Central Holidays Announces New Egypt Programs

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Backed by Egypt-headquartered parent company Sakkara Group International (SGI), Central Holidays has announced new Egypt-focused initiatives to meet the growing demand for travel to this country. The travel brand is unveiling new experiential travel programs in its just-released 52-page Egypt travel brochure, increasing agent commissions on Egypt bookings to 15 percent, and introducing a team of Egypt specialists experienced in the destination.

Here are some of the new Egypt initiatives that Central Holidays is launching:

New Programs in 2019 Egypt Brochure

In 2019, Central Holidays is further expanding travel experiences throughout Egypt with newly hand-crafted additions to its range of offerings; featuring six new Land & Cruise escorted programs, including three multi-country experiences that most travelers include on their “Life List” of places to discover. Among them are a “Nubian Treasures program” that takes travelers from the pyramids of Cairo, to Luxor’s Valley of the Kings, with a 4-night Nile River Cruise and a 3-night Lake Nasser Cruise visiting the Valley of the Lions; and a program called “Egypt’s Spectacular Journey” that takes travelers to embark on an in-depth exploration of Cairo, Luxor, Abu Simbel, and Alexandria including a 4-night Nile River Cruise.

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Increased Commissions to Celebrate Egypt Growth

As part of Central Holidays' efforts to continually support the travel agent community, the company is announcing an increase in commission for Egypt bookings to 15 percent.

Introducing Egypt Destination Specialist Team

To meet the boost in demand, Central Holidays is introducing an Egypt Destination Specialist Team led by:

Christine (Eulo) Henriquez, Egypt Product Development Manager for FIT’s, and Adam Greis, Manager of Central Holidays’ Group Travel Experiences, and including other call center team members and operations staff.

Christine (Eulo) Henriquez started with STI Travel in Hackensack, New Jersey in 2006, an SGI travel brand that became part of Central Holidays Travel Group in 2012. Adam Greis, an American born to Egyptian parents, joined Central Holidays in 2014.

Backed by Egypt Based Sakkara Group International

Central Holidays is backed by the global buying power of Sakkara Group International (SGI), owners and operators of a worldwide portfolio of hotels, cruise providers, and international tour companies established for more than 45 years. In Egypt, beyond other providers, SGI owns and operates a fleet of Nile River cruise vessels, hotels and resorts, as well as a fleet of buses and limousines – and SGI maintains offices and destination management services throughout Egypt.

To view, download or order the new Egypt brochure, visit http://www.centralholidays.com/BROCHURE

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