Radisson Hotel Group expands foothold in Egypt with six signings

Radisson Hotel Group

Dedicated to expanding its portfolio, Radisson Hotel Group has signed for six new properties in Egypt.

The agreement for the hotels was signed with existing business partner, Zaghloul Holdings, a Cairo-based business conglomerate operating in real estate, contracting, tourism, commercial retail, entertainment and sports investment industries.

The six hotels include Radisson Collection Hotel Cairo Heliopolis; Radisson Blu Serviced Apartments Cairo Heliopolis; Radisson Blu Hotel Cairo Golf City; Radisson Hotel New Cairo; Radisson Hotel & Resort Ain Sokhna; and Radisson Blu Hotel & Resort Makadi Bay, Hurghada.

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Upon the opening of the six properties, Radisson Hotel Group will become one of the largest international operators in the country.

Executive vice president and chief development officer, Radisson Hotel Group, Elie Younes spoke on the projects: “It is great to expand our footprint in Egypt with six new hotels. Egypt has historically been one of the most visited countries in North Africa and we strongly believe in its tourism industry in the long run.

“These hotels will make a great contribution to the local employment and we thank our partner Zaghloul Holdings for their continued trust and for their contribution towards promoting tourism in the country. We are further pleased to introduce two new brands to Egypt: Radisson Collection, positioned as the premium lifestyle and affordable luxury brand, and Radisson, as an upscale hotel brand,” he added.

Radisson Collection Hotel Cairo Heliopolis, representing the first Radisson Collection hotel in Egypt, will feature 425 rooms and luxurious suites, and is set to open in Q2 of 2021.

Radisson Blu Serviced Apartments Cairo Heliopolis complement Radisson Collection Hotel Cairo Heliopolis with 163 upper upscale apartments, featuring one- and two-bedroom accommodation and luxurious apartments, scheduled to open in Q3 of 2019.

Meanwhile, Radisson Blu Hotel Cairo Golf City will house 255 rooms and is anticipated to open in Q4 of 2020, whilst Radisson Hotel New Cairo will boast 107 rooms and will be the first Radisson-branded hotel in Egypt. The property will open for business in Q1 of 2020.

Moving on, Radisson Hotel & Resort Ain Sokhna, Egypt will house 173 rooms and suites. The hotel will be located 50km south from Ain Sokhna, on the western shore of the Red Sea’s Gulf of Suez, and is slated to open in Q4 of 2021.

Finally, Radisson Blu Hotel & Resort Makadi Bay, Hurghada will comprise and impressive 670 rooms 25km south from Hurghada city centre, and is scheduled to open in Q3 of 2020.