May 22, 2024  


Renaissance Cairo Mirage City Hotel reaps the silver prize in the MENA Awards 2014.

In an enchanting ceremony of the MENA Awards 2014 Renaissance Cairo Mirage City Hotel wins the silver award for best rising hotel in the Middle East and Africa for the year 2013. The MENA Award is an annual ceremony that recognizes real talent through outstanding services in the field of tourism and hospitality industry.  The location of the hotel is outstanding; it is located in the heart of the Mirage City in New Cairo, which is Cairo’s booming business capital. The hotel consists of 333 rooms with a variety of room categories all lavish and modern styled. It is built on the 400 acre luxurious complex of Mirage city, which resembles the a sophisticated modern Cairo and offer the level of service that fits the name of the Renaissance globally. Mr. Magdy
Naguib, General Manager of Renaissance Cairo Mirage City Hotel, expressed his utter satisfaction of winning this award, which is a proof of the refined and distinctive service and hospitality offered by its loyal ambassadors. Mr. Magdy Naguib appreciates the customers who voted for the nomination of the hotel and therefor helped the hotel achieve this award of recognition.

Ambassador of Malaysia at Ramses Hilton

Ramses Hilton was chosen to hold a business lunch and a meeting organized by Education Malaysia Egypt EME, the Malaysian student Association in Egypt attended by His Excellency Dato’ Ku Jaafar Ku Shaari Ambassador of Malaysia and diplomatic staff in the Embassy, the purpose of the event was to emphasize on the importance of the Egyptian Malaysian relations and the ongoing cooperation between the two countries. Shown in photo Haitham Nassar, Ramses Hilton General Manager while receiving the Ambassador of Malaysia upon his arrival to the hotel.

Bram and Pasqua Restaurants Open Up @ Walk Beverly Hills.

Bram and Pasqua Restaurants Group are thrilled to announce the addition of the new branches at the Walk Beverly Hills as the new casual dinning destination in the compound and all of Cairo West. Bram and Pasqua group of restaurants currently own and operate 7 casual dining restaurants underneath one Food and Beverages
group. Bram Restaurants offer an authentic yet innovative broad menu featuring signature oriental and Egyptian dishes complemented with a very delicious assortment of mezzas, generously portioned salads, appetizers and soups. As for Pasqua it offers a delectable variety of pastas, entrees and desserts, and mouth watering drinks and coffee blends. To impress and to celebrate with their guests Bram and Pasqua is performing with a surprise entertainment night show every week.

Vintage Bar & Lounge New Cairo’s Place to Be..

Vintage Bar & Lounge pre-launch party serves as a fabulous addition to the nightlife scene in New Cairo. Vintage Bar & Lounge offers a casual hangout serving the best cocktails and bites in the city whilst showcasing an extensive variety of weekly theme nights with stylish red and dark wooden interiors and bar-top seating, high tables and a couple of comfortable cushioned seating zones. The crowd fancied a variety of tempting appetizers, specialty cocktails and mocktails personally curated by mixologists using the freshest ingredients and hand pressed juice. Guests were entertained with a breathtaking fusion of theme nights, starting off the night with a lively Jazz performance and Karaoke, finishing off with an Oriental twist of upbeat tunes and a belly dancer show. This hangout spot serves up some of the best happy hour deals in town, featuring a buy one free one daily from 6:00 pm till 8:00 pm. Wednesday nights have never been this special, where all the ladies get free wine with “Wine on us” promotion. Guests were treated to tempting appetizers such as Maki Sushi, Vintage sliders, Hawawshi, Spring rolls, Chicken liver and Deep-fried Calamari. In addition to a selection of desserts, caramelized chocolate apple, marshmallows fondue and seasonal fresh fruit cut with vanilla ice cream. It’s chilled out vibe and prime location in New Cairo makes for an ideal spot to unwind after a long day or even for an early business talk. Vintage Bar & Lounge is open seven days a week, from 6:00 pm till 2:00 am. This hangout spot serves up some of the best happy hour deals in town.

Meinrad Schibler General Manager for Le Meridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa

Thomas Schoen - Area Manager Starwood Hotels & Resorts in Egypt & General Manager Sheraton Cairo Hotel & Casino has recently announced the appointment of Meinrad Schibler to the position of General Manager at Le Meridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa. Meinrad has over 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry, and has filled various management positions in Switzerland till appointed General Manager at Hotel Alfa in Bern, Switzerland. Meinrad moved on to Bindella Gastronomie in Zürich holding the position of the Regional Director for 10 restaurants spread over Switzerland,  and General Manager at Grand Hotel for Meriton Hotels AS,  moving to the Westin Leipzig in Germany as an Operation Manager.  Prior to this appointment, Meinrad was the General Manager at the Park Inn Sharm-El-Sheikh , and the Radisson Blu Resort, a position he held since 2010 till embarked another journey by joining Le Meridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa. Meinrad Schibler is a Swiss citizen, graduated from Swiss Hotel School in Lucerne and obtained a BBA from Graduate School of Business Administration in Zürich. He speaks German, French, English, Spanish and basic Italian.  Starwood currently operates 11 hotels in Egypt under the Le Méridien and Sheraton brands including Sheraton Cairo, Sheraton Montazah, Sheraton Dreamland, Sheraton Luxor, Sheraton Miramar, Sheraton Soma Bay, Sheraton Sharm El Sheikh, Le Méridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa, Le Méridien Heliopolis, Le Méridien Dahab and Le Meridien Cairo Airport.

Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan

Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan has recently won 2 prestigious awards from TripAdvisor and Holiday Check. Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan was honored for its overall performance in the hospitality industry. “I am honored of this great achievement, I want to thank all Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan ambassadors (associates) for their hard work, great efforts during last year. These awards recognize Hotels and Resorts around the World that exemplify the highest level of operational and strategic excellence in hospitality and service quality.” Said JulesHenri Edouard, General Manager, Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan.

Birdcage Awarded 2014 Tripadvisor Certificate Of Excellence Recognised as a Top Performing Restaurant as Reviewed by Travelers on the World’s Largest Travel Site

The Semiramis InterContinental  Cairo today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award for the Birdcage restaurant.. The accolade, which honors hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveller reviews on TripAdvisor, and is extended to qualifying businesses worldwide.  Establishments awarded the Certificate of Excellence are located all over the world and represent the upper echelon of businesses listed on the website. When selecting Certificate of Excellence winners, TripAdvisor uses a proprietary algorithm to determine the honorees that takes into account reviews ratings.  Businesses must maintain an overall TripAdvisor bubble rating of at least four out of five, volume and recency of reviews. Additional criteria include a business’ tenure and popularity ranking on the site. “Winning the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for the 4th consecutive year is a true source of pride for the entire team at the Birdcage and we’d like to thank all of our past guests who took the time to complete a review on TripAdvisor,” said Sameh Sobhy, General Manager, Semiramis InterContinental Cairo “There is no greater seal of approval than being recognized by one’s customers. With the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence based on customer reviews, the accolade is a remarkable vote of confidence to our business and our continued commitment to excellence.” “TripAdvisor is pleased to honor exceptional hospitality businesses for consistent excellence,” said Marc Charron, President of TripAdvisor for Business. “The Certificate of Excellence award gives top performing establishments around the world the recognition they deserve, based on feedback from those who matter most – their customers. From Australia to Zimbabwe, we want to applaud exceptional hospitality businesses for offering TripAdvisor travellers a great customer experience.”

Cairo Marriott Hotel launched the first phase of the Ebtessama Foundation program

As part of Marriott International values in the ìSpirit to Serveî the community and believing in its role to support the Egyptian community, the Cairo Marriott Hotel & Omar Khayyam Casino launched the first phase for the Ebtessama Foundation training program. Ebtessama is a foundation that aims to train and develop people with intellectual disabilities to qualify them for work opportunities and place them in the right environment where they can be productive in the field of tourism and hotels. The Cairo Marriott hotel is supporting Ebtessama Foundation through providing professional training that will allow persons with intellectual disabilities to get a permanent job and eventually to be able to depend on themselves financially. The kick off for the first phase was attended by Mrs. Magda Samy Head of Ebtessama Association, the parents of the selected trainees to introduce them to the work environment where their children will work in, and members of the executive committee of the Cairo Marriott Hotel. It started with a video presented by Mrs. Magda Samy showing real life stories of some trainees and how their lives were affected and changed by this program then was followed by a tour of the hotel where the candidates were surprised when they met a member of the association who is hired and currently working at the hotel.

Hilton Pyramids Golf hosts the Egyptian Youth Olympic champion Seif Eissa

Hilton Pyramids Golf Resort hosted the Egyptian world Olympic champion Seif Eissa. Eissa won the bronze medal in the 2014 Youth Olympic Games which was held in Nanjing, China. The champion praised the good reception and the quality of service offered by the Hilton Pyramids Golf team. In the picture Ahmed Salama, the hotel General Manager and Seif Eissa.

Super Star Ahlam @ the Concorde El Salam Heliopolis

Concorde El Salam Heliopolis Hotel hosted the Super Star Ahlam for a few days. The Super Star highly praised the hotel with its facilities and European style. Ahlam enjoyed her stay and promised to come back.