Radisson Hotel Group has signed an agreement with Cairo-based business partner Zaghloul Holdings for six new hotels in Egypt as part of a portfolio deal across several of its brands.
The six hotels are: 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.
This will make Radisson Hotel Group one of the largest international operators in the country.
Zaghloul Holdings is a business conglomerate with operations in real estate, contracting, tourism, commercial retail, entertainment and sports investment industries.
Radisson Collection Hotel Cairo Heliopolis, the first Radisson Collection hotel in Egypt, will be part of a new mixed-use development that includes a shopping mall and offices, as well as 425 rooms, luxurious suites and four food and drink outlets.
It is set to open in the second quarter of 2021.
Radisson Blu Serviced Apartments Cairo Heliopolis, situated in the same mixed-use development as the Radisson Collection Hotel Cairo Heliopolis, will complement the hotel with 163 upper upscale apartments featuring one and two-bedroom and luxurious apartments.
It is scheduled to open in the third quarter of 2019.
Radisson Blu Hotel Cairo Golf City will be located in Obour City, where offices and factories of a number of pharmaceutical companies and an industrial park will be situated next to the hotel.
The hotel will feature 255 rooms, a gym and dining options, including two international restaurants and a tea lounge.
It is scheduled to open in the fourth quarter of 2020.
Radisson Hotel New Cairo will be located in New Cairo and will feature 107 rooms, a restaurant, gym and indoor swimming pool.
It will be the first Radisson branded hotel in Egypt and is scheduled to open in the first quarter of 2020.
Located in Ain Sokhna, Radisson Hotel & Resort Ain Sokhna will feature 173 rooms and suites. It will offer direct beach access and will be in close proximity to the Eastern Desert.
The hotel, which will feature an international restaurant and a nightclub, as well as leisure facilities such as three outdoor swimming pools and a gym, is scheduled to open in the fourth quarter of 2021.
Radisson Blu Hotel & Resort Makadi Bay, Hurghada, will be located in one of the main tourism centres on the Red Sea coast and consist of 670 rooms.
It will offer direct beach access, several food and drink outlets, including three international restaurants, a beach restaurant, a nightclub, four swimming pools and a fitness centre.
It is scheduled to open in the third quarter of 2020.
Image: Radisson signs agreement for six hotels in Egypt. Photo: Courtesy of Radisson Hotel Group.