Hilton to manage third hotel in Hurghada city
Hilton International will be managing its third hotel in the city of Hurghada, Long Beach Hotel, on behalf of its owner, Egyptian Engineers Arab Company for Tourism Development for an initial period of 15 years.
Scheduled to be flagged by November 2003, on a two km sandy beach stretch, Long Beach Hotel is surrounded by lush gardens and boasts a variety of accommodation categories all with sea view.
A $1 million budget is allocated to bring the hotel facilities and services to comply with Hilton standards.
Currently, the 550 rooms, family rooms, suites and villas will increase to 950 by year end and the balance of the villas will all be Hilton standard.
Leisure facilities include the largest sandy beach in the area, large swimming pool connected with waterways with a children’s pool and kids corner.
It also boasts a health club with high tech equipment, water sports and recreation center, diving center and animation team together with a choice of games and billiard rooms.
A variety of theme restaurants and bars that offer international and oriental dining concepts are being developed, as well as an existing discotheque which makes it the ideal place for entertainment and relaxation. The hotel building hosts a number of boutique that provide tourist needs.
Long Beach Hotel is directly located on the Red Sea, Sahl Hashish Road and 10 km away from Hurghada International Airport.
“Hilton International has a vision and a keen interest in being available in the major tourist destinations in Egypt, it was the first international chain to manage a hotel in Cairo and the first to manage a resort in Egypt”, said Ashley Spencer, vice-president, Egypt, Sudan, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria.