WTM Brings Recovery Signals

The World Travel Market, the travel industry's leading global event for the travel trade took place in London from 4 – 7th of November, 2013. This year, WTM brought Egypt’s tourism sector the much awaited recovery signals.

Austrian Press Group Acclaim Destination Makadi

Madinat Makadi hosted an Austrian press group whose mission was to feature the latest developments in the Red Sea area in the period from 07th until the 10th of November. The group was greeted upon their arrival with an oriental Tanoura Show welcoming the guests as they exited the airport.

Slovenia and Croatia Eye Egypt with Interest

During the month of October, Egypt hosted a number of Press trips under the auspices of the Tourism Minister with the purpose of shedding light on the recent developments in the destination and drawing more attention to the safety and stability of the sun drenched resorts in their source markets.

Travco Rolls Out New Branding for Travco Holidays

Travco Holidays, with over 19 travel shops in prime spots around Egypt with plans for a number of branches to be added in the foreseeable future, has unveiled a full-on rebrand and rethink of its positioning. 

Travco Holidays Takes Part in Palm Hills’ Winter Festival

Following its new marketing approach of reaching a wider segment of the local market, Travco took part in the Christmas Celebration of the upscale 6th of October Compound, Palm Hills on December 21st.  The lush Palm Hills Club Festival was attended by hundreds of Cairo’s crème de la crème who were given an overview of Travco Holiday’s new travel packages especially tailored for the winter season. Guests were impressed at the variety of deals offered at unbeatable prices. 

Japan Association of Travel Agents Co-Hosted by Travco

To help spread the word that Egypt is now safe and back on its feet, The Egyptian Tourism Association (ETA) invited the Japanese Association of Travel Agents, represented by Japan’s top travel agents JTB, Hankyu and Kinki Nippon Tourist to an inspection visit on December 5 in order to report back the situation to the Japanese government. 

Travco Teams with Etisalat in Support of Al Ahly Club

True to its mission of supporting events that help shed light on Egypt, Travco has recently joined forces with major mobile operator Etisalat in a joint campaign to support the number 1 Egyptian football team Al Ahly who will be competing for the world cup title from the 10th till the 20th of December 2014 at the championship held in Morocco.

Travco Holidays Celebrates New Year in Style

Travco Holidays took part in the New Year extravaganza held at the all new Ancient Sand compound in the tranquil Red Sea Resort of El Gouna.


Ministry of Tourism awards four of Travco Group subsidiaries on World Tourism Day for outstanding performance and significant contribution to the industry.

Almaza Bay Named One of the Best Beaches in the Middle East

The group’s fabled Almaza Bay beach has been named by Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice as “Top 25 Best Beaches in the Middle East”. Almaza beach came in the 8th place among the awarded 25 beaches for the year 2013.

Iberotel Coraya Beach New Couple's-Only Concept Unveiled

Following the success of the Couple's-Only concept rolled out earlier on some of the group properties in Sharm El Sheikh, Jaz Hotels and Resorts has decided to adopt the concept to the plush Iberotel Coraya Beach Resort, already considered the only sensational romantic getaways in the region.

Aquamarine Rebranded to Jaz

Jaz Hotels and Resorts recently announced that as of 1st of November one of its landmark properties, Iberotel Aquamarine Resort, which is already a true indulgence and a great venue with several high profile hotel awards, will operate as “Jaz Aquamarine Resort”.

Lufthansa Top 10 Award Goes to Travco

In celebration of its top producers, Lufthansa Group held a joyous event to commemorate its top producers last July. During the event awards and certificates were handed out and the Top 10 Award went to Travco.

GTA Awards Travco Holidays for their Outstanding Business

GTA, the world leader powering the travel industry across the world with ground travel products and services, has awarded Travco for its volume of business generated throughout 2012.

Travco Reaps AIG Award for the Second Year

AIG, the US-based world leading property-casualty and general insurance organization serving more than 70 million clients around the world, has recognized Travco for its volume of business generated and its outstanding sales volume in the Travel Insurance.

Travco Scoops Gold Award of Gulf Air

During the awarding ceremony held in recognition of its travel agents, Gulf Air presented the Gold Award to Travco in appreciation of its continued support and sales achievement during 2012.

Steigenberger Hotels & Resorts to Manage its Third Property in the Red Sea

Effective 1st of November 2013, the Jaz Makadi Bayview Hotel & Golf Resort will be rebranded to Steigenberger Makadi.



Travco Dubai Handles TUI Cruises Mein Schiff 2’s Shore Excursions in the UAE

Travco Dubai had been appointed by TUI Cruises as the official ground handler for TUI Cruises Mein Schiff 2, which translates as 'My Ship', home-porting in Dubai and operating for 5 months

Travco Holidays Partakes in 52 Weekends Festival

Driven by its new strategy of expanded reach and penetration to new segments of the local market, Travco Holidays, has embarked on an aggressive marketing campaign whereby presence in high profile events will be ensured throughout the coming months.



Travco Group to Update its Fleet

Travco Group has acquired 50 new vehicles in preparation for the summer season with a long term plan to replace a large number of vehicles in the next few years.

Travco Jordan Awarded by 5-star Hotel Chains for the Third Year Running

Travco Jordan assumed leading positions amongst top performing Destination Management Company in Jordan despite its few years of operation. The team in Jordan has concluded the first quarter of the year with prominent industry awards for their outstanding performance.

Travco Travel Company Announces Major Organizational Restructuring

Travco Group International Chairman, Hamed El Chiaty has announced a major organizational restructuring earlier this year with key appointments in the Tourism Company aimed towards further organization of the company.

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