a special value for us as it is based on the testimony of guests’ experience and feedback and validates our efforts to heighten our brand experience.”

The HolidayIQ – ‘Better Holiday Awards’ have multiple categories that include the old and the new, an indication of changing travel trends. The Better Holiday Awards recognise the best Indian tourism services in airlines, airports, bus operators and railway stations making this the most comprehensive tourism awards for India. The awards are critical at a time when India seeks its place on the global tourism map. Increased domestic tourism indicates a higher level of trust and acceptance of what Indian travel and tourism has to offer.

Flying directly to 45 destinations including 20 international ones, Jet Airways has consistently used its Guest First philosophy to reinvent itself for today’s traveller by creating a host of smart, guest-centric initiatives in the form of both product and service experiences such as ‘Seat Select’, ‘Fare Lock’, ‘JetAdvance’ and ‘Fare Choices’ that make travel increasingly technology friendly and convenient. Together with its warm, personalised in-flight hospitality as well as unmatched comfort offered by its wide body fleet on key domestic and international routes, the airline has also introduced ‘JetScreen’ – its Wi-Fi-enabled streaming solution on domestic flights, which lets guests enjoy in-flight entertainment on their personal devices. In another first, Jet Airways recently collaborated with Uber to offer seamless travel solutions from / to a guest’s doorstep.

Jet Airways was also recently named “India’s Best Airline” at TripAdvisor’s first annual Travellers’ Choice awards.

Photo caption: Ms. Kavita Joshi – Head Sales (North), Jet Airways, received the award from a traveller Dr. Milo, an avid community member of HolidayIQ platform.

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