MANAGER at LETS GO BAHRAIN (Destination Management Company in the Kingdom of Bahrain) - A subsidiary of Dadabhai Travel & Tours,

P.O.Box: 387, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain

Mobile: +973 3940 6785

E-mail:  varma10@gmail.com




Experienced administrator with strong management and organization knowledge and Bachelor’s degree in Commerce. Seeking a suitable position of Administrative / Office Manager / Inbound Tours Manager wherein I could use my knowledge & vast experience in those fields. I possess strong leadership ability and my previous work experiences should also assist me in contributing to the perfection of the job performance.



Name                                      :           Rajiv Varma P.K.

Age                                          :           52

CPR number                           :           671033590

Passport Number                  :           Z5428465

Date of Issue                          :           08.MAR.2020

Date of expiry                        :           07.MAR.2030

Nationality                             :           INDIAN

Height & Weight                    :           170cms / 80kg

Marital Status                        :           Married


ENGLISH        :    Speak, Read & Write

ARABIC          :    Speak (basic)

HINDI             :    Speak & Read

MALAYALAM:   Native language

TAMIL             :   Speak


Academic Education:  Bachelor of Commerce




ü  Type Writing English Higher Grade





-  Innovative in complete office administration. planning and coordinating administrative procedures and systems.


- Knowledge in formulating policies, coordinating business operations, monitoring and motivating staff, managing operational costs, improving administration processes, engaging with vendors, hiring and training employees etc.

  -  Optimism, general awareness, loyal & ability to create trust in all


-   Good and efficient public contacts in Bahrain & with many worldwide tour operators


- Experienced with preparation & operation of packaged travel & tour products in the travel arena.


-  Possess strong negotiation and pricing skills.





- Participation Certificate in National Integration & Environment Protection Youth Camp, India (All India basis)


-   Exemplary Certificate from National Cadet Corps, SENIOR Division of Kerala Air Squadron NCC Wing.


-  Air Miles Certification for successful coordination of Air Miles Sports Day in Bahrain -  Volunteer Leader’s Training Course Certificate by National Service Scheme (State Level)


- Certificate from The Supreme Council for Environment, Kingdom of Bahrain for successful coordination of Youth Environmental Gathering conducted in Kingdom of Bahrain



(1)  LET’S GO BAHRAIN       P.O. Box: 387, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain

q  The leading Destination Management Company (DMC) in the Kingdom of Bahrain recognized and approved by Ministry of Tourism & Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA)

Position          :   MANAGER since February 2018



  • Complete administration and managing the daily business operations of the Company from the stage of its formation. Managing Tours, VISA requirements, Hotel bookings, Meet and Assist, Transfers, Group movements & MICE activities etc.,
  • Develop & implement strategies; attend international exhibitions for promoting Tourism in Bahrain.
  • Develop external relationships and partnerships with BTEA – Bahrain Tourism & Exhibitions Authority and overseas tour operators
  • Monitoring and reporting company performance to Management


Immediate reporting Manager                 :               Mr. Adnan Gilitwala, Director;

Contact number: 17 10 3020 / 17 10 3030 / 39 92 4343

Reason for Leaving                                        :               As a part of corporate downsizing due to the pandemic situation


Last working Day                                            :               31.August.2020



(2) ATBAHRAIN B.S.C (CLOSED)   - The Destination Management Company of The Kingdom of Bahrain

A wholly owned subsidiary of Mumtalakat Holding Company, a sovereign wealth fund of the government of the Kingdom of Bahrain.  Location: Bahrain Financial Harbour, West Tower, 10th Floor, P.O. Box 60604, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain


Position:            Product Manager: December 2015 – January 2018


  • Administration of Inbound Department; creating Tours packages - Product development & costing
  • Working with key suppliers and contracting new opportunities with hotels, airlines, ground transportation providers, event planners, and other tour operators.
  • Responsible for contracting and negotiation of local hotels and suppliers.
  • Handled complete operations / ground handling of Fits, Groups, Tours & MICE activities


Immediate reporting Manager                 :               Mr. Benjo Van Larhoven – General Manager

& Mr. Peter Cook – CEO

Contact person                                                :               Ms. Hasna Zavrak, HR & ADMIN Manager

Contact number: 3300 0275

Reason for Leaving                                        :               DMC closed and opened the business to private



(3)  DADABHAI TRAVEL & HOLIDAYS      P.O. Box: 387, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain

q  The leading Travel and Tour Agency in Bahrain since 1981

Position:            Administration Assistant : June 2007 – December 2010

 Manager (Inbound)         :  January 2011 –01. October.2015


  • Office Administration, Supervision of Meet and Assist / Transportation, Refunds & co-ordination of Airmiles.
  • Manage complete Inbound Operations - excursions, MICE and hotel reservations, staff management
  • Maintaining good relationship with all the local hoteliers and suppliers


Immediate reporting Manager                 :               Ms. Shahnaz Al Qaseer, Chief Operating Officer.

Contact: 17 103010 / 17 103030 / 17 210191

Reason for Leaving                                        :               To join the Government Destination Management Company

(4)  JETAIR PRIVATE LIMITED (GSA GULF AIR) Trivandrum District – 6950 10, Kerala State. INDIA

  • A part of the Jetair group of companies who were the General Sales Agent for Gulf Air Company, Air France, Air Seychelles, American Airlines, Austrian Airlines, Biman Bangladesh, Jet Airways, & Royal Jordanian.

Position: Secretary I: 02. August 2004 – August 2006

  • Making Reports / Presentations for meetings
  • Updating Daily Passenger & Cargo statements and assisting Marketing Department to prepare reports
  • Reporting to higher Management for their requirements and needs


Position: Marketing Officer: Period: 01. September 2007 to 31. May.2007

  • Study and analysis of Competitor Advertisement Campaign and Market analysis
  • Informing about updated product awareness to Travel and Tour Agents.
  • Preparing Regular, Tactical & One-off sanction requests through “Off Tariff Input System” package.
  • Marketing functions like preparing marketing slides for meetings / presentations, statistical updating, weekly & monthly marketing reports, MIDT analysis, SWOT analysis etc.


(5) ALWAHA GROUP / COMMERCIAL BUSINESS HOUSE   Corporate Office, Al-Akariyah Commercial Centre,

Dammam – King Saud Street, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

q  The company had few Fuel stations, Cleaning centers, Super Markets, rent a car services, Mineral water plants and also indulged in Import and Marketing of various products.

Position: Executive Secretary cum Personnel Officer. Period: 28.Dec. 1992 to 05.Feb. 1995

  • Office Administration: - Equipment, Printing & Stationary, personnel, vehicles etc.
  • Was a part of the selection process during recruitments
  • Coordination of Visa Stamping, staff accommodation, staff medical, Air Tickets etc.,


(6) NAHIL COMPUTER COMPANY      Corporate Office, P.O. Box: 59205, Riyadh – 11525, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

q  A leading company in Saudi Arabia in the I.T. Sector dealing with Computers & all accessories, and I.T. related services and also had an International Training Centre


Position: Administrator. Period: 01. Jul.95 to 01. Apr.97

  • Complete Office Administration: - Office equipments, Repairs & maintenance, Printing & Stationary, personnel, vehicles etc & worked as Confidential / Executive Secretary
  • Complete Supervision of Local Purchase and administration of Co-op Marketing Development Funds




Mr. Adnan Gilitwala, Director


P.O. Box 387, Manama, Bahrain

Contact: 17 10 3020 / 17 10 3030

Mobile: 39 92 4343

Email: adnan@dadabhaitravel.com

Relationship: Immediate Manager Mr. JP Menon, Chairman & Managing Director

Uni Grad Education Center W.L.L

Bahrain. chairman@ugecbahrain.com

Mob: +973 3220 3600

Tel:  +973 1734 4971/2

Relationship: Friend Indusekharan.A.C

Manager Accounts & Finance

Remza Investment Group/Nasser Pharmacy, PO Box 684| Manama, Bahrain

Tel: - +973 17 740 900

Email: ac.indusekhar@remza.com

Relationship: Relative




I hereby certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all of the information mentioned above in this Bio Data & application is true, correct, complete, and made in good faith. I will submit necessary Certificates / Credentials, as and when required.


Name                   :               RAJIV VARMA P.K.


Date                      :               September 2020

Last Resume Update September 5, 2020
Address Manama, Bahrain
E-mail varma10@gmail.com
Phone Number 39406785

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