Result of AGM
The Board of Travelzest plc, the online travel group offering
specialist travel programmes, is pleased to announce that at its
Annual General Meeting, held at 12pm today, all resolutions put to
Shareholders were duly passed.
Travelzest plc 01442 874322
Christopher Mottershead / Colin McKinlay
Investec 0207 597 5970
Martin Smith/Erik Anderson
Redleaf Communications 020 7822 0200
Samantha Robbins/Anna Dunkin
Notes to Editors
The Group currently comprises:
itravel2000.com was founded in 1994 and is an online travel agent
specialising in the sale of travel and travel related products.
Sales are made through various internet web sites and a customer
call centre located in Mississauga, Ontario. The greater proportion
of itravel2000.com's business is winter-based, thus providing
counter-seasonal revenue to the predominantly summer-based revenues
of Travelzest's businesses in Europe.
Holiday Express is one of the UK's leading on-line travel
businesses. It specialises in both on-line travel fulfillment
services and online travel sales. Holiday Express' retail business
(acting as travel agent), provides package holidays, charter
flights and ski booking services, accounts for the vast majority of
its revenue and the remainder of its revenue is generated through
acting as a tour operator. Holiday Express owns a number of
travel website domain names, including:
Fair's Fare was established in 1995 and is the UK's leading firm of
airfare analysts, offering a unique travel planning service to both
private and business clients. The company seeks out the very
best financial options, on all major airlines, but primarily for
long-haul travellers in the first and business class cabins of the
world's leading airlines.
VFB Holidays is a long established, award winning tour operator,
which provided holidays for approximately 24,000 passengers in its
last financial year. VFB is currently contracted with the
owners of approximately 350 holiday cottages throughout France for
the summer season, and has booking arrangements with over 150
hotels, most of which are privately owned and are located in rural
or semi-rural locations. VFB specialises in cottage holidays
in France, but also has a number of other holiday programmes
including: France à la Carte (hotel accommodation), Corsica,
Short Breaks, Escorted Tours and River Cruises.
Best of Morocco
Best of Morocco is a tour operator specialising in high quality,
tailor-made holidays to Morocco for individuals or small
groups. It provides a personalised service and
it’s highly experienced and knowledgeable staff help each
customer select the hotels / resorts from their large range which
are appropriate for the customer's desired style of holiday.
Best of Morocco is the premier agent for the Marathon des Sables, a
foot race that takes place in Morocco in April each year, covering
some 230km. Best of Morocco provides the largest contingent of
runners for the race each year.
Peng Travel was formed in 1971 to arrange naturist holidays for the
UK market. Since then, it has grown to become Britain's biggest
naturist tour operator. It has unrivalled experience of
naturist areas worldwide and has selected only the best. The
range of naturist holidays offered is unmatched by any other
British tour operator.
Faraway Holidays was launched by Travelzest in August 2006.
It offers luxury tailor-made holidays and tours to top exotic
destinations, including Vietnam, Cambodia, Bali and
Thailand. Every destination offered by Faraway Holidays
will have been visited by at least one member of the sales team,
ensuring that customers receive informed and knowledgeable advice
when planning their holiday.
The Malaysia Experience
The Malaysia Experience, operated by Faraway Holidays, was acquired
by Travelzest in February 2008. This extends Faraway Holidays
expertise and local knowledge to be able to offer individually
tailored holidays to destinations across Malaysia.
Travelzest acquired the assets of Tapestry Holidays and has
launched a revitalised brand consisting of the very best of the
Tapestry range. The Tapestry Collection will initially
showcase the very best of Turkey and Crete featuring many of the
most popular hotels, apartments and villas, together with some
exciting new properties.
The Wow House Company
Wow House Limited, trading as The Wow House Company, is a
specialist UK accommodation provider offering an exclusive
portfolio of large, prestigious houses to rent for short breaks in
the UK. The company also offers a comprehensive event planning
Captivating Cuba is a tour operator specialising in quality tailor
made holidays to Cuba. It’s highly experienced team
provide customers with the very best advice regarding how to get
the most from their visit to the largest Caribbean island.
JMB Travel Consultants Limited is a leading UK specialist in opera
holidays offering an extensive range of destinations noted for
their operas and music festivals. It has unrivalled experience in
catering for the particular needs of the opera and music lover and
has connections with every major opera house and music festival in
Europe and a small section of North America.