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HILTON HOTELS IN EGYPT RACK UP INDUSTRY AWARDS AND ACCOLADES

HILTON PARTNERS WITH UNICEF IN COLLABORATION WITH THE MINISTRY OF YOUTH AND SPORTS The collaboration offers internships and practical on job experiences to over 750 youth across its hotels in Egypt. The partnership will see Hilton hotels across Egypt participating in the Ministry and UNICEF’s “Meshwary” Project – an initiative that helps build the skills of today’s youth through various training opportunities; providing young women and men with additional insights in problem solving, creative thinking, and communication to prepare them for entering the workforce.

SAMEH ABDEL WAHAB THE NEW GENERAL MANAGER OF LE MERIDIEN PYRAMIDS HOTEL & SPA

Marriott international announced the appointment of Mr. Sameh Abdel Wahab as the General Manager of Le Meridian Pyramids Hotel & Spa. With over than 40 years of experience and a diversified background in Rooms, Sales & Marketing and Operations. Sameh joined the company in 1977 as a member of the ITT Sheraton team, which later became part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts. Throughout his journey, Sameh gained a regional exposure moving from Sheraton Cairo and then Sheraton Heliopolis to Sheraton Al Hada Saudi Arabia, Sheraton Baghdad and Sheraton Dammam where he worked as General Manager achieving the highest revenue in the hotel’s history in 2014.

The Luxury Travel Guide Awards, which recognize and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the affluent travel and tourism industry, have heaped praise on Hilton this year. Hilton Alexandria King’s Ranch received the overall title of Luxury Hotel & Restaurant of the Year 2018, with Conrad Cairo taking the same honors for Egypt as the country’s Luxury Hotel and Restaurant of the Year 2018. Hilton Alexandria Corniche has the distinction of being awarded Luxury City Hotel of the Year 2018 across Middle East and Africa, and Hilton Cairo Zamalek Residences won the Luxury Island Hotel of the Year in Egypt.

IHG SIGNS DOUBLE HOTEL DEAL IN EGYPT WITH ARABIA HOTELS

IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, announced the signing of two new hotels in Giza, Egypt in partnership with Arabia Hotels, a subsidiary of Arabia Holding. Scheduled to open in 2023, and with rooms directly overlooking the Pyramids, the 200-room Holiday Inn® Giza Sun Capital and 150-rooms Staybridge Suites® Giza Sun Capital will be the first IHG® hotels to open in the area. Both hotels will be part of Sun Capital, a mixed-use project that will include the largest commercial area in Egypt, a luxury commercial mall - the first outlet mall in Africa, an Egyptian Cultural themed park, an international university and an international school.

MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL UNVEILS UNIFIED LOYALTY PROGRAMS WITH ONE SET OF BENEFITS

Marriott International announced it will introduce one set of unified benefits across Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) for its members in August 2018. This will create an incredibly rich hospitality loyalty program in which members will earn more points faster than under the prior programs -- on average 20% more points for every dollar spent. For the first time, members will have access to book stays and earn or redeem points among 29 participating global brands comprising 6,500 hotels in 127 countries and territories.

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