DUBAI, U.A.E and MCLEAN, Va.—Hilton Worldwide is set to further strengthen its presence in Egypt following the signing of a management agreement with Delta for Tourism & Hotels Company to introduce a new Hilton Hotels & Resorts property to the city of Alexandria.
The new 158-room Hilton Alexandria Corniche, a conversion property, is expected to open as a Hilton branded hotel in 2013 and will be Hilton Worldwide’s 19th property in Egypt and it’s second in Alexandria.
The beachfront property will feature two large function rooms, four meeting rooms, a business center, three restaurants, and two bars. Leisure facilities will include a health club and spa, private beach, and an outdoor pool.
In an announcement, Dave Horton, global head, Hilton Hotels & Resorts said: “As the pre-eminent hospitality provider in the region, our portfolio of properties in Egypt incorporates many styles and offerings but all share the well-defined, distinctive company hallmarks of top quality facilities and high standards of service. Hilton Alexandria Corniche will perfectly combine these style and service attributes to create a premium experience for both leisure and business travellers.”