Jaz Hotels, Resorts & Cruises Takes Charitable Initiatives

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Travco Handles KIA Motors’ Annual International Event

KIA Motors worldwide hosted their Annual General Meeting at the Hyatt Regency Sharm El Sheikh from October 12th till the 15th, bringing together all KIA General Managers and Best Selling Partners from all over the world, and recognizing them for their efforts and dedication to the brand.

Travco Takes Part in the TTW

The 18th edition of the International Travel Show (TTW) took place from the 23rd till the 25th of September, 2010.



TUI Nordic’s Delegation Visits Egypt to Promote Business

A delegation from TUI Nordic arrived to Sinai on the 9th of October on a visit to materialize opportunities for increasing the volume of business to Egypt, in addition to exploring and targeting new destinations.



Travco’s Network Grows Rapidly

Travco Group recently announced the launch of a new retail branch in Giza, and another at the Heliopolis Sporting Club, setting the stage for its next phase of growth. They are set to begin operations during November and December 2010.



FIT 2010 Unveils New Potential Markets for Travco

FIT 2010, the annual International Tourism Trade Fair of Latin America, has affirmed that Travco’s services and extensive experience that dates back to more than three decades, acts as the travel agents’ preferable window through which they eye Egypt’s diversity and prosperity as a destination.



Golf Plaisir to Represent Madinat Makadi Golf

Madinat Makadi Golf recently announced that it has signed a contract with Golf Plaisir, a leading Golf tour operator in Scandinavia, regarding its championship golf course in Madinat Makadi, Hurghada.



Madinat Makadi Golf Present at the IGTM

The International Golf Travel Market IGTM is an annual event where all golf tourism suppliers meet to join prequalified buyers and international press, to attend meetings and discuss industry updates. This year, Travco Group participated to promote its luxurious Madinat Makadi Golf, and seize the opportunity to generate more business with worldwide golf tour operators.

Travco Proves to be Big in China

Travco Group, the Middle East Leisure Group, flew to Shanghai to exhibit at the CITM 2010 which took place from the 18th to the 21st of November 2010 in Shanghai New International Expo Center.



Travco Plays a Strong Role at the WTM 2010

Bringing together all the travel industry’s key players from all sectors under one roof, WTM 2010 marked a superb networking and marketing ground for Travco Group to put on show its high- end services and premier products. Travco’s customary participation provided a strong presence at the fair, which took place in London from November 8th till November 11th, 2010.



Jaz Hotels, Resorts & Cruises Enjoys Massive International Recognition

Among 100 hotels worldwide, Jaz Hotels, Resorts & Cruises proved its excellence and affirmed its popularity in the industry as its rising star. Once again, it reaped the "TUI Holly" Award, given by “World of TUI”, Europe’s biggest tour operator, in recognition of the polished services offered by its personnel.

Iberotel Aquamarine Expands and Adds New Facilities

Iberotel Aquamarine, the 5-star mega property in Hurghada where pleasures are plentiful, has recently announced the addition of 51 new rooms, a new dining outlet serving four different cuisines, a Gym, a Spa, five new slides in the second aqua park, and additional swimming pools to reach a total of 17 on the property.



Sol Y Mar Riva Mar, the Final Addition to the Riva World Complex

Nabq Bay, one of Sharm El Sheikh’s most relaxing and serene shore lines, witnessed the completion of Riva World, the 3-hotel complex, upon the launch of its latest and final addition, Sol Y Mar Riva Mar, which took place in October of 2010.



Spain Joins Travco’s International Network

Travco has recently announced the inauguration of its first representation office in Madrid, Spain, to take place on the 1st of November, 2010. This move magnifies its global presence and is a step towards the Group’s optimistic expansion plan aiming at extensive coverage of more of its source markets worldwide.



The Ministry of Tourism Acknowledges Jaz Hotels, Resorts & Cruises

In line with the concerted efforts by the Ministry of Tourism to raise the overall quality of service, improve the tourists’ experience and eventually double the number of incoming tourists to Egypt, the national council headed by Minister Zuhair Garranah arranged for a training and development program for the sector’s workforce powered by one of the most renowned universities in the field, Cornel.

Iberotel IL Mercato Welcomes its Guests

Iberotel IL Mercato has recently opened its doors adding a new hotel property to the Jaz Hotels, Resorts & Cruises’ portfolio.

Madinat Makadi Hosts Open Du Nil 2010

Madinat Makadi, a golf destination with an unlimited lodging variety, is inviting golfers to celebrate an ultimate golfing experience during the Open Du Nil competition that will take place from the 20th to the 27th of November 2010 at Jaz Makadi Golf Resort under the auspices of the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism.



Riva World Hosts Hotel Beds’ Workshop

Knowing that workshops are a vital marketing tool that enhance tourist exchange and the underlying practices, Travco organized a workshop for Hotel Beds that took place on the 5th and 6th of October 2010.



Travco Organizes Egypt’s First Self Drive Event

Among the numerous companies that were competing to organize a huge event being held for the first time in Egypt, Travco Group was selected to showcase a new thrilling side of Egypt to the Chinese tourists participating in this self-drive group.

Travco Group Enjoys a Remarkable Participation at ITB Asia 2010

As a result of its consequently flourishing industry, Egypt was the main sponsor of ITB Asia, the Trade Show for the Asian Travel Market, for the first time in its history since it came to light. Mr. Hesham Zaazou, Assistant Minister of Tourism and Hotels has attended the trade show on behalf of the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism.



Travco Receives “Number One Travel Company” Award for the 14th Consecutive Year

For the 14th consecutive year, Travco Group solidified its leading position in the industry as the Number One Travel Company in Egypt, whereas three of its companies reaped awards that affirm its status as Egypt’s premier travel company.

Dubai Road Show in France and Benelux

The Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing in Dubai organized a very successful Road show in France and Benelux, which was commenced on May 20th 2010 and ended on 21st May 2010 with a high note that resulted in a remarkable response.



Travco unveils the opening of Port Said Branch

In line with its expansion plan to cover all strategic locations in Egypt, Travco has announced the opening of its new branch in Port Said, marking the company’s 16th IATA retail branches across the country.





Jaz Oriental Club to Open at Almaza Bay

Travco Group has recently announced a new addition to its mega project Almaza Bay in Mersa Matruh. The new hotel property, Jaz Oriental Club, is due to launch by November 2010, welcoming its guests to more exclusive family holidays by the Mediterranean.



Jaz Mirabel Complex to Launch New Hotel Property

Jaz Hotels, Resorts & Cruises has recently announced the construction of the impressive Jaz Mirabel Blue Resort, which will be up and running by 2011.



Travco Group’s Hotel Properties Always a First Choice for Dignitaries

Iberotel Aswan was honored to welcome H.E Ambassador Margaret Scobey, H.E. Ambassador of United States of America and the accompanying delegation during their recent official visit to Aswan.



New Addition to the Jaz Portfolio in Nabq Bay

Located on the quiet shores of Nabq Bay, only a ten-minute drive from Sharm El Sheikh International Airport, lies Jaz Alcazar Sharm, formerly known as Jaz Bab El Shams.



Jaz Hotels, Resorts & Cruises Adds Jaz Blumarine

Jaz Hotels, Resorts & Cruises, Travco Group’s hospitality arm, announced the opening of Jaz Blumarine in the Red Sea city of Hurghada. The hotel is part of the company’s effort to best meet the needs of leisure and relaxation seekers, and will be ready to receive its first guests by November 2010.



New Project Developments at Madinat Makadi

Madinat Makadi has been recently undergoing major construction on a few new projects due to launch during the upcoming months, all of which are guaranteed to add a more authentic touch to the existing wonder by the Red Sea.



Almaza Bay Hosts Renowned Figures

On August 5th 2010, Travco welcomed two distinguished celebrity stars to its mega project in the North Coast, Almaza Bay. In the occasion of celebrating the launch of a new project on Egypt’s North Coast, world renowned celebrity performers, Craig David and Estelle, flew to Mersa Matruh International Airport a night before their big debut in the Egyptian Mediterranean.



Iberotel Club Fanara Adds “The Gulet Hotelo Award” to its Portfolio

Gulet Touristik, one of the largest Austrian tour operators, has selected Iberotel Club Fanara among the most popular 100 hotels worldwide, and awarded it with the “Gulet Hotelo” award.

Iberotel Coraya Beach Receives Environmental Recognition

Earth Check awarded Iberotel Coraya Beach the “Green Globe Earth Check Certificate” in recognition of its green initiative and eco- cautious approach.

TUI Travel PLC Delegation Visits Egypt to Promote Business

Being the land of opportunity and growth, Egypt is now emerging as a globally competitive tourism country. In today's competitive marketplace, Egypt boasts a unique variety of product that combines the splendor of history with the sought after sea and endless sunshine; a unique formula that presents an edge and offers plenty of opportunity for tourism makers to explore. .

Travco Expands its Reach to Jordan

For the past three decades, Travco has been providing comprehensive travel solutions through its regional operations, making it inevitable to expand its network across the Middle East and also in Europe. As a further step towards cementing this expansion plan, Travco Group has announced the establishment of Travco Jordan.

Travco Travel Receives EgyptAir Award

EgyptAir hosted a memorable ceremony to honor its travel partners on the 21st of June 2010, and was held at the Fairmont Heliopolis Hotel. More than 600 travel agents assembled to receive their accolades.

Travco Group Turns 30!

Amongst the splendor and majesty of history, Travco Group celebrated its 30th anniversary by hosting an extravagant gala dinner on May 19th 2010 at the Sound & Light by the Giza Pyramids. 

Air Arabia 'EGYPT' Receives Air Operators Certificate (AOC) and Commences Flights

Air Arabia ‘Egypt’, Egypt’s first international low-cost carrier, announced that it has received its Air Operators Certificate (AOC) from the Egyptian Civil Aviation Authority, clearing the way for the imminent launch of Air Arabia ‘Egypt’, the Alexandria-based joint venture company.

Jaz Hotels, Resorts & Cruises Launches Iberotel Borg El Arab

Travco Group’s hospitality company Jaz Hotels, Resorts & Cruises’ announced the launch of its first management property in Alexandria, Iberotel Borg El Arab, and taking place in June of 2010.

Jaz Hotels, Resorts & Cruises Inaugurates New Property in Fujairah

As part of the ever growing expansion plan, Jaz Hotels, Resorts & Cruises launched its third management property in the UAE, and second in Fujairah, Iberotel Concorde Hotel.

Travco Group Adds Tanta to Its Retail Branch Network

On the 18th of March 2010, Travco Group opened the doors of its first retail branch in Tanta, in the heart of the city and only 5 minutes away from its railway station.



Travco Group Exhibits at the ITB 2010

Travco Group partook in the ITB 2010, the world’s largest tourism convention, which took place from the 10th to the 13th of March at the fairgrounds of Messe Berlin.

Jaz Makadi Star & Spa Ranked as One of the World’s Most Popular Hotels

During a glittering ceremony that was held on the 5th of March 2010 in Frankfurt, Jaz Makadi Star & Spa was announced among the HolidayCheck’s 99 most popular hotels in the world.

Madinat Makadi Recognized by Golf Fee International

Madinat Makadi Golf Resort was recently recognized for being one of the best worldwide, and was granted with the Golf Fee Card Award for 2010.

Steigenberger Hotels AG Reaches the 80- Year Milestone

During the ITB 2010, Steigenberger Hotels AG celebrated eight decades of hospitality, since its inauguration in 1930 by Albert Steigenberger.

Iberotel Manages New Hotel property in Dubai

Jaz Hotels, Resorts & Cruises, Travco Group’s hospitality arm, recently announced that it will be managing its first hotel in Dubai, and second in the UAE, Iberotel Emirates Grand Hotel.

Travco Group Takes Part in the Egypt International Holiday Show

For the first time in Egypt, the tourism industry witnessed the launch of a new event that brought together the owners and builders of tourism foundations, giving visitors a chance to explore a multitude of travel options in and out of Egypt.

Fifth Avenue to Launch New Retail Store in Cairo

In consequence to the expansion plan that Fifth Avenue has drawn up, the highline fashion jewelry and accessories chain announced setting up a new store in Designopolis, due to launch this month. The Designopolis store marks Fifth Avenue’s third retail store in Cairo, with plans to expand its presence through future openings in potential locations and superlative markets.

Travco Dubai Partakes in the EIBTM 2009

EIBTM, the Global Meetings & Incentives exhibition, was upbeat for the 2009 event that took place from the 1st till the 3rd of December. With over 3,300 exhibiting companies representing 92 countries, more than 30 education sessions and five official networking events, EIBTM 2009 provided the meeting industry with the environment to deliver business.

Travco Travel Takes Part in the L’TUR Reise Market

As customary of Travco Group to participate in the most renowned travel and tourism fairs worldwide, on January 16th Travco Travel took part in the L’TUR Reise Market in Baden Baden, and had the opportunity to showcase its multitude of services and latest developments to a staggering number of suppliers and visitors.

Travco Group Establishes New Office in Sohag

As part of its massive expansion plan across the country, on the 20th of January 2010, Travco Group established a new retail office in Sohag, marking its 13th branch in Egypt. The purpose of the branch is to provide a full range of travel solutions such as travel packages, ticketing, and hotel accommodation, in addition to Hajj and Umrah, to residents of Sohag and neighboring cities.

Travco Group Enjoys Major Presence at the FITUR 2010

Madrid hosted the 30th edition of the FITUR that took place from 19th to the 24th of January 2010, bringing together 11,000 exhibitors from 170 countries among hotel keepers, travel agencies, tour operators, tourism developments experts and decision makers in the tourism sector.

Iberotel Miramar Al Aqah Beach Resort Scoops the Emirates Culinary Guild

Iberotel Miramar Al Aqah Beach Resort’s Chefs were rewarded for their creativity and attention to details during the resort’s participation in the competition that was held under the auspices of the U.S Dairy Expert Council along with the U.S Agricultural Trade and the Emirates Culinary Guild.



Travco Group’s Team Wins the Four Seasons Football Tournament

Believing that inter-corporate and team building activities develop brilliant qualities as commitment, persistence, and team spirit that help meet the desired business objectives, the Four Seasons First Residence Hotel in Giza has organized a football tournament that marked a golden opportunity for networking and team building amongst travel industry professionals.

Jaz Hotels, Resorts & Cruises Assigns New Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Hamed El Chiaty, Chairman and CEO Travco Group, recently announced that as of January 19th 2010, Mr. Ulrich H. Huth will be joining Jaz Hotels, Resorts & Cruises as the company’s new Chief Operating Officer.

Minister of Petroleum Visits Iberotel Aswan

During his day tour in Aswan city to check the gas pipelines progress, Minister of Petroleum Sameh Fahmy, accompanied by the Aswan’s Governor, as well as other key personnel of petroleum companies, paid Iberotel Aswan a visit for lunch.



Iberotel Il Mercato Hotel to Begin Operations

Jaz Hotels, Resorts & Cruises, Travco Group’s hospitality company, recently announced the opening of its 12th hotel property in Sharm El Sheikh: Iberotel Il Mercato Hotel.



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