Jaipur Travel Agent Competition, and the winner is

jaipur_compJaipur Travel Agent Competition, and the winner is

roomsXML, Scoot, India Heritage and Culture Tours and ETB Travel News are excited to announce the winner of the recently held Jaipur Travel Agent Competition.

This proved to be one of the more challenging competitions with a number of questions extremely hard to research and find correct answers for. Then again, KV from India Heritage and Culture Tours would certainly know his stuff!

“The winners will enjoy a great heritage holiday in India’s most colourful and vibrant state of Rajasthan.

I invite all Aussie Travel Agents to consider taking 9 or 11 day heritage tours of India A gift voucher worth AUD$300 will be offered to each Aussie travel agent who wants to embark on a holiday in Jaipur with the compliments of India Heritage and Culture Tours.

All importantly, the answers: 

  • Inward-turning ear tips
  • Chand Bardai
  • Chickpea flour – locally called besan
  • Harsh Mata – the Goddess of Happiness
  • Forts of Amer, Chittorgarh, Kumbhalgarh,Jaisalmer, Sawai Madhopur / Gagaron
  • Ranthambore
  • 15
  • Vijaydan Detha
  • British Author Dr Robert Elgood
  • Belonged to the Kachhawah Dynasty. Succeeded by eldest son Raja Malai Dev. Both lived in 12th century AD.

Finally the winner is… Joe Germano of Transair Travel

His prize includes: 

  • 2 return economy tickets with Scoot to Jaipur
  • Transfer from Jaipur International Airport to Hotel Mahal Khandela in an air-conditioned car
  • Traditional hotel welcome – showering of rose petals,beating of drums and “tilak”. Rangoli on the hotel entrance and central courtyard
  • Rooms in all hotels stocked with wine and beer,fresh and dry fruits, chocolates,juices and mineral water
  • Gala dinner,bar-be-cue and unlimited drinks hosted by the owners of Hotel Mahal Khandela. Join in the folk dances and music a famous troupe will perform in your honour on the hotel’s roof-top
  • Sumptuous breakfasts,lunches,bar-be-cue and dinners during your trip
  • Full-day sight seeing with an escort speaking the language of the guests
  • Complimentary Ayurvedic massage
  • Climb up Fort Amer on an elephant
  • Excursions to the awesome 8th century Chand Baori step-well
  • See an enthralling “aarti” being performed to Lord Brahma at the temple town of Pushkar
  • See magnificent frescoes of Shekhawti on a walking tour of Mandawa town during your stay at Castle Mandawa
  • See tigers at close quarters during a thrilling jeep safari deep into the Ranthambore Tiger

Congratulations Joe, you are going to experience a trip of a lifetime.

A big thank you to ScootIndia Heritage and Culture Tours and of course ETB Travel News

Source = roomsXML - Scoot - India Heritage and Culture Tours

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