Deutsche Hospitality has revealed plans to open two hotels in Egypt in 2019, bringing the total of hotels the Company has opened in Egypt this year to three.
The two new hotels include the Steigenberger Hotel El Lessan Ras el Bar near Damietta in the north of the country and the future Steigenberger Resort Achti on the east bank of the River Nile, metres away from the Great Pyramids of Gizeh. Most of the property’s 132 rooms provide views of the Pyramids and of the new Egyptian Museum, the Company revealed.
Deutsche Hospitality’s portfolio in Egypt currently includes twelve hotels.
The Steigenberger Hotel El Lessan in Ras el Bar is being developed on the promenade of a peninsular which is formed by a Mediterranean beach and the estuary of one of the branches of the River Nile.
The property will feature 158 rooms and suites, two restaurants, a lobby bar, a swimming pool with a separate children’s section, a health and beauty spa and gym facility, and two ballrooms.
Conversion works are currently being carried out to elevate the Resort Achti Luxor to Steigenberger standards, and, according to a statement by Deutsche Hospitality, plans are in place is for official operations under the brand name to commence in Q3 2019.
The future property will feature 281 rooms, suites and bungalows. It will also feature two restaurants, a bar with terraces overlooking the River Nile, a jacuzzi in the bungalow area, an outdoor pool with river views, and a conference room.
Reportedly, the Company plans to achieve annual growth rates of 15%. Specific development plans are in place for more than 30 hotel openings between now and 2021. These include Steigenberger Hotels & Resorts in Denmark, India and Thailand.
Deutsche Hospitality also said that the main focus of the expansion being pursued by Steigenberger Hotels & Resorts are in the Middle East and Europe.
Hotelier Middle East recently reported how Deutsche Hospitality had revealed several new general managers for its properties in Egypt.