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300% growth in Travelstart Egypt sales in 2014: Regional manager

Website visitors increase to 1.2 million during 2014 results in revenue growth

ts-logo-EGThe Travelstart Company achieved during 2014 EGP 30m sales with a growth of 300% compared to the previous year’s sales, according to the company’s Regional Manager Ahmed Saad.

Saad also mentioned that the customer’s flight tickets purchases have increased by 263%.

The base of customers is growing at similar rates as the number of the website visitors has reached about 200,000 in 2104, said the Regional Manager of Travelstart.

The company provides modern and innovative services and “tourist programmes” to meet the aspirations and needs of travellers, especially the young who prefer to handle things via email rather than the traditional methods, according to the regional manager.

“In 2014, the company’s sales reached a growth of 300% in comparison to the year 2013; and that’s just the beginning. We expect more successes next year with the continued of growth in the tourism movement in the region,” according to Saad.

Travelstart continues with the same high growth rates achieved in 2014, as the performance rates during the first three months of this year indicate.

This is also with regards to the doubling of the company’s sales, the number of visitors as well as the number of the new clients within the first quarter of this year compared with the same period last year, Saad said without providing any growth rates.

He attributed this to the high brand awareness of Travelstart Egypt during the last period of time in addition to the enormous growth in the number of visitors on the social networks.

“Travelstart Egypt”, the subsidiary of the South African Travelstart Company, meets the modern traveller aspirations. This is through providing a whole system that allows travellers to research and plan for their trips and helps them easily and safely book and pay over the Internet.

The company provides five payment methods, including paying in cash upon delivery and receipt of the ticket, paying in cash at the headquarters of the company, the secure online payment through credit and debit cards, direct deposit of the due value in any of the banks contracting with the company or through Fawry’s nationwide payment service.

During the few coming months, Travelstart Egypt is planning to allow instalment to its customers where they can book their trips and pay for it in instalments, which will be in cooperation with the National Bank of Egypt.


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