IHG to debut voco in Egypt

IHG to debut voco in Egypt


IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), signed a management agreement with Arab International Tourism Investment Company to debut the voco brand in Egypt, with the development of voco Giza Pyramids. Part of a mixed-use development, which will include a high-end mall, the 17,000 square meter hotel is scheduled to open in 2022.

Launched in June 2018, and debuting in the Middle East in December 2018, the voco brand combines the informality and charm of an individual hotel, with the quality and reassurance of a global and respected brand.

The new-build hotel will offer all the features that guests will come to expect from the upscale brand, including an outdoor pool, a health club and spa, as well as 861 m2 of meeting space. There will also be multiple dining options available for guests to enjoy, from the pool bar to the hotel’s speciality restaurant.

Pascal Gauvin, managing director, India, Middle East & Africa, IHG: said of the signing: “We are excited to be adding our newly launched brand to our Egypt portfolio, debuting the voco™ brand, in partnership with Arab International Tourism Investment Company. Cairo has always been a primary market for us, and we have maintained a strong presence in the city, with over 2000 rooms across three brands, and a strong pipeline. We look forward to further catering to our guests, providing them with the freshness of a unique hotel with the guarantee of an upscale experience.”

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IHG currently operates 88 hotels across 5 brands in the Middle East, including: InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & ResortsHoliday Inn®Holiday Inn Express® and Staybridge Suites® with a further 30 in the development pipeline due to open within the next three to five years**.

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