Movenpick Hotel El Ein Bay. Movenpick Hotel El Ein Bay.

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has signed for a new modern integrated beach and golf resort to be added its portfolio of eight hotels and eight river cruisers in Egypt.

The agreement was inked with Galalah Co. For Touristic Investments S.A.E. to manage the 214-key Mövenpick Hotel El Ein Bay, its second property in the coastal area of El Sokhna. The first, Mövenpick Resort El Sokhna, is owned by a sister firm of Galalah Co.

Set to open in 2020, he new hotel will offer 214 rooms and suites; five dining options, including a speciality restaurant and a rooftop lounge; meeting and event space spanning more than 1,000m2; a large swimming pool; and an extensive spa and fitness facility.  

Often referred to as ‘Cairo Beach’, El Sokhna is the closest seaside destination to the Egyptian capital and the new resort will offer views of a world-class 18-hole golf course.

In addition to El Sokhna, Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts’ Egypt portfolio includes properties in Aswan, Cairo, El Gouna, El Quseir, Sharm El Sheikh, Soma Bay and Taba.

The company is currently pursuing rapid expansion, with plans to operate 125 properties globally by 2020.

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