DUBAI, UAE—Hilton Worldwide is adding to its program of growth in Egypt following a major joint announcement with investor, Saudi Egyptian Real Estate Development, to introduce Hilton Cairo Nile Maadi, the company’s sixth property to Cairo.
The 257-room, 23-story property, which is forecast to open early 2016, will feature a business center, a 400-square-meter function room, two boardrooms and three meeting rooms. Leisure facilities will include a health club and spa, an outdoor swimming pool, two restaurants, a lobby lounge, and an executive lounge.
Rudi Jagersbacher, president, Hilton Worldwide, Middle East & Africa said: “As the longest serving and most recognised hospitality brand in Egypt, we are committed to offering tangible and sustainable hospitality to the country’s business and leisure industry. Our Egyptian expansion strategy and determined pipeline growth reflects our unwavering faith in the viability of Egypt, it’s people, business and community as we continue the tradition of providing hospitality and comfort to discerning travellers.”
Hilton Cairo Nile Maadi joins a property pipeline which includes the 635-room Hilton Heliopolis; the 660-room Hilton Makadi Resort; the 390-room Hilton Giza Pyramids and for Egypt’s second city of Alexandria, the 158-room Hilton Alexandria Corniche and the 195-room Hilton King’s Ranch Resort.
Engineer Darwish Ahmed Hassnin, chief executive officer from owners Saudi Egyptian Real Estate Development said: “Hilton Worldwide is a recognised hospitality leader with extensive knowledge and experience of Egypt. Together, we are committed to creating a world-class property with outstanding and inviting facilities and service. This property is the first hotel in Egypt owned by both the Egyptian and Saudi governments and is expected to become one of the flagships of the joint investments between both countries.”