Mr. Lars Geweyer – CEO interview
Q. How Steigenberger ALDAU Resort stands out compared to other hotels in the area?
Our properties offer an ultimate vacation experience. It’s hard to compare us with other hotels, since we are a fully integrated facility consists of two existing category-leader hotels. The largest and most advanced conference center in the region with 360 projection technology, 450 m beach shopping areas, night club, golf, aqua center and a spa center with a sea water heated pool.
The award winning 5 star deluxe Steigenberger ALDAU Beach Hotel is a haven of sophisticated luxury located directly on the Red Sea shore, offering its guests exceptional services and facilities for perfect getaways. The hotel features a spectacular surrounding scenery with lush greenery, massive private pool, a grand marble lobby and six chic dining venues that will entice guests’ palates with a variety of international cuisines. The hotel won over 50 prestigious awards that are only given to the highest level of hospitality hotels based on the reviews and audits from more than thousands of guests.
The benchmark 5 star family hotel Steigenberger Aqua Magic is the most vibrant family resort in the Red Sea, with the internationally certified Aqua Park and enormous aqua facilities, offering unique opportunities for an outstanding family vacation. Both hotels have a designated private beach area and access to aqua activities at IIlios Dive Club & Aqua center. The restaurants/bars offer a variety of international cuisines, from sumptuous buffets to fine dining.
Another important aspect is our Luxury All Inclusive formula. It includes food and beverage service and a la carte dining, high-speed WIFI, rounds of golf, unlimited use of pedal boats and canoes at the aqua center, introductory windsurfing and dives. We have three authentic Asian restaurants at S-Square serving sushi, Teppanyaki and Asian noodles. For those who opt to dance the night away, Elements Club and Lounge offers daily party nights, a resident DJ and a sports bar. With ALDAU Select program, we aim to redefine the whole loyalty concept and bring it on a different level for our loyal guests.
Q. Can you give us a sneak peek of the hotel division’s upcoming projects?
We are expecting the opening of Steigenberger Pure Lifestyle boutique hotel in November 2018, it is the latest 5-star hotel by ALDAU Development in Hurghada. The only all-white, all-suites, all-adults boutique hotel on the Red Sea that dazzles with Mediterranean lifestyle, sensual tunes and stunning modernity. The hotel offers a new dimension of luxury and leisure, with three remarkable suite categories; Jacuzzi Suites, Swim-up Suites and Penthouse Suites with private infinity pool. It is the one and only in Africa that has a private pool with built-in billiard tables, customized bathroom amenities, spectacular weekly beach parties at our trendy restaurant beach club “Alex” and international gourmet live cooking stations. We are also expanding our magnitude in Cairo with the opening of Hyatt Regency Cairo West, located only 5 kilometers away from the new Grand Egyptian Museum and overlooking the Great Pyramids of Giza offering modern presidential suites with a direct Pyramids’ view. It is also part of Pyramids Heights Business Park that includes ultra-modern European food hall with live cooking stations, an array of best-in-class F&B varieties and a brand 360 degrees ball room equipped with the latest facilities. The Nikkei Japanese-Peru Fusion which is a modern, first-rate and superior restaurant offering an unparalleled dining experience will also be part of our exclusive facilities. Moreover, our lavish and world-class spa center that offers tranquility treatments one could ever wish for! The hotel’s centerpiece is our fancy bar as well as the masterpiece glass piano which is a whole new of level of extravagant entertainment and uniqueness.