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first_imgGo back to the e-newsletter >Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. has announced the debut of the Westin brand in Egypt, with the opening of The Westin Soma Bay Golf Resort & Spa. Owned by Cascades Hotel Company Soma Bay, the year-round resort is situated at the highest point of the Soma Bay peninsula in Egypt’s Red Sea Riviera and sits at the centre of the 18-hole championship golf course designed by Gary Player.“As a coveted resort destination for global travellers, who are increasingly seeking wellness when they travel for leisure, the Red Sea Riviera is the perfect location to introduce the Westin brand in Egypt,” said Brian Povinelli, Global Brand Leader, Westin Hotels & Resorts. “The resort’s natural surroundings and rich amenities coupled with Westin’s innovative brand programmes are sure to leave guests feeling better than when they arrived.”The Westin Soma Bay Golf Resort & Spa offers 166 guestrooms and suites, with views of the fairways, the Red Sea and rich desert landscape. The resort grounds also offer guests an ideal place for relaxation and recreation: a rejuvenating swim in the outdoor pool and deck, an invigorating workout at the 24-hour Westin WORKOUT Fitness Studio, or a leisurely walk at the adjacent beach. Guests also have access to the idyllic Cascades Spa & Thalasso, recognised as the best spa in Egypt and one of the region’s most expansive. Spanning 7432sqm, the spa features a saltwater lap pool as well as 65 treatment rooms that provide traditional massages and beauty treatments as well as the latest technology for aesthetic treatments and hydrotherapy.“Westin Soma Bay Golf Resort & Spa not only strengthens our portfolio in the region but also helps meet the demand for high-calibre lodging in the Red Sea Area,” said Michael Wale, President, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Europe, Africa and Middle East. “This opening further reiterates the success of Starwood’s conversion friendly strategy and the agility to have independent hotels quickly and efficiently join our system.”Go back to the e-newsletter >last_img