Egyptian Tourist Authority - Mediterranean Travel Fair

Press Release

Egyptian Tourist Authority

June 30, 1999

Mediterranean Travel Fair Update

In a recent press conference held in Cairo, Egypt, in collaboration with the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism, the Egyptian Federation of Tourist Chambers, Egyptian Travel Agents Association and the Egyptian Hotel Association, announced that the Mediterranean Travel Fair (MTF) will take place at the Cairo International Conference Center (CICC) on March 1-3, 2000. The "Reed Travel Exhibition Co." which enjoys a worldwide reputation in that field will organize the travel fair.

Mr. Tom Nutley, Chairman of Reed Travel Exhibition, declared that they are targeting at least 500 tour and travel companies to participate in this travel fair. He also emphasized that the requests submitted by different countries have reached 70%.

Dr. Mamdouh El-Beltagui, Egyptian Minister of Tourism, states that invitations will be extended to worldwide tourism organizations such as WTO, ASTA, UFTAA, BATA, as well as key representatives in the tourism field.

Cairo-based foreign airline companies offered to extend invitations to 600 different Egypt and Mediterranean tour operators and travel writer specialists. Furthermore, they will provide a 75% discount for those travel agents who are interested in participating and will use their national carriers.