Travco Partakes in the IMEX 2009

Cairo, Egypt (PressExposure) June 17, 2009 -- The group's hospitality arm, Jaz Resorts, Hotels & Cruises has recently added, and continues toadd more hotel properties in all prime destinations in Egypt. Madinat Makadi's championship golf course was also showcased after its successful launch in October of2008.

According to Mr. Samer Samir, division manager MICE and Shore Excursions Travco Travel, the demand this year was leaning toward historical and cultural tourism in Egypt, and especially to Luxor and Nile Cruises. He also added that the flow of visitors to the Travco booth was much higher than that of last year.

Well over 3,700 hosted buyers combined with more than 5,100 unique visitors attended the Messe Frankfurt show making a total of nearly 9,000 over the three days.

Records were also broken by the number of countries represented - 157 - by the 3500 companies who exhibited at IMEX this year. Ray Bloom, IMEX Chairman, declared the show a remarkable demonstration of the determination and desire of the international meetings industry to overcome the challenge of the global economic downturn and shape a positive and reassuringly profitable future.

About Travco Group Int.

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.

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