The Saudi-Egyptian Construction Company (SECON) signed a contract with Hilton Worldwide to manage a four-star hotel on the beach of New Damietta. The hotel will be part of SECON’s tourism residential project, with holds investments of EGP 120m.
SECON’s CEO Darwish Hassanain said that the company has set up an integrated plan since the beginning of the year, targeting the development of its land portfolio, including the share paid by the Egyptian government in the form of land plots.
Hassanain added that the hotel is part of the tourism residential project SECON Resort. The project will be implemented on an area of 17.7 acres.
Hassanain pointed out that the project will shed light on New Damietta city as one of the important port cities.
He noted that the hotel covers 8,800 sqm, with a capacity of 130 rooms and suites.
“The company plans to inaugurate the hotel in mid-2018, and we selected Hilton to ensure the management of the project in accordance with international hotel standards,” Hassanain said.
Hassanain previously told Daily News Egypt in an interview that his company has engaged with Hilton to manage the project, also ensuring that the hotel is in line with Hilton’s World Tourism criteria from the very beginning.
He added that abiding by Hilton’s World Tourism criteria is the perfect way to avoid any difficulties in the hotel management, as well as avoid modification costs of any defects or errors.