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Double Tree by Hilton joins Chocolate Chip Cookie Day
PANAJI: DoubleTree by Hilton, located in Arpora in North Goa will celebrate the National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day by presenting the brand’s signature chocolate chip cookie to travellers arriving at the Goa airport. DoubleTree by Hilton is one of Hilton’s 13 market-leading global brands. Guests at the hotel can experience the characteristic qualities found at DoubleTree by Hilton brand hotels around the world, including the warm welcome of the brand’s legendary chocolate chip cookie presented to every guest at check-in and a unique and caring team member commitment to guests, colleagues and the local community. Guests at the hotel also enjoy the benefits and rewards of Hilton HHonors guest loyalty programme. Other facilities at the hotel include onsite dining venues, outdoor pool, kids’ recreational centre, fitness centre, salon, spa, 24-hour business centre, and conference and events space for up to 250 guests. NT

Idea expands 4G LTE services across 390 towns in Maharashtra, Goa
PANAJI: Idea 4G LTE services is now available in major towns of Aurangabad, Kolhapur, Nagpur, Vasco, Sangli, Miraj and Panaji, covering over 27% population. Speaking on the expansion, Rajendra Chourasia – Chief Operating Officer, Maharashtra and Goa, Idea Cellular, said, “Idea is the oldest and largest mobile operator in Maharashtra and Goa. We have always been committed to grow our network in the region and offer the best mobile experience to the people in deep interiors of the circle. We now have the largest 2G, 3G and 4G network with over 24,500 sites providing seamless mobile broadband experience across the length and breadth of Maharashtra and Goa.” As the leading telecom operator in the market, Idea has focused on investing in spectrum, expanding the network and enhancing customer service in Maharashtra & Goa. With a customer base of nearly 26 million, Idea Cellular is the largest mobile operator in the circle.

TVS shortlists 10 women riders for Himalayan Highs season 2
PANAJI: TVS Motor Company announced the names of 10 women riders shortlisted to participate and ride in Himalayan Highs Season 2. The selected riders will accompany Anam Hashim to the highest motorable road- Khardung-La, Season 1 of Himalayan Highs saw Anam Hashim riding the TVS Scooty Zest 110 to Khardung La, making it the first 110 cc scooter to achieve this feat and earn a place in the India Book of Records. The selection process for Himalayan Highs Season 2 kicked off in June 2016 and met with tremendous response. It saw about 50,000 enquires and over 2000 entries from women riders and enthusiasts across all 29 states and select union territories. The registrations concluded on July 5 after which the contestants were evaluated and shortlisted based on psychographics, physical fitness, mental strength and above all riding prowess. NT

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