Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG) has announced the signing of two new hotels in Giza, Egypt.
The announcement about the signing of the Holiday Inn Giza Sun Capital and Staybridge Suites Giza Sun Capital, in partnership with Arabia Hotels, were made at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) which is taking place at Dubai World Trade Centre from 22-25 April.
Pascal Gauvin, managing director, India, Middle East & Africa, IHG said of the signing: “We are delighted to be partnering with an esteemed developer,Arabia Hotels SAE to bring our brands Holiday Inn and Staybridge Suites to Giza. Egypt is an important market for us and we have a strong presence in the country with over 2000 rooms, and robust pipeline across our brands.”
He added: “With this signing, we are happy to be a part of Sun Capital, the upcoming commercial and entertainment hub in Giza, and have a strong presence with our two brands – Holiday Inn and Staybridge Suite, that are already well known in the country.”
Eng. Tarek Shoukry, chairman and CEO of Arabia Hotels said: “We are excited to be working with a global player such as IHG and bringing their world class brands, Holiday Inn and Staybridge Suites into our portfolio. The hotels have an advantage of a fantastic location which will give guests an easy access to surrounding tourist attractions.
“We are confident that a great location coupled with top-notch amenities that both brands are associated with, will make Holiday Inn Giza Sun Capital and Staybridge Suites Giza Sun Capital a popular choice amongst the travellers visiting Giza.”
Scheduled to open in 2023, both hotels will be part of Sun Capital, a mixed-use project that will include the largest commercial area in Egypt.