IHG Lodges & Resorts, one of many world’s main resort firms, has strengthened its partnership with one of many main builders in Egypt, Arkan Palm for Actual Property Funding, to construct two extra lodges within the capital metropolis — InterContinental West Cairo 205 scheduled for a January 2028 opening and the voco West Cairo 205 Suites, set to open by June 2026.
The lodges will likely be strategically positioned as a part of Arkan Palm for Actual Property Investments new mixed-use growth — 205 an Arkan Palm Improvement — in West Cairo, one of many prime areas in Egypt. The a million sqm growth will characteristic places of work, residence models, stores, enterprise parks, hospitals and clinics, a world college, plus a Canal Stroll Island comprising of residential areas and retail shops that’s set to be the first-of-its-kind in Egypt.
The twin resort signing, which can add 390 rooms to IHG’s portfolio in Egypt, caters to the excessive demand for luxurious and premium visitor experiences within the area. This settlement highlights IHG’s dedication to the Egyptian market, in addition to the belief that the corporate’s long run companions place in IHG and its model portfolio.
Haitham Mattar, Managing Director, India, Center East & Africa, IHG, commented: “We’re delighted to announce the signing of two newly constructed lodges in Egypt, and broaden our luxurious and premium providing within the nation. The brand new InterContinental West Cairo 205 builds on the model’s long-standing legacy in Egypt and strengthens our luxurious portfolio within the capital by providing world-class stays to friends. Additionally gaining momentum within the nation is our premium model voco, which mixes the informality and appeal of a person resort with the standard and reassurance of a world and revered model. We look ahead to our friends experiencing distinctive hospitality choices on the new voco West Cairo 205 Suites.
He added, “Badreldin Group is our present and valued associate – we opened Crowne Plaza West Cairo- Arkan, the primary Crowne Plaza resort in Egypt, final 12 months. We’re delighted to proceed the partnership and collectively, carry extra world-class hospitality choices to the rising sector in Egypt.”
Commenting on the signings, Tamer Badr Eldin, Chief Govt Officer of Arkan Palm for Actual Property Funding added: “We’re happy to be rising our hospitality portfolio in Egypt with our esteemed associate, IHG. MEA has traditionally had sturdy demand for luxurious and premium visitor experiences, and because the area continues to be positioned as an excellent vacation spot for leisure tourism, this demand continues to develop. Having opened a resort with IHG not too long ago, we’re assured of their manufacturers, reserving channels and native understanding to supply probably the most genuine keep experiences to our friends.”
InterContinental West Cairo 205
InterContinental West Cairo 205 will characteristic 250 keys and provide luxurious experiences to friends via its distinctive design, providing and repair. The resort will characteristic 4 eating choices, together with an all-day eating, specialty restaurant, a foyer lounge and a vacation spot bar. Company friends who’re in search of a chic, but useful location can have entry to resort’s assembly and occasions house totaling 1,110sqm, together with a ballroom. Different services on the resort will embrace a membership lounge, a spa, a well being membership and swimming pool.
voco West Cairo 205 Suites
With 140 rooms, voco West Cairo 205 Suites will assure a premium expertise for friends from the second they check-in, to check-out. The resort will characteristic one eating possibility and a grab-and-go eatery, together with a well being membership. Moreover, voco’s model hallmarks, a daring design and facilities will add a particular appeal to each keep.
Each upcoming InterContinental and voco lodges will likely be positioned near a number of leisure and sightseeing locations, together with the Pyramids and the longer term Grand Egyptian Museum. Being part of the Arkan Palm grasp plan, set to be among the best mixed-use developments within the space, the lodges will likely be simply seen and accessible to all in West Cairo.
InterContinental West Cairo and voco West Cairo Suites will each be 45-minute drive away from the Cairo Worldwide Airport, and half-hour to downtown Cairo.
IHG® at the moment has 7 lodges working throughout 4 manufacturers in Egypt, together with InterContinental, Crowne Plaza, Vacation Inn, Staybridge Suites and has a robust pipeline of 13 lodges on account of open within the subsequent 2-5 years.