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.