Late HAJI M. S. Siah : After completing his education in then most prestigious Mission high School, he jumped into the fray and joined the professional trade of houseboats running and organized travels and tours to the far off corners of the valley. With little resources but using brains and brawn and subsequently going through the mill, he succeeded in establishing a name in the travel circles and created a fleet of deluxe houseboats, attracting wide recognition. Even Madam Gandhi paid a visit and was impressed. To keep in tune with the march of times, great guts, sharp intellect and keen perception, timely innovations, and additions and alterations were made to face with the construction of the Most Fabulous and Fantastic 06 Bed Room Houseboat his lifelong dream come true.
Being closely connected with the travel trade, which was fast growing, a most prominent and Pioneer Travel Service was established. He did succeed in creating fame and name on National level. He visited Europe in 1952 and traveled in a HAMILTON car right from Kashmir to Europe, the first Kashmiri to take such a rendezvous trip.
In the interest of protection of wild life many camps were organized in Kashmir and LADAKH. In lieu of meritorious services rendered, he was felicitated and presented a Gold Medal in Switzerland in 1979.
He was a man of great charm, and dignity and loved humor very much.
Now today after Late HAJI M. S. Siah his sons
Mohammad Altaf Siah and Zahoor Ahmed Siah joined Together to move their fathers legacy forward. With their talent they have made United Group to be counted Among the Top Group of Companies in Kashmir and India.
Mohammad Altaf Siah, Graduated from one of the famous computer institutes in India .He was the first person to introduce luxury class of Houseboats in Kashmir and the first to introduce professional management concept in the houseboat industry of Kashmir. He shares great relations with the hospitality industry professionals. He is also business IT Consultant for many companies around the Globe. Companies like E-VISION (USA), ENERGETIX (USA), SAFE N SECURE (USA), GLOBAL FEATHER (CHINA), HATO ROUP (UAE). His vision for Hospitality
and Tourism and the innovative ideas to boost tourisms to various parts of the valley have been appreciated and he has also been awarded with INDIAN LEADERSHIP AWARD for Hospitality and Tourism Year 2011
BHARAT GAURAV AWARD by Dr. Bhishm Narain Singh (former Union Minister and Governor of Tamil Nadu) on the occasion of National Seminar on "National Economic Development & Social Responsibilities" Saturday 25th Feb 2012 at New Delhi. - in New Delhi.
Bharat Excellence and Super Achievers Awards with Gold Medal Presented by FFI on 30th June 2012 for Hospitality and Tourism.
Zahoor Ahmed Siah,
The youngest son, graduated from one of the renowned universities of India,
Jawaharlal Nehru University (J.N.U) in the year 2000. He was awarded a
scholarship from GOVT. OF CHINA to study Chinese in one of the famous
Universities in BEIJING BLCU. During his studies he found that China is a
very potential market and established the first Indian tour operator sales
company in Beijing. UCTS became the first company for promoting Indian
Tourism in China. He is the first person to create awareness about Indian
Tourism among Chinese Tour Operators. China's biggest names like CYTS, CITS,
and CTS etc are associated with UCTS. He is also
been presented with International Business Leadership Award for Hospitality
& Tourism on the occasion of Globalization of Industries & World Peace
Summit-Bangkok Thailand-2011 by IAC
From little corner of the valley sons of the Legendary
Late HAJI M. S. Siah spread the company to far off corners of the Globe with
its presence and office in New Delhi (India) , Japan, Russia, China , UAE
Today United Continents Group Manages a Fleet of 18 Luxurious
Houseboats which includes Deluxe Rooms / Club / Club Premier Houseboats in Dal and
Nagin Lakes. With our Professional Management of International Standards we
ensure to take utmost care of the Guest who stay in our Houseboats. We also
have our own fleet of cars / coaches in and outside Valley.
United Continents Group takes care of the regular activities
like Booking Hotels , Houseboats , Cars , Tour Escort Services , Railway and
Airline Tickets, Trekking tours , Fishing tours , Water Tours etc.
Continents Travel Service is ISO 9001:2008 Certified Company
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