Turkish Airlines has been conducting this tournament since 2012 across 51 countries and 102 destinations globally. In India, this is the sixth year of the tournament but is the first ever edition to be held in Mumbai. In addition to Turkish Airlines’ passenger agencies in India, over 1000 agencies and 3000 players from all around the world will participate in the tournament.
Speaking about the response for the tournament, winners, Mr. Ibrahim Hakki Guntay, General Manager West and South India said, “I would like to thank all of our travel agency partners who made Turkish Airlines Bowling 2018 a huge success in Mumbai. Learning about team members and understanding team dynamics in an engaging and fun manner can go a long way in improving productivity and building relationships beyond work.”
This year’s Turkish Airlines Bowling Tournament saw participation from top travel agencies like American Express Global Business Travel, Cox & Kings Limited, Yatra Online Pvt Ltd, Akbar Travels, BCD Travel India Pvt Ltd, Bluestar Air Travel, Kesari Tours, Riya Travel & Tours India Pvt Ltd etc. in full strength and made it a roaring success.
The team from American Express Global Business Travel - Team GBT won the tournament with a score of 593 and will stand a chance to represent India in the Turkish Airlines Bowling Grand Finale to be held in Istanbul. The Champion of the Grand Finale will win a flight ticket and a vacation in Antalya.
About Turkish Airlines
Established in 1933 with a fleet of five aircraft, Star Alliance member Turkish Airlines has a fleet of 328 (passenger and cargo) aircraft flying to 303 destinations worldwide with 254 international and 49 domestic, in 121 countries. More information about Turkish Airlines can be found on its official website or its social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Linkedin, and Instagram.
About Star Alliance
The Star Alliance network was established in 1997 as the first truly global airline alliance to offer worldwide reach, recognition and seamless service to the international traveller. Its acceptance by the market has been recognized by numerous awards, including the Air Transport World Market Leadership Award and Best Airline Alliance by both Business Traveller Magazine and Skytrax. The member airlines are: Adria Airways, Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, Air China, Air India, Air New Zealand, ANA, Asiana Airlines, Austrian, Avianca, Avianca Brasil, Brussels Airlines, Copa Airlines, Croatia Airlines, EGYPTAIR, Ethiopian Airlines, EVA Air, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, Singapore Airlines, South African Airways, SWISS, TAP Portugal, Turkish Airlines, THAI and United. Overall, the Star Alliance network currently offers more than 18,450 daily flights to 1,300 airports in 190 countries. Further connecting flights are offered by Star Alliance Connecting Partner, Juneyao Airlines.