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2nd edition of the PFC Awards 2016

Pefaco International PLC organized the 2nd edition of the PFC Awards in Barcelona, Spain, with the intention of rewarding the best talents and the most efficient subsidiaries. Pefaco International attributed three trophies, based on various excellence criteria.

Pefaco International rewarded:

BEST PERFORMANCE 2016: Pefaco International rewarded the Lydia Ludic Côte d'Ivoire's team, represented by its General Director, Mr. Gregory MEUNIER, with the Best Performance 2016 prize

BEST PERFORMANCE 2016: Pefaco International rewarded the Lydia Ludic Côte d’Ivoire’s team, represented by its General Director, Mr. Gregory MEUNIER, with the Best Performance 2016 prize

INCLUSIVENESS 2016: Pefaco International rewarded Jérôme BIENSAN with the Inclusiveness 2016 prize, for the participative and positive working environment he successfully created amongst its work teams

INCLUSIVENESS 2016: Pefaco International rewarded Jérôme BIENSAN with the Inclusiveness 2016 prize, for the participative and positive working environment he successfully created amongst its work teams

LEADERSHIP 2016: Pefaco International rewarded Hervé BEAUQUESNE with the LEADERSHIP 2016 prize, for his capacity to inspire, lead and develop the Lydia Ludic Togo's team

LEADERSHIP 2016: Pefaco International rewarded Hervé BEAUQUESNE with the LEADERSHIP 2016 prize, for his capacity to inspire, lead and develop the Lydia Ludic Togo’s team

By rewarding the most exemplary achievements, Pefaco International wishes to promote excellence, to make it the figurehead of its development strategy.

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Pefaco Hotels present at the 7th HTSI – Magma Hospitality Consulting Trend Conference

A delegation of Pefaco Hotels attended the 7th HTSI – Magma Hospitality Consulting Trend Conference. The event took place on the 6h of April 2016 in the Majestic Hotel & Spa of Barcelona, gathering many hotel industry experts, such as Bruno HALLÉ, Associate Director of Magma Hospitality Consulting, Pascal BILLARD, General Director of Majestic Hotel & Spa Barcelona, Ricard SANTOMÀ, Dean of the School of Tourism and Hospitality Management Sant Ignasi, Genís ROCA, Associate President of Roca Salvatella, Marc POUS, CEO of thethings.iO , Daniel Marco Digital Director of Generalitat de Catalunya and Chema GONZÁLEZ, Chief Strategy of BeMate.com, amongst others.

Jointly organized by HTSI and Magma Hospitality Consulting, the  7th Trend Conferences’ purpose was to tackle the Internet of Things and its potential applications in the toursim and hotel industries.

Pefaco Hotels, Hospitality subsidiary of the Grupo Pefaco, designs, finances, builds and operates luxury hotel complexes in Central and Western Africa Centrale. Pefaco Hotels currently boasts four hotel complexes: two operational, in the Republic of the Congo (Pefaco Hotel Alima Palace 5*, in Oyo, and Pefaco Hotel Maya Maya 5*, in Brazzaville) and two other complexes under development, Pefaco Hotel Prestige Brazzaville 5* (Republic of the Congo) and Pefaco Hotel Prestige Lomé 5* (Republic of Togo). www.pefacohotels.com

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Pefaco Hotels present at the Grand Hospitality Debate of Barcelona

A delegation of Pefaco Hotels attended the Hospitality Grand Debate of Barcelona. The event took place on the 15th of March 2016 in the Majestic Hotel & Spa of Barcelona, gathering more than 130 experts of the hotel industry, such as Agustí COLOM, city counsellor of Barcelona in the fields of Labor, Business, Trade and Tourism, Malco PAR, representing Gremi d’Hotels de Barcelona, the association of hotels in Barcelona, Enrique ALCANTARA, President of Apartur, the association of touristic apartments in Barcelona, Javier CATALAN, deputy president of Zenit Hoteles, and Ghislain d’Auvigny, General Director of Pierre & Vacances, amongst others.

Organised by Grupo Via, the Grand Hospitality Debate Barcelona’s purpose was to analyse the future of the Barcelona tourism model and strategies to increase the attractiveness of the hotels in the city.

Pefaco Hotels, Hospitality subsidiary of the Grupo Pefaco, designs, finances, builds and operates luxury hotel complexes in Central and Western Africa Centrale. Pefaco Hotels currently boasts four hotel complexes: two operational, in the Republic of the Congo (Pefaco Hotel Alima Palace 5*, in Oyo, and Pefaco Hotel Maya Maya 5*, in Brazzaville) and two other complexes under development, Pefaco Hotel Prestige Brazzaville 5* (Republic of the Congo) and Pefaco Hotel Prestige Lomé 5* (Republic of Togo). www.pefacohotels.com

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Grupo Pefaco present at the Mobile World Congress 2016

The Mobile World Congress 2016 (MWC) took place from the 22nd to the 25th of February at the Fira Gran Via in Barcelona. Annual major event of the mobile technology industry, MWC increased in popularity over the last few years, to become the biggest gathering of industry experts in the world, attracting huge personalities such as Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg.

With a record participation of over 100,000 attendees, of which 3,600 were members of the press and media outlets and 2,200 companies, from more than 200 different countries, the Mobile World Congress 2016 reaffirms itself as the reference of the major events in technological developments.

Grupo Pefaco sent a delegation to the congress to look for technological innovations and future trends in the Leisure & Gaming industry for its brand Lydia Ludic.

Une délégation de Grupo Pefaco a participé à ICE Totally Gaming 2016, le salon international du jeu Une délégation de Grupo Pefaco a participé à ICE Totally Gaming 2016, le salon international du jeu Une délégation de Grupo Pefaco a participé à ICE Totally Gaming 2016, le salon international du jeu

Grupo Pefaco specialises in the Leisure & Gaming and the Hospitality industries. The group, headed by its founders Francis Perez and Olivier Cauro, has more than 3,000 employees in 13 countries (Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Congo, the Ivory Coast, Niger, Nigeria, DR Congo, Rwanda, Togo, Paraguay, Spain and Portugal).

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Grupo Pefaco’s employees donate blood

Grupo Pefaco took part in the blood donation campaign organized by the Bank of Blood and Tissues of Barcelona. The Group’s employees got together for a good cause at the French School to donate their blood.

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This action reflects the desire of Grupo Pefaco’s founders, Francis PEREZ and Olivier CAURO, to get involved in the development of local communities, in the countries where the Group is present.

Founded in 1995, Grupo Pefaco is a Spanish holding with its headquarters established in Barcelona, Spain. The fields in which the Group operates, are Leisure & Gaming and Hospitality. Thanks to its two decades of experience and its exceptional team, with more than 3 000 collaborators, Grupo Pefaco has the ambition to be amongst the market leaders in its fields.

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Grupo Pefaco attends Investur Ivory Coast in Barcelona

On Monday February 2nd, the Foment del Treball Nacional in Barcelona hosted the official Investur Ivory Coast meeting, organized by the Consulate of Ivory Coast under the theme “Business and Investment Opportunities in Ivory Coast”, to boost the economies of Spain and Ivory Coast by developing new projects together.

Amongst authorities who attended the event were: his Excellency Charles Darius Atchimon Ake, Ambassador of Ivory Coast, Mr. Andrés Carasso Vendrell, Consul of Ivory Coast and Mr. Jean-Marie Somet, General Director of the Office of Tourism of Ivory Coast.

The meeting aimed at strengthening the bonds between both countries and promoting cooperation between them. It contributes to the creation of business opportunities for Spanish companies in Ivory Coast, which attended the meeting in great numbers. The event was a success for the professionals and experts from private and public sectors present and milestones of numerous projects between Ivory Coast and Spain were set.

Francis PEREZ and Olivier CAURO sent a representative of Grupo Pefaco to attend the meeting. Grupo Pefaco’s headquarters are located in Barcelona, Spain. The Group is present in Ivory Coast since 1997 through its Gaming & Leisure division, Lydia Ludic, and currently employs more than 600 people.

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