EMECO TRAVEL

Meetings, Incentives, Conventions, Congresses, Product Launches, Special Interests Groups, Corporate Travel & tailor made FIT's
Emeco initiated incentive tourism in Egypt back in 1977. Emeco's most valuable asset is their highly qualified, innovative staff who has earned international respect for their creativity and reliability. Over the past 40 years, the company has operated the most sophisticated incentive programs ever to visit the country. Today, with the professionalism of our staff and their wide spectrum of contacts throughout the country, Emeco Travel is known to be the leading DMC in Egypt. (Emeco was awarded by the Egyptian Prime Minister during the World Tourism day, in Cairo late 2005, as the Best DMC in Egypt). A repeated award that Emeco received over the years from the Egyptian Government, EIBTM as well as many International Hotels Chains operating in Egypt).

2013, 14 & 15 Award Winner (Egypt's Leading DMC) by World Travel Awards
2014 & 15 Award Winner (Africa's Leading DMC) by World Travel Awards

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News from the land of the Pharaohs...

June 2003


Highlights of Incentive Groups handled recently by Emeco

1/ On the occasion of the 25th Anniversary of the Paris-Dakar Rally, the best-known off-road event worldwide, Emeco Travel has handled the Mitsubishi Sponsors group consisting of 70 participants.
This year’s rally covered 8,552 km in 17 stages, six of which were in Egypt, including the magnificent finish at Sharm El-Sheikh.

Highlights of the trip:

- Drive 4x4 into the desert, to the rally CP2 (located at Wadi Ghazala) to watch the arrival of the Mitsubishi team.

- Test drive with the professional Mitsubishi team in the Sharm El-Sheikh desert. On the last day, the Mitsubishi professional team conducted a test-drive of their latest vehicles in the Sharm El-Sheikh desert to further impress their sponsors, and everybody else!

2/ Emeco also organized a French pharmaceutical company incentive group consisting of 300 participants and their spouses.

Highlights of the trip:

- The Meeting for the participants took place in a very original location in the middle of the desert: an amphitheatre located between the mountains. Participants where amazed to have the meeting in such an original place and seated on poufs. Meanwhile their spouses visited the animated center of Neima bay.

- The Gala dinner for the complete group of 600 guests was located in the middle of the desert, with special seating arrangements and catering by a 5 Stars Hotel. To entertain the group, a jazz singer and her band were specially flown in from abroad. An amazing violinist, a belly dancer, Egyptian folklore dances and finally a DJ completed this fabulous evening, which ended with the guests dancing the night away.


3/ The third Incentive group was a food production company located in Dubai consisting of 300 participants.

Highlights of the trip:

The Californian Beach Party took place on the beach of one of the five star hotels in Sharm El-Sheikh. This stunning event featured a complete Hawaiian set with palm trees, fruit carvings, Bamboo artifacts, fire spots and a beautiful fish display. The guests enjoyed their freshly cooked dinner buffet while listening to the melodies of the Hawaiian band creating a charming atmosphere, taking them to the fresh aroma of the Caribbean islands.

The Starlight Dinner in the Desert. Upon arrival at the venue, the guests were welcomed with an oriental Zaffa and horse dance show, while the Bedouins started lighting the surrounding mountain by fire spots. An open International & Oriental Buffet was served including a barbeque (catered by a 5 stars Caterer). The guests enjoyed a folkloric show with a belly dancer.

Luxury prevails on the Nile

With no luxurious Nile cruises available until now, the M/S TIYI is scheduled to open in October 2003.
This new cruise facility features 59 luxurious & fully furnished 5-star deluxe rooms plus 3 suites, 3 dining facilities & bars, executive lounges, a swimming pool, an open air jogging track clinic, a cyber café, a boutique and a hairdresser.
The conferences and seminars on board of the M/S TIYI are quite unique and are provided with all the modern technology, which makes the M/STIYI the only cruise offering sophisticated conference facilities on the Nile.

New Hotel Openings in Egypt

* Cairo:

The new Intercontinental Heliopolis Hotel, which is opening in September 2003, is considered one of the largest integrated projects of its kind in the Middle East. Located in one of Cairo’s most luxurious residential areas (Ard El Golf) and covering 115,000 m² of an entire block, only five minutes by car from Cairo international airport, it includes three hotels (with more than 1,350 rooms and suites).

The Intercontinental Heliopolis holds one of the largest banquet halls in Cairo with a maximum capacity of 2,200 persons. It also has the third largest shopping mall in the world, with 470 shops, 16 cinemas and a family entertainment center.

* Sharm El-Sheikh:

- Six Continents Hotels & Resorts has just opened another resort & casino in Sharm El-Sheikh – the Intercontinental Sharm El-Sheikh – built with a fabulous architecture and offering an amazing view of the Red Sea and the Sinai mountains. It also provides the best diving and snorkeling areas worldwide. The Intercontinental Sharm El-Sheikh is located very close to the airport and has 422 breathtaking rooms and suites. The hotel offers top-notch facilities with the choice of seven restaurants, swimming pools, fitness centers and other recreational and sports facilities.

- The new luxurious Four Seasons Hotel in Sharm El-Sheikh offers top standard service in Sinai. This fancy hotel offers fabulous views of its own private beaches. The hotel has 200 rooms and suites connected by peaceful walkways. An amazing food and beverage service is offered on a unique floating bar within the sea.

For more information, please contact Mr. Karim El Minabawy at egypt@euromic.com

Paris - Dakar

Mitsubishi

Dinner

Starlight Dinner

TI - YI

Intercontinental Heliopolis

Intercontinental-Sharm El-Sheikh

Four Seasons