CAIRO: Hilton Worldwide announced an agreement with Concord Co. to bring Marsa Alam its first Hilton-branded hotel by 2012.
The 370-room property will be located approximately 20 km south of Marsa Alam International Airport and 30 km from Marsa Alam town. Boasting a 1.5 km beachfront, the new hotel will be part of a larger project to integrate a residential town, entertainment village and congress center on the Coast of Egypt s Red Sea.
Hilton Worldwide President and CEO Christopher J. Nassetta said, “The management agreement gives us a firm footing in the emerging holiday destination of Marsa Alam, and will further bolster our profile as one of the key players in Egypt s hotel industry.
Hilton Worldwide is already the largest hotel brand in Egypt with 16 locations. A popular holiday and diving location, the Hilton Marsa Alam resort will feature six bars and restaurants, four swimming pools, two tennis courts, entertainment area and kids club.
“We are excited to bring our style, world class service and forward thinking approach to Marsa Alam commented Global Head of Hilton Hotels Dave Horton. This latest expansion of the Hilton brand will contribute its global footprint that already spans 3,300 hotels across 77 countries. -Daily News Egypt