Thomson Awards Four Jaz Hotels & Resorts

During a ceremony which took place on November 11th 2008, at the Landmark Hotel in London, TUI Travel PLC hosted the annual Gold Award event, where Thomson and First Choice distributed prizes amongst its business partners. According to Mr. Dermot Blastland, managing director TUI UK and Ireland, "A Gold Award is a stomp of approval from our customers and is a testament to a hotelier's unwavering commitment to outstanding quality and service, and they are coveted prizes only awarded to our top performing properties."

Jaz Hotels, Resorts & Cruises to Manage its Second Property in Taba

Marking its second hotel property in Taba, Jaz Hotels & Resorts announces the operation of Jaz Royal Taba to commence by late 2009.

Travcotels' Cruise Ships Awarded by SAGA

During the WTM 2008, SAGA Holidays, a leading UK based tour operator, held a festive ceremony for their travel partners worldwide and took the chance to award the suppliers for their remarkable business during the past year. The ceremony was distinguished this year for it took place at the Vintners Hall, one of the 12 Great Livery Companies of the city of London.

Jaz Makadi Golf Hotel Welcomes its First Guests

On November 6th 2008, Jaz Makadi Golf Hotel welcomed its first guests - celebrity stars Melanie Brown and husband Stephan Belafonte - along with their families and friends, as they renewed their wedding vows in a dazzling ceremony, organized by the mother company, Travco Group.

Iberotel and Sol Y Mar Resorts' Consequent Accomplishments

Attracting the attention of TUI's expanding destination group for the 11th consecutive year, Iberotel Hotels and Resorts and Sol Y Mar Resorts have been awarded the TUI Environment Champion in October 2008.

Madinat Makadi Hosts Celebrity Wedding

On November 8th, 2008, Spice girl Melanie Brown and hubby film producer Stephen Belafonte, renewed their vows in a 3-day event organized by
Travco Group's MICE department, and hosted by the company's Madinat Makadi Resort, where they also held a sumptuous ceremony at the new plush boutique hotel, Jaz Makadi Golf Hotel.

Travco Plays a Remarkable Role During ITF 2008

The Taipei International Travel Fair, organized by the Taiwan Visitors Association under the guidance of The Tourism Bureau, kicked off at Hall 1 of the Taipei World Center from October 31st to November 3rd 2008, marking Asia's biggest and most important travel and tourism industry fair.

Jaz Hotels & Resorts Launches Sol Y Mar Ivory Suites

The launching of Sol Y Mar Ivory Suites, Jaz Hotels & Resorts' new project, took place on the 8th of November, marking the second property in the city of Hurghadah and the 35th property in the group's growing portfolio.

Travco Showcases its Developments at the WTM 2008

The World Travel Market 2008, the UK's annual 4-day leading travel event, took place from November 10th to November 13th forming a powerful magnet that attracts buyers and sellers from all over the world and from every sector of the industry.


The launching of Ivory Suites, Jaz Hotels & Resorts' new project, took place on the 8th of November, marking a new addition to the company's portfolio as its second hotel property in the city of Hurghada.

Travco Call Centre Moves to Headquarters

As of August 10th 2008, Travco call Centre was officially transferred from Zamalek to the main Headquarters in Sheikh Zayed City, operating from9 am to 9 pm.

Madinat Makadi Golf Course Ready For Tee-Off

Jaz Hotels & Resorts announced the final launch of its championship golf course in Madinat Makadi, in August of 2008. The 18-hole championship golf course houses a Golf Academy with a practice range for lessons and coaching.

Travcotels Adds M/S Chateau Lafayette to its Fleet

As of February 1st 2009, Travcotels, Travco Group's Nile Cruise company, will be adding M/S Chateau Lafayette to its fleet of 20 Cruise Ships.

Travco Dubai Inaugurates Travel Kiosk at Dubai Airport

Travco Dubai announced the inauguration of a Travel Kiosk at the most awaited Dubai International Airport, Terminal 3, assuring much effective service standards to valued clients arriving to and departing from the UAE.

Jaz Hotels & Resorts Acquires Hotel Sol Y Mar Moreen Resort & Spa

Jaz Hotels & Resorts recently announced acquiring two new hotels for management - Sol Y Mar Moreen Resort & Spa in Marsa Alam.

Travco Group Receives Six TUI Holly Awards

Travco Group received five TUI Holly awards for the year 2008 for six of its hotel properties.

Travco Establishes Office at Luxor's Tourist Information Centre

Being the number one travel company in Egypt, Travco Group found it necessary to set up an information office at the new Tourist Information Centre in Luxor.

Travco Group Becomes Sole Agent of Novatours

As of September 25th, 2008, Travco Group became the sole agent of Novatours, the number one tour operator in the Baltic region.

Travco Opens New Retail Branch in Sohag

On September 15th 2008, Travco established a new retail office in Sohag, Egypt. As part of its expansion plan across the country.

M/S Jaz Omar El Khayam Launches On Lake Nasser

Travco's Nile Cruise subsidiary company announced the inaugural sailing of its long
awaited M/S Jaz Omar El Khayam .

Madinat Makadi Celebrates its 10 Year Anniversary

On July 16th, 2008, Madinat Makadi hosted a huge event in celebration of its 10-year anniversary, and the event included all the guests, management, and employees in the resort. 

Travco Announces the Rally of the Pharaons Finale

For the third year consecutive year, Travco Group achieved immense success in sponsoring the Rally of the Pharaons.

Three New Cruise Ships to be Launched by Travcotels

Due to launch during the beginning of 2009, Travcotels, Travco Group\\'s Nile Cruise company, unveiled plans for 3 new 5-star deluxe cruise ships, namely Legacy, Minerva, and Columbus.

Travcotels Launches M/S Gaia on the Red Sea

Travcotels, Travco Group's Nile Cruise company, recently unveiled plans of launching its new passenger vessel, Gaia, on the Red Sea.

Travco Receives Amadeus Award

Amadeus System hosted their annual awards event on the 2nd of July, 2008 at the Fairmont Towers Heliopolis where Travco Travel was awarded for the second year in a row.

Egypt's Prime Minister Visits Almaza Bay

On a tour around the Mersa Matrouh governorate, Prime Minister Ahmed Nazif, visited and launched a number of developments in the area.

Travco Travel Obtains ICCA Membership

In July 2008, Travco Group's MICE and Shore Excursions department received a membership in the ICCA (International Congress and Convention Association).

Shams Suites annouces its launching in June

Alongside the Mirabel Hotel complex located on the shores of a lagoon in Nabq Bay, Sharm El Sheikh, Shams Suites, a new hotel owned by Travco Group's JAZ Hotels & Resorts Company, opens its doors to its guests.

Sol Y Mar Dar El Madina Welcomes its First Guests

On August 7th, 2008, Sol Y Mar Dar El Medina welcomed its first guests with a unique celebration.

TUI Travel PLC Board Members Visit Egypt

April 22nd till the 24th, Chief Executive of TUI Travel PLC, Mr. Peter Long, arrived to Egypt on a tour

Travco Group's Middle East Expanison Plans Moving Forward

Travco opens three new branches in the Middle East, and plans for future hotel and tourist development projects in the area

JAZ Hotels & Resorts Completes Rebranding Process

JAZ Hotels & Resorts, Travco Group's hospitality arm, and formerly known as Egyptotel, has completed its mega rebranding process by adding 8 hotels and 6 Nile cruises to its luxury hospitality brand JAZ.

Travco Launches Second Branch in Aswan

On the 5th of February, and as part of the group's ongoing national expansion plan, the opening of a retail office took place in Aswan, marking Travco's 7th in the country.

Superbrands Awards Travco Group

Following a strict selection process by the Egypt Superbrands Council, Travco was awarded a Superbrands status in 2008.

Travco Group International Opens First European Office

Travco Group's Expansion Plan Gains Momentum with New Office in Germany

Travco Group Launches its New Office in Damietta

The leading tourism company in Egypt, Travco celebrated the official launch opening of their latest branch in the Damietta governorate on the 12th of November, 2007, marking its 6th retail office.

Travco Plays a Strong Role at the World Travel Market, 2007

As one of the major players in the international tourism scene, Travco Group made a strong presence for the World Travel Market Exhibition that took place from the 12th- 16th November 2007 at Excel in London. The exhibition attracted a large number of tourism professionals exceeding 45,459 participants from all over the world.

Iberotel Miramar Al Aqah Beach Resort in Fujairah Opens

From every part of the world, the most knowledgeable and professional calibers in the industry were picked to form the opening team of Iberotel Miramar Al Aqah Beach Resort.  Simply the team of success the Iberotel Miramar Al Aqah is finally opened. 

JAZ Resorts.. A New Star is Rising

The dazzling Mohamed Ali Palace witnessed an exceptional ceremony hosted by Mr. Hamed El Chiaty, Chairman and CEO of Travco Group International, and JAZ Resorts, a subsidiary of Travco Group, gathering both RTK and Quality Travel Alliance (QTA).

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