Dinesh Dhamija Biography
Dinesh Dhamija (born 1950) is a British Indian business entrepreneur and politician. He is best known as the founder of online travel agency Ebookers. He was Member of the European Parliament for the London region serving for the Liberal Democrats. He was elected to the European Parliament in the 2019 elections and held the role until the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the EU.
Dinesh Dhamija is a famous Member Of The European Parliament, who was born on March 28, 1950 in Australia.
According to Astrologers, Dinesh Dhamija zodiac sign is Aries
He began his professional career working for IBM, but soon left to begin his own business. In 1980, Dinesh and his wife Tani started selling travel tickets from a kiosk at Earl’s Court tube station in London. By 1983, the business venture had developed into Flightbookers, a travel agency with three established premises. The firm grew rapidly and, in 1987, was appointed General Sales Agent for Royal Nepal Airlines in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Over the next decade, the company became known across Europe and established offices in 12 countries.
Dinesh Dhamija Net Worth
Dinesh Dhamija is one of the richest Member Of The European Parliament. Dinesh Dhamija is also listed on the elit list of Richest Member Of The European Parliament born on March 28 . According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Dinesh Dhamija net worth is approximately $1.5 Million.
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On 23 May 2019 he was elected as one of three Liberal Democrat Members of the European Parliament for the London Region.
Dhamija joined the Liberal Democrats in 2014. Then party leader Tim Farron asked him to be a business adviser to the party in 2016, and he and is currently the party’s Deputy Treasurer. In 2018 he put his name forward for selection as the party’s candidate at the 2020 London Mayoral election but lost out to Siobhan Benita.
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In 1996 Dhamija was introduced to the relatively new idea of the Internet. Realising the potential, he began to raise funds for the development of an interactive branch of Flightbookers. In 1999 Ebookers became the first interactive online travel agency in the United Kingdom. Within a few years, the firm had established itself as one of Europe’s leading travel agencies. In 2005, Dhamija sold Ebookers for £209m. He is now one of the wealthiest Asian residents in the UK, with an estimated worth of £100m as of 2004.
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Facts & Trivia
Ranked on the list of most popular Member Of The European Parliament. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in Australia.
Dhamija was awarded the 2003 Entrepreneur of the Year award by the Management Today magazine. More recently, he was the founder and chairman of the Copper Beech Group, a firm involved in residential property development in Romania and education infrastructure in India.
Dhamija was selected as a candidate for the 2019 European Parliament elections, voted second on the list for London. He took unsuccessful legal action in the High Court against his party to take the top list position, on the basis of being a minority ethnic candidate and Liberal Democrats diversity targets.