The Steigenberger Hotel in the Egyptian capital of Cairo has welcomed a new General Manager. Walid Nabil took charge at the Steigenberger Pyramids Cairo and at its partner hotel the Cairo Pyramids Hotel with effect from 15 June 2022. The Steigenberger Al Dau Beach Hotel in Hurghada has also been under fresh leadership since 4 July 2022. As the new General Manager Mehdi Othmani is responsible for the of the exclusive five-star deluxe hotel. In addition, Mr. Othmani took over operational responsibility at the Steigenberger Al Dau Resort, which includes the Steigenberger Aqua Magic and the Steigenberger Pure Lifestyle alongside the Steigenberger Al Dau Beach Hotel itself. Both new additions are distinguished by their long careers in the hotel industry, which will now continue at Steigenberger Hotels & Resorts.
“We warmly welcome Mr. Nabil and Mr. Othmani to our company and are very much looking forward to working with them,” said Kai H. Gehrmann, Vice President Franchise at Deutsche Hospitality. “With their long-standing expertise, their management experience and their country-specific knowledge of Egypt and its hotel landscape, they perfectly match the profile we are looking for in management at our Steigenberger Hotels & Resorts in Egypt."
During a professional career stretching over three decades, Walid Nabil has been employed by well-known hotel chains such as Hilton Worldwide Hotels & Resorts und Best Western. He started his career in the USA in the early 1990s and worked at the Caesar Palace Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City before moving on to the Hilton New York in 1996. Walid Nabil moved back to his home country of Egypt in 2002 but remained loyal to the "Hilton" brand as Regional Director of Sales & Marketing. Further positions in Sales & Marketing followed, as well as assignments as Hotel Manager in Spain, Sudan, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia. He returned to Egypt in 2018, where he most recently acted as Cluster General Manager for SUNRISE Resort & Cruises in Hurghada.
Mehdi Othmani boasts more than 20 years of international experience with renowned hotel chains and prominent tour operators. He has worked for luxury hotel brands such as Mövenpick Hotels and Resorts and Hilton Worldwide as well as REWE Touristik. Mr. Othmani’s career in the hospitality industry has taken him to a wide range of countries and regions such as Mexico, the Dominican Republic, the Turks and Caicos Islands, Morocco, Kenya, Egypt, Uganda, and Oman. Most recently, he was responsible for the Hilton Budapest City as General Manager.
Image Credit: © Deutsche Hospitality
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