Oberoi Group launches Nile cruise

The vessel features 22 cabins and suites and will set sail on Janaury 26

The Oberoi Philae Luxury Nile Cruiser.
The Oberoi Philae Luxury Nile Cruiser.

The Oberoi Group has launched 'The Oberoi Philae Luxury Nile Cruiser', which will sail between Aswan and Luxor, offering a four and six night itinerary.

The cruiser will set sail on January 26 and is expected to reach its final desitnaion on Janaury 30.

The group already operates another luxury cruiser, The Oberoi Zahra, and will be increasing its presence on the Nile with the new cruiser.

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P.R.S. Oberoi, executive chairman, The Oberoi Group said: “We are pleased to present The Oberoi Philae, which offers the high standards of luxury and hospitality. The Oberoi Group has been consistently recognised for its levels of service, and I am confident that our new venture, will continue this tradition.”

Mahmoud Nourelden, boat manager added, “The luxury Nile cruiser will offer tranquility with service which is warm, intuitive and personalised. We are confident that the cruiser will add tangible value to the hospitality sector in Egypt.”

The cruiser will feature 22 cabins and suites with large French windows that offer views of the River Nile. The ship also incorporates the latest technology including high speed WiFi.

The on-board restaurant offers Western, Asian and Middle Eastern cuisine. The Upper Deck has a temperature-controlled swimming pool and a poolside restaurant. The vessel is home to a bar and cigar lounge, which features a dance floor along with a movie theatre. The cruiser also houses The Oberoi Spa, an all-day gym and high speed WiFi connectivity.


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