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Hilton Worldwide signs agreement for opening property along Nile

March 29- Hilton Worldwide has signed an agreement with the Egyptian Safir El Zamalek Hotel company for opening a new Hilton hotel along the Nile. Named the Hilton Zamalek Residence Cairo is scheduled to open in July 2010 and is the 16th Hilton branded property in the country.
The hotel will feature 88 rooms and 76 suites overlooking the Nile and will be located between Downtown Cairo and Giza. The hotel will also be close to the Cairo International Airport. "Egypt is a key development market for Hilton Worldwide and the Hilton brand in the Middle East. As an upscale residential area and diplomatic quarter, the Zamalek district is an ideal location to increase our presence in the capital and to support our position as the leading hotel brand in Egypt. Hilton Zamalek Residence Cairo will benefit from a swift opening, with the full support of the Hilton sales and marketing engine," said Mahmoud Mokhtar, Vice President Operations, Hilton Worldwide, Egypt.
Other hotels slated to open in the country include Ramses Hilton, Hilton Cairo World Trade Centre Residence and Hilton Pyramid Golf Resort.
 

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