SOURCE: Cairo Marriott Hotel & Omar Khayyam Casino

Cairo Marriott Hotel & Omar Khayyam Casino

July 28, 2011 11:50 ET

Cairo Downtown Hotel Welcomes President and COO of Marriott International

CAIRO, EGYPT--(Marketwire - Jul 28, 2011) - A Cairo Downtown hotel has received a visit from a very special guest. President and COO of Marriott International Inc., Mr. Arne Sorenson, paid a visit to the Cairo Marriott Hotel and Omar Khayyam Casino, one of the leading 5 star hotels near the Egyptian museum. The COO was warmly welcomed by all members of the hotel's Executive Committee, headed by General Manager Mr. Richard Zeolla.

During his visit, Mr. Sorenson toured some of Marriott International's hotels and projects in Egypt. Mr. Sorenson made his first stop to Marriott's flagship property in Egypt, the Cairo Marriott Hotel in Zamalek -- Marriott International's chief hotel in Egypt since 1982. Important to Marriott International, Egypt is one of the most highly traveled markets in the world. As such, Mr. Sorenson's visit reaffirmed Marriott's interest in future investment and development of hotels in Egypt, building on the company's desire to both attract international travelers and sustain a presence in the Egyptian market.

As a part of his visit, Mr. Sorenson discussed deeper connections with and further investments in Egypt with the Chairman of the Holding Company for Tourism and Cinema (HOTAC), Mr. Ali Abdel Aziz, and the Chairman of Egyptian General Company for Tourism and Hotels (EGOTH), Mr. Nabil Selim. Also, Mr. Sorenson and Mr. Aziz witnessed the signing of the Cairo Marriott management agreement renewal by Mr. Nabil Selim and Mr. Ed Fuller, Marriott's President and Managing Director of International Lodging Operation. To complete his trip, Mr. Sorenson also visited the development of the future Nile Ritz Carlton site.

Located among the premier hotels near Tahrir Square, Cairo Marriott Hotel and Omar Khayyam Casino is one of the most recognized hotels in Egypt. This Cairo hotel stands as a stylish leader among the 5 star hotels in Egypt. The Cairo Marriott Hotel and Omar Khayyam Casino offers guests comfortable accommodations in its 977 updated rooms and 111 elegant suites.

The property features high-speed Internet access, a world-class casino, a fitness center, swimming pools and functional space for unforgettable meetings or celebrations. In addition, this Cairo accommodation offers guests 15 restaurants that serve a wide selection of delicious meals. The Cairo Marriott Hotel and Omar Khayyam Casino also provides its guests with easy access to nearby attractions, including the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, the Pyramids of Giza, and Cairo Opera House.

About The Cairo Marriott Hotel and Omar Khayyam Casino
As one of Egypt's most recognized safe hotels in Cairo, the Cairo Marriott Hotel and Omar Khayyam Casino is the flagship of Marriott International in Egypt. This impressive 20 story high hotel offers guests splendid views of the Nile and beautiful palace gardens. The Cairo Marriott Hotel is an elegant 5 Star hotel in the heart of Cairo with more than 14 restaurants and 1200 rooms for guests to relax.

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