Cairo, Egypt, 17 January 2021 - Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced the signing of a management agreement for the third Hilton Garden Inn hotel in Egypt. In partnership with Leopard Construction, Hilton Garden Inn Cairo East is scheduled to open in 2024.
Delivering on the brand’s promise to make each guest’s stay better and brighter, Hilton Garden Inn Cairo East will offer upscale and affordable accommodations featuring 250 guest rooms, a full-service restaurant, two bars, a fitness center, an outdoor pool and a 300-sqm meeting space. The hotel will be located within Leopard Construction’s mixed-use development of ’East Cairo’, comprising recreational and cultural zones, in addition to residential, medical, educational and administrative zones.
“With major development projects currently underway in the eastern part of Cairo, we are pleased to have signed an agreement to expand our portfolio in this part of the Egyptian capital,” said Carlos Khneisser, vice president of development, Middle East and Africa for Hilton. “Bringing our second Hilton Garden Inn hotel to Cairo and our third to date in Egypt reflects the vast potential of the hospitality sector in Egypt for Hilton’s focused service brands.”
Located on Ismailia desert road, the hotel is situated on the newly revamped road network connecting the new development projects within East Cairo together. As such, Hilton Garden Inn Cairo East enjoys a prominent location that’s conveniently connected to Cairo International Airport, the New Administrative Capital, Obour City, Shorouk City, as well as a number of renowned educational facilities - making it a practical base for both leisure and business guests.
“We are proud to be partnering with Hilton to operate our first hotel in the market, which ensures world-class hospitality standards and services for its guests,” said Eng. Mahmoud Zaied, Leopard Construction CEO. “Our development, East Cairo, enjoys a prime location and we are delighted to be housing a world class brand such as Hilton Garden Inn alongside residential, retail units and other recreational facilities that will appeal to hotel guests.”
This latest management agreement brings the total pipeline to nine hotels for Hilton within Egypt as part of its portfolio of brands – joining 14 hotels operating under its Hilton Hotels & Resorts and Conrad Hotels & Resorts brands.
About Hilton Garden Inn
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About Leopard for General Constructions:
The company has been working in the real estate development field for 12 years and is a 100% Egyptian company. East Cairo project is the company’s latest mega projects, enjoying a prime location on Cairo Ismailia road and spanning 300,000 meter. The projects is surrounded by a strong road network including Suez desert road, Saad Shazli Annex, Ismailia road and is in close proximity to the cities of Shorouk, Rehab, Madinaty, the administrative capital, 10th of Ramadan, Obour and Mostakbal.
500 meter away from the project is the electric train station as well as the central metro station of Adly Mansour.
East Cairo houses 5000 residential units and hotel accommodations, in addition to upscale services including an international hospital, international schools, a mall housing renowned brands, and a sports club.
The designs of the project are rendered by a renowned international architecture firm under direct supervision of Hilton over the various stage of design including architecture, electromechanics, security, interior design and equipment to ensure a high-level quality.