BTN talks to Ramy Rizkallah, Savoy, Sharm El Sheikh at Arabain Travel Market 2012
Despite a turbulent time for Middle Eastern tourism, the multi award winning Royal Savoy has gone from strength to strength and most recently has enjoyed tremendous benefits from the outstanding facilities offered at SOHO Square. Breaking Travel News catches up with Dieter Geiger, the hotel’s general manager, to find out what’s new at the property.
Breaking Travel News catches up with Jacques Peter, SOHO Square general manager to find out the latest news from this spectacular development.
Emad Aziz, chairman of the Savoy Group, tells Breaking Travel News about his extraordinary idea to recreate London’s Oxford Street in the spectacular SOHO Square. The entrepreneur, who has been supporting the Egyptian Tourist Board’s drive to rebuild confidence in the country, sees a bright future for sunny Sharm, which has been attracting new visitors in recent months following a host of exciting new developments.
The bi-annual Kiss Weekender, traditionally held in the Holiday Park in Great Yarmouth, is going on vacation this year to the Sierra Hotel, part of the Savoy Group in Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt. Famous for its all star line-up from Kiss Radio shows, the Kiss Weekender is taking DJs Shortee Blitz, EZ, Jez Welham and Swerve to the crystal waters of Sharm for one week.
Dieter Geiger, General Manager, Savoy Group speaks to BTN about the projects underway for the largest operator in Sharm El Sheikh, including the planned expansion of the Royal Savoy, the construction of the SOHO Hotel and the addition of Oxford Street in SOHO Square.
Recently voted “Africa’s Leading Entertainment Center” by World Travel Awards, SOHO Square in Sharm el Sheikh is rapidly building a reputation as the place to party in the sun. The incredible new complex is continuing its packed roster of events into the new year with turntable legend Judge Jules performing on the 2nd January 2012 in the main square, followed by Kiss FM’s Shortee Blitz on 8th January.
The award-winning SOHO Square – the most popular place for visitors to eat, drink, have fun and shop on the Red Sea – is playing host to singer songwriter Peter Andre on 2 September 2011, and will mark one of his first concerts to promote the release of his new single Perfect Night. A fortnight later the top entertainment complex in Sharm el Sheikh will play host to the World Travel Awards.
Sharm El Sheikh is continuing to rebound with reports of “very strong” bookings for the first of the summer season’s concerts at Soho Square. The award-winning leisure and entertainment centre on Egypt’s Red Sea Coast says a special Easter concert by Ali Campbell, UB40’s legendary lead singer, “has been attracting very strong interest and early bookings.”
BTN talks Ramy Rizkallah, Area Director Public Relations, Savoy Group, Sharm El Sheikh at ITB Berlin 2011