Hamed El Chiaty Appointed as Member of Supreme Council of Tourism

Cairo, Egypt (PressExposure) April 27, 2009 -- On the 26th of March 2009, Mr. Hamed El Chiaty, Chairman and CEO Travco Group, was appointed as a member of the supreme Council for Tourism.

The decision made by Egypt's Minister of Tourism, Zuhair Garranah, being decree number 166 for the year 2009, in addition to being based on three different presidential decrees, and a decree released by the Minister of Tourism in the year 2005.

El Chiaty holds numerous prominent positions in various influential tourism related associations like the board of the Egyptian Hotels' Association. Additionally, El Chiaty is an active member of the American and German Chambers of Commerce. In 2006, El Chiaty was accredited by the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism for his efforts in promoting tourism in the country and especially for his pioneering role in introducing the North Coast to the Egyptian Tourism Map.

Under his leadership, today Travco stands as the leading travel company in the Middle East, and the recipient of the Ministry of Tourism Award for 12 consecutive years. This was achieved through El Chiaty unyielding strive for excellence, and undisputed quality standards known to be the highest in the industry.

About Travco Group International

About Travco Group International:

Travco Group International is the Egypt’s leading integrated travel and leisure group, providing comprehensive services at home and now across the region.

Established in 1979, the company employs 13,000 people and its network of operations and service branches extends nationwide as well as globally, from Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Oman to Frankfurt, UK, China, Japan, and, soon, Qatar and soon in Jordan.

Travco Group International has penetrated every facet of Egypt’s tourism industry, with integrated companies offering products and services that cover all sectors of Egypt’s inbound and outbound tourism trade. Travco owns and operates the largest fleet of Nile cruises, hotels and resorts in premier tourist destinations in Egypt. Other services include ground transportation and car rental, restaurants, business jet travel, airline representations, ticketing and ground handling. Its brands include the Travcotels fleet of Nile cruisers, the luxury hotel brand JAZ Resorts, Sol Y Mar and Iberotel hotels & Resorts, Travco Air, Prestige Limousines, the Imperial Restaurant ship, Travco Properties with both resort developments Almaza Bay in Marsa Matruh and Madinat Makadi in the Red Sea.

Travco Group companies handled more than 1.3 million tourist arrivals into Egypt in 2008, representing more than 3 million tourist nights. In September 2008, Travco was named Egypt’s number one travel company for the 12th consecutive year by the Government of Egypt.

For more information, please visit: http://www.travcogroup.com/

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Press Release Submitted On: April 26, 2009 at 2:07 am
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