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Pefaco Hotels at the international tourism trade fair FITUR for the 2nd consecutive year

Pefaco Hotels will take part in the 36th edition of the international tourism trade fair FITUR from the 20th to the 24th of January 2016 at the Trade Fair Institution of Madrid, IFEMA, and will welcome attendees in Hall 6 at booth 6D07.

FITUR is a global meeting point for tourism professionals. During the 2015 edition, FITUR reinforced its predominant role of being an exchange platform with international scope, with a mass participation record of 125.000 professionals from 139 countries, and up to 222.000 unique visitors in total, confirming the importance of the fair at an international level.

Pefaco Hotels, the hotel division of Grupo Pefaco, designs, finances, builds and operates hotel complexes in Africa. Pefaco Hotels offers the opportunity to experience business and leisure travel as never before in Central and Western Africa (Congo & Togo), in modern buildings designed with high-tech facilities and a service to match their guests’ highest standards.

The trademark Pefaco Hotels is currently formed by four hotel facilities: two are open in Republic of Congo (the Pefaco Hotel Alima Palace 5*, in Oyo, and the Pefaco Hotel Maya Maya 5*, in Brazzaville) and two others projects on the way, the Pefaco Hotel Prestige Brazzaville 5* (Republic of Congo) and the Pefaco Hotel Prestige Lomé 5* (Republic of Togo).

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Grupo Pefaco, present at the international gaming fair “FER Interazar”

FER Interazar, one of the major Leisure & Gaming industry events, is currently taking place at the Trade Fair Institution of Madrid, IFEMA. Gathering the majority of industry experts from all around the world, FER Interazar is an essential communication and information platform for attending professionals to develop opportunities and keep up to date with industry best practices.

Key player in the Leisure & Gaming industry in Africa, Grupo Pefaco sent a delegation to attend the fair FER Interazar, in order to exchange ideas with experts and discover newly developed entertainment technologies.

Grupo Pefaco was founded in 1995 by Francis PEREZ and Olivier CAURO. Thanks to its extensive 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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Pefaco Hotels present at the Spain Global Tourism Forum

On the 27th of January, 2015, took place the meeting Spain GTF, which aims to analyze the tourism industry at an international scale.

Many experts and key figures of the sector were presents, amongst which the President of the Government of Spain Mariano Rajoy, Taleb Rifai, the General Secretary of the World Tourism Organization.

A delegation of Pefaco Hotels, the hotel division of Grupo Pefaco, attended the forum all day long.

Information of Spain GTF On twitter: #SpainGTF

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Togo for the first time at the International Tourism Fair FITUR 2015

The Republic of Togo will participate for the first time in the International Tourism Fair FITUR in its 35th edition, from January 28th to February 1st, 2015 in Madrid, thanks to Pefaco Hotels’ sponsorship.

The Togolese Ministry of Tourism will welcome attendees in Hall 6 AFRICA / MIDDLE EAST at booth 6D11. The Ministry of Tourism of the Republic of Togo and Pefaco Hotels will join the professionals present to meet with industry experts to develop potential partnerships and contribute to the development of tourism in Togo.

FITUR is a global meeting point for tourism professionals and the leading trade fair for inbound and outbound Ibero-American markets. In 2014-confirming the trend towards recovery in the industry- 9,083 exhibiting companies from 165 countries/ regions, 120,231 trade participants and 97,549 people from the general public, met during FITUR to transform leisure into business and business into development. Moreover among the participation figures of note was the presence of 7,368 journalists from 60 countries, a turnout that demonstrates the importance of FITUR on the international circuit of tourism sector events.

Pefaco Hotels, a subsidiary of Grupo Pefaco, was created in 2009 with the aspiration of becoming a key player in the tourism industry in Africa. Pefaco Hotels is currently building the resort Pefaco Hotel Prestige Lomé 5*, consisting of a 198 room hotel and international conference centre on the beach of the Togolese capital. Through this sponsorship, Francis PEREZ, President of Grupo Pefaco, aims to accompany the Togolese institutions in promoting this extraordinary country, where the group is present since 1997 employing close to 500 people.

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Grupo Pefaco attends the Togo-Spain summit

On Wednesday 16th of July, the Palacio of Viana in Madrid hosted the official meeting between Togo and Spain to boost their respective economies and develop new projects together. Both countries were represented by their Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, the Togolese Robert Dussey and the Spaniard José Manuel García-Margallo, who discussed common strategic development lines, to strengthen the bonds between their governments.

To promote cooperation between both countries and contribute to the build-up of business opportunities for Spanish companies in Togo, Francis Perez and Olivier Cauro sent a representative of Grupo Pefaco to attend the meeting organized by the European Chambers of Commerce and Industry.

The event was a success for the professionals and experts from private and public sectors present at the summit. Milestones of numerous projects between Togo and Spain were set and praised by the press of both countries (Europapress.es, Presspeople.com, Republicoftogo.com, IciLomé.com, etc.).

Grupo Pefaco’s headquarters are located in Barcelona, Spain, and is present in Togo through its Gaming & Leisure brand, Lydia Ludic, established in the country since 1997, and through its hospitality brand, Pefaco Hotels, currently building the Pefaco Hotel Prestige Lomé 5* on the seaside of Lomé.

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