03. August 2022

Two new General Managers at Steigenberger Hotels & Resorts in Egypt

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Walid Nabil and Mehdi Othmani to head up the Steigenberger Pyramids Cairo and the Steigenberger Al Dau Beach Hotel

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.

About Deutsche Hospitality

Vision, passion and cosmopolitanism. Deutsche Hospitality delivers the perfect guest experience. Tradition and an eye for the future come together in an inimitable portfolio of eight brands operating across more than 160 hotels globally. “Celebrating luxurious simplicity.”: Steigenberger Icons are extraordinary luxury hotels which combine historical uniqueness and modern concepts. The Steigenberger Porsche Design Hotels brand is generating innovative impetuses in the Luxury Lifestyle Segment. Steigenberger Hotels & Resorts represent the epitome of upscale hospitality on three continents. Jaz in the City’s Lifestyle Hotels dictate the rhythm in the Upscale Sector. House of Beats unites a passion for the hotel business with the fascination of lifestyle, fashion and music. IntercityHotel is located at the very hub of any destination and offers a true home of comfort and mobility in the Midscale Segment. MAXX by Deutsche Hospitality is a charismatic conversion brand which is also positioned in the midscale area of the market. Zleep Hotels provide a smart marriage of design and functionality in the Economy Segment. All of these brands are unified under H-Rewards, Deutsche Hospitality’s loyalty program which yields benefits from the first booking onwards.

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