Mr. Arne Sorenson. President & COO of Marriott International arrived in Cairo for a short visit to Egypt during which he toured some Marriott International hotels and projects in Egypt. The visit comes to reassure Marriott international strong interest in investing and developing hotels in Egypt and their extreme will in having a sustainable and continued presence in the Egyptian market which is one of the most important travel markets on the world travel chart.
Mr. Arne Sorenson’s first stop during his visit was at Cairo Marriott Hotel in Zamalek which is a flagship for Marriott’s in Egypt since it was opened in 1982.
As part of the visit Mr. Sorenson met with Mr. Ali Abdel Aziz Chairman of HOTAC, Holding Company for Tourism and Cinema, and Mr. Nabil Selim, Chairman of EGOTH, Egyptian General Company for Tourism and Hotels. Discussions took place about future mutual cooperation and Marriott’s investments in Egypt in the coming period. Mr. Sorenson also inspected the development of the future Nile Ritz Carlton site.
Mr. Aziz & Mr. Sorenson witnessed the signing of the Cairo Marriott management contract renewal among top officials of Marriott and EGOTH and signed by Mr. Nabil Selim and Mr. Ed Fuller, Marriott President & Managing Director, International Lodging Operation MEA & AP.
Mr. Sorenson was welcomed by all members of the Executive Committee of the Cairo Marriott Hotel headed by General Manager Mr. Richard Zeolla.