- Chidozie Uzoezie
Radisson Expands African Portfolio with 6 Hotels in Egypt
Radisson Hotel Group has expanded it African portfolio with the signing of six new hotels in Egypt as part of a portfolio deal across a number 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. With the new signings, Radisson Hotel Group has become one of the largest international operators in Egypt, cementing its position as the leading brand in the city in the coming years. Set to open in 2021, Radisson Collection Hotel Cairo Heliopolis will become the first Radisson Collection hotel in Egypt, and will be part of a new mixed-use development that includes a shopping mall and offices. Located within the affluent Heliopolis district of Cairo, the hotel will be situated just 1km away from Cairo International Airport, and will feature 425 rooms and luxurious suites and four food and drink outlets. Radisson Blu Serviced Apartments Cairo Heliopolis is situated in the same mixed-use development as the Radisson Collection Hotel Cairo Heliopolis. The serviced apartments will complement the hotel with 163 upper upscale apartments featuring one and two-bedroom and luxurious apartments. It is scheduled to open in Q3 2019. Radisson Blu Hotel Cairo Golf City is located 10km from Cairo International Airport and situated within Obour City. It will be in a prominent commercial district that includes the offices and factories. Scheduled to open in 2020, Radisson Blu Hotel Cairo Golf City will feature 255 rooms, a gym and dining options including two international restaurants and a tea lounge. The meeting room space will cover 220sqm. Radisson Hotel New Cairo will be located in New Cairo, an area south east of Cairo city and part of Greater Cairo metropolitan area. The hotel will feature 107 rooms, a restaurant, gym and indoor swimming pool, the hotel will be the first Radisson branded hotel in Egypt. It is scheduled to open in 2020. Scheduled to open in 2021, Radisson Hotel & Resort Ain Sokhna, Egypt, is located in Ain Sokhna, a popular destination for domestic and international leisure guests. It will feature 173 rooms and suites. The hotel will offer direct beach access and will feature an international restaurant and a nightclub. Leisure facilities will include three outdoor swimming pools and a gym. Radisson Blu Hotel & Resort Makadi Bay, Hurghada is scheduled to open in 2020 and will become an impressive resort in one of Egypt’s main tourism centers on the Red Sea coast. The resort will feature 670 rooms, direct beach access, swimming pools, food and drink outlets including 3 international restaurants, beach restaurant, nightclub, fitness center and meeting rooms.