Travco Partakes in the BIT 2009

Cairo, Egypt (PressExposure) March 30, 2009 -- BIT 2009, Italy's largest tourist exhibition combining both Italian tourist products and the international supply, kicked off at Fiera Milano exhibition center in Milano from the 19th to the 22nd of February, marking the unique forum for the tourism sector's buyers and sellers to meet and share their thoughts.

In sequence to the success the exhibition achieved over the past 29 years as an internationally recognized tourism event which many foreign exhibitors strive to participate in, this year, its halls witnessed visitors from over 140 countries.

Travco Group's presence was widely recognized as it showcased its new projects Jaz Crystal Resort, which is due to launch by the end of this month, and Jaz Oriental Resort, which is to open by mid 2009, both of which are located in the group's Almaza Bay mega project in Mersa Matruh.

The Travco Group delegation included Mr. Khaled Youssri representing Alpitour Group Egypt, Mrs. Nevine Fawzy on behalf of Travco Travel, and Mr. Magdy Shoukry for Jaz Hotels, Resorts & Cruises.

About Travco group International

Travco Group International has penetrated every facet of Egypt’s tourism industry, with 67 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 20 Nile cruises, and 35 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 cruises, the luxury hotel brand JAZ Resorts, Iberotel and Sol Y Mar and Hotels & Resorts, Travco Air, Prestige Limousines, the Imperial Restaurant ship, Travco Properties with both resort developments Almaza Bay in Marsa Matrouh and Madinat Makadi in the Red Sea.

Travco Group companies handled more than 1.1 million tourist arrivals into Egypt in 2007, representing 3 million tourist nights. In September 2007, Travco was named Egypt’s number one travel company for the 11th consecutive year by the Government of Egypt.

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