The Address Hotels & Resorts, Emaar’s new premium hotel brand, has signed its first hotel property in Egypt - The Address, Uptown Cairo. The hotel will be the flagship brand of The Address brand in Egypt and is scheduled to open in 2011.The US$2.1 billion Uptown Cairo is located on 1,000 hectares within Mokattam Hills. Uptown Cairo features several residential villages, a Business Park, resorts, spa, sports & leisure facilities, a sprawling shopping mall and a world-class golf course. Uptown Cairo is easily accessible from Maadi, Heliopolis, Nasr City and Central Cairo.
Mr Marc Dardenne, Chief Executive Officer, Emaar Hospitality Group, said: “The Address Hotels & Resorts is a truly global brand from Emaar Hospitality, and by managing its first international project in Egypt - one of the fastest growing tourist destinations - we are underscoring our capabilities to offer world-class hospitality services in international markets. Uptown Cairo is a spectacular master-planned community located in the Mokattam Hills and The Address, Uptown Cairo will offer a distinctive hotel experience for guests with our focus on service and benefits.”