IHG Expands with Two New Crowne Plaza Hotels in Egypt

IHG in Egypt: New agreement for two Crown Plaza

ITWO NEW CROWNE PLAZA HOTELS BY IHG WILL OPEN IN EGYPT BY 2028, ENHANCING THE HOSPITALITY SECTOR. THESE HOTELS WILL OFFER PREMIUM SERVICES TO BUSINESS AND LEISURE GUESTS.


IHG® Hotels & Resorts has announced the signing of a management agreement with Urbnlanes Development to bring two new Crowne Plaza hotels to Egypt. These hotels, Crowne Plaza Cairo New Administrative Capital and Crowne Plaza New Cairo Yellow, are set to open in 2028.

These new Crowne Plaza hotels will blend premium hospitality with convenience. They aim to offer a seamless experience for both leisure and business guests. The hotels will provide flexible options that balance work and relaxation.

Crowne Plaza Cairo New Administrative Capital will be in the heart of the New Administrative Capital. It will offer easy access to government ministries, embassies, and finance houses. The hotel will feature three dining options, including a sky bar. Additionally, it will have five well-appointed meeting venues for corporate guests.

Crowne Plaza New Cairo Yellow will be part of the ‘Yellow’ mixed-use development project in New Cairo. It will be close to business parks and Cairo International Airport. The hotel will offer an all-day dining restaurant and a Club Lounge. Moreover, it will feature five meeting and event venues, including a ballroom.

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IHG’s Commitment to Egyptian Hospitality

Haitham Mattar, Managing Director of IHG for India, the Middle East, and Africa, expressed excitement about the new hotels. He said, “The signing of two new Crowne Plaza hotels in Egypt shows strong confidence in IHG and the appeal of the brand. We are eager to bring world-class hospitality to these prime locations.”

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Mattar added that Urbnlanes Development shares IHG’s commitment to quality operations and guest satisfaction. This partnership aims to ensure the long-term success of the new hotels.

IHG: Enhancing Tourism Landscape In Egypt

Eng. Emeel Abdalla, Chairman of Urbnlanes Developments, emphasized the significance of this collaboration. He said, “Our partnership with IHG marks a milestone in enhancing Egypt’s global tourism presence. We aim to elevate luxury hospitality experiences in line with Egypt’s Vision 2030.”

Abdalla highlighted that the tourism and hospitality industry is vital to Egypt’s economy. He believes the new hotels will attract more tourists and provide outstanding hospitality services. This will contribute to job creation and boost the national economy.

Benefits for Guests

Guests at both hotels will enjoy IHG’s loyalty program, IHG One Rewards. This program offers suite upgrades, lounge memberships, and extended check-outs, among other benefits. The rewards can be accessed via IHG’s new mobile app.

IHG currently operates seven hotels across four brands in Egypt: InterContinental, Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn, and Staybridge Suites. The company has a pipeline of 17 hotels, further strengthening its presence in the region.

Conclusion

The addition of Crowne Plaza Cairo New Administrative Capital and Crowne Plaza New Cairo Yellow signifies a major step for IHG and Urbnlanes Development. These IHG hotels will not only enhance Egypt’s hospitality sector but also align with the country’s Vision 2030 goals. By providing world-class services, they will attract tourists and bolster the economy.

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