Hilton Cairo Nile Maadi eyes 2016 opening

Hilton Worldwide adding more growth to its Egypt program following a major joint announcement with investor Saudi Egyptian Real Estate Development to introduce the company's sixth property to Cairo.

The 257-room Hilton Cairo Nile Maadi will be located in the residential and diplomatic district of Maadi and enjoy direct access to the Corniche El Nile. The 23-storey property, which is forecast to open early 2016, will also have views of the River Nile as well as Egypt's ancient heritage sites, museums and tourist attractions.

Designed to appeal to both the leisure and business traveler, Hilton Cairo Nile Maadi will have a business center, a 4,305-square-foot function room, two boardrooms and three meeting rooms. Leisure facilities will include a health club and spa, an outdoor swimming pool, two restaurants including specialty dining, a lobby lounge and an executive lounge.

Hilton Cairo Nile Maadi is an addition to Hilton Worldwide's development program for Egypt and joins a property pipeline which includes the 635-room Hilton Heliopolis; the 660-room Hilton Makadi Resort; the 390-room Hilton Giza Pyramids and for Egypt's second city of Alexandria, the 158-room Hilton Alexandria Corniche and the 195-room Hilton King's Ranch Resort.

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Tisch joined Loews Hotels & Co in June 2017 from Loews Corp., where he was a VP.