Six Continents Hotels used the World Travel Market (WTM) 2002 in London last month as a platform to promote its spread of hotel brands, said Denis Johnson, vice-president, sales and marketing, Six Continents Hotels, Middle East and Africa..
Currently operating 123 InterContinental, Crowne Plaza and Holiday Inn hotels and resorts across the region, the company has 10 new properties under development, with more in the pipeline.
Starting with the InterContinental Garden Reef Resort Resort Sharm El Sheikh on Egypt's Red Sea Riviera next month, the group's expansion programme will see new properties opening in Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Qatar, and Nigeria over the next two years.
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