EGYPT has faced a volatile period and there have been a number of different factors affecting occupancy at different times of the year, admits Cesare Rouchdy, regional director of marketing, Egypt, “We predict that the second half of 2014 will yield better results, due to expectations of greater stability with the election of a new president and the formation of a new government on the cards.”
Both Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at The First Residence and Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza have catered predominantly to multinational corporate businesses he informs. “The GCC continues to be a key market and we have seen local business grow from both business and leisure sectors.”
“Alexandria is almost completely dependent on the Cairo and local market for both business and leisure, while Sharm El Sheikh continues to enjoy European leisure business as well as interest from the CIS countries and the Middle East.”
Olivier Masson, regional vice-president Four Seasons Egypt and general manager Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza, believes that good things are waiting for Egypt in the fourth quarter of 2014. “There is an air of optimism. We anticipate a stronger return of business in the fourth quarter as Egypt continues to stabilise both its economy and security situation.”
Celebrate Ramadan at Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at The First Residence with the Stay Longer promotion that offers guests the opportunity to enjoy a free extra night for every two or three nights booked. Guests can also avail the benefits of the Get Away, Get More package which entails them to a 20 per cent discount on their Cairo getaways. One of Cairo’s most stylish Ramadan tents – La Gourmandise – can be found on the premises during the Holy Month.
Enjoy significant savings on Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza room rate and in the spa. Included in the package are 25 per cent off room rates and 50 per cent off massages and body treatments in the spa and luxurious accommodations in a superior room
Besides enjoying 20 per cent discounts on room tariffs at Four Seasons Hotel Alexandria at San Stefano, guests can avail of a complimentary upgrade upon booking a two-night stay. Football lovers can their favourite game during the FIFA World Cup, either indoors at Fresca or outdoors at Fish restaurant. Guests can also avail a complimentary 30-minute spa session upon booking a 60-minute massage of their choice. From Sea Salt Body Exfoliation and Honey and Sesame Body Wrap to Feet Massage and Head and Neck massage – guests can take their pick from four treatments. The promotion is valid from Sunday to Wednesday from 1 pm to 5 pm.
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