Naresh & Anita Goyal Receive “International Entrepreneurs Of The Year” Award At House Of Commons,Uk
Naresh Goyal, Founder Chairman Jet Airways, and his wife Anita (Neeta) Goyal, Executive Vice President Revenue Management and Network Planning for India’s premier international airline, have been voted “International Entrepreneurs of the Year” by the readers of Asian Voice, the highest circulation newspaper among the Asian Community in the UK.
[ClickPress, Mon Mar 02 2009] Mr. and Mrs. Goyal received the award from the Rt Hon Geoff Hoon MP, UK Secretary of State for Transport, before an august gathering of British parliamentarians and other distinguished guests at the House of Commons, as part of the Asian Voice Political and Public Life Awards 2008.
According to Mr. Goyal, “With Jet Airways, we set out to re-define service standards in global commercial aviation, while creating a truly international brand that would embody the dynamism and commitment to excellence that has come to define the new,resurgent India.Awards such as these only spur us on to greater effort, and are a tribute to the efforts put in by every member of the Jet Airways family to make our vision a reality.”
The Asian Voice Political and Public Life Awards are presented to people who have made a special impact in the preceding twelve months,either internationally, or in their local communities. The shortlists for the awards for 2008 were decided by a select panel including Marsha Singh MP, Lord King of West Bromwich and Baroness Howells of St Davids.
This is the latest in a large number of prestigious awards made over the last twelve months to Jet Airways and its management team.They include:
“Best Indian Airline” award at the prestigious Business Traveller Awards 2008.
“Best Domestic Airline Award’ for the Year 2008, at the 19th TTG Travel Awards.
TTG also accorded Chairman Naresh Goyal the ‘Travel Entrepreneur of the Year’ for his invaluable contribution to the trade in general and aviation in particular.
Voted one of the Top 10 Airlines in the world by the Best in Travel Poll 2008, organised by SmartTravelAsia.com.
Voted one of the world’s top three airlines in Conde Nast Traveler’s 2008 Readers Choice Awards survey.
Runner up as ‘Airline of the Year’ at the 2008 “Which?” magazine Annual Awards, only a percentage point behind the eventual winner.