Christmas & New Year’s Eve Joyous Festivities at the Cairo Marriott

4 Dec

The festive season will soon sweep over us with cheer and hope. Goals are set, promises renewed and a decent amount of food is consumed. For that, there are a few exciting events planned that will keep your joyous spirit high and your appetite satisfied!

A very Merry Christmas on the 24th and 25th December where many celebrations are ahead; from the Christmas treats at The Bakery like Santa Claus chocolate, cookies, Christmas cake, and a gingerbread house…to exceptional buffets at Omar’s Café on Christmas Eve for dinner and Christmas day for lunch to be the perfect start for the holidays.

On the New Year’s Eve many celebrations await to bid 2017 goodbye and welcome the New Year in style! For a dinner party, head to Ristorante Tuscany, Harry’s Pub, Torii, os Som3a Basha for meticulously crafted set menus.   The Empress Show Lounge will also have you entertained all night long with star performances, a DJ and a band. The next morning, grab your new year by the hand and go have your first breakfast of this new chapter at Promenade Café or Omar’s Café. If you partied at the Palace, a 30% discount will be given to you at the brunch buffet  that will be waiting for you at Promenade Café  to nibble on while writing your New Year’s resolutions.

 

Whatever your choice will be, rest assured that The Cairo Marriott Hotel will make sure you have a jolly good time, Happy Holidays!

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Crowning Event of Miss Egypt 2017 at The Cairo Marriott Hotel

28 Nov

Cairo Marriott has been a great supporter for initiatives that help promote Egypt as a touristic destination and as part of its continuous efforts; the hotel was a proud host for the crowning event of Miss Egypt 2017 in their palatial Aida Ballroom. The top 10 contestants were presented to the judges in an outstanding event organized by Director of Event4U, Hoda Aboud.

Iris Mittenaere, who was crowned Miss Universe in 2016 and the second French national to take the title, was one of the events judges. The Hotel’s Marketing Manager gave her an exclusive tour of the Palace and she was so impressed & intrigued by the historical facts of the Palace and even posed in front of a treasured historical artifact; the world’s first Arabic numerical clock located in Eugenie Salon.

فندق ماريوت القاهرة شريك منظمة تيدكس كايرو للمرأه“TEDX Cairo Women”

28 Nov

كجزء من مبادرات فندق ماريوت القاهره لخدمة المجتمع و أيضاً كجزء من فعاليات الشركة لدعم المرأه،  تعاون فندق ماريوت القاهرة مع مؤسسة تيدكس كايرو للمرأه بإستضافة مؤتمرها للسنة الثانية على التولي في قاعة صالون فير.

تديكس هي منظمة غير ربحية، تهدف إلى تنظيم الأحداث في أي مكان من أجل الاحتفاء بقصص النجاح أو الحكايات المبهرة، والتي تخرج من أصحابها على شكل فيديوهات تنشر بعد الحديث عنها على المسرح أمام عدد من الجمهور.

وأتي المؤتمر هذا العام بعنوان ” انكور” (Anchor) الذي يشير إلى جميع الأماكن أو الأشخاص أو الأشياء الذين يجعلونا نشعر بالانتماء لمجتمعنا ويعطينا شعور الاستقرار والأمان.

كانت جميع المحدثات ملهمة جداً منها محادثة المذيع المشهور شريف مدكور وكان هناك أيضاً العديد من العروض الفنية منها المغني أبو والمنتجة فاطمة عبد السلام. وقامت الممثلة جيلان علاء بادخال السرور والبهجة على جميع الحاضرين بعرضها “البايرة.”

لمشاهدة الفيديوهات و الإستماع إلى القصص ترقب موقع TEDx Cairo Women  لنشر الفديوهات.

The Cairo Marriott, a proud partner of TEDx Cairo Women

20 Nov

The Cairo Marriott is a firm believer in the vision of TED and decided to continue it’s support by partnering up with TEDx Cairo Women for the second year in a row hosting the talks in their palatial Salon Vert of the Palace as part of their ongoing “Spirit to Serve” activities to support women empowerment.

TEDx events are often synonymous with inspiration. In each of the distinct TEDx talks held across Cairo lies a revelation that, sitting in the crowd, you are left wondering how you lived your life before it. The emotion of the speaker, the dedication and their command of the room only shows the surface of the hard work the speaker’s put in training.

This years theme was “Anchor” which portrays the places, people, or things that make us feel connected to our community.  Your anchor is the thing that feeds your soul and helps you feel settled and grounded.

Not only were the amazing speeches extremely inspiring including one by the famous radio presenter Sherif Madkour but it was also full of artistic performances by singer, Abu, and filmmaker, Fatma Abd Alsalam. Actress and Content producer, Gilan Alaa also added laughter among the audience with her hilarious stand-up comedy performance.

The speakers were able to bring the audience from tears to laughter and back again throughout the talks. Every single speaker had a strong and inspiring message that surely moved and will continue to motivate anyone who sees them.

Stay tuned to see all the videos that will soon unravel on the TEDx Cairo Women website; they are truly worth the wait.

ماريوت القاهرة يرعى رالي تحدي عبور مصر للسنة الرابعة على التوالي ﻣﻥ ﺃﺟﻝ ﺗﻧﺷﻳﻁ ﺍﻟﺳﻳﺎﺣﻪ

25 Oct

6 ﺳﻧﻭﺍﺕ ﺍﻧﻘﺿﺕ ﻣﻧﺫ إطلاق أﺷﻬﺭ ﺭﺍﻟﻰ ﺩﺭﺍﺟﺎﺕ ﻧﺎﺭﻳﻪ ﻓﻰ ﻣﺻﺭ – ﺭﺍﻟﻰ ﺗﺣﺩﻯ ﻋﺑﻭﺭ ﻣﺻﺭ ﻭ ﺍﻟﺫﻯ إنطلق ﺍﻟﻣﻭﺳﻡ ﺍﻟﺳﺎبع ﻣﻧﻪ ﻓﻰ ﺃﻛﺗﻭﺑﺭ ﻫﺫﺍ ﺍﻟﻌﺎﻡ ﻟﺗﻧﺷﻳﻁ ﺍﻟﺳﻳﺎﺣﻪ الوافدة إلى مصر ﻭ ﻹﺛﺑﺎﺕ ﺃﻥ ﻣﺻﺭ ﻣﺎ ﺯﺍﻟﺕ ﺗﺗﻣﺗﻊ ﺑﺄﻣﻧﻬﺎ ﺍﻟﺫﻯ ﻁﺎﻟﻣﺎ ﺇﺷﺗﻬﺭﺕ ﺑﻪ.

ﺑﺩﺃ ﺍﻟﻣﻭﺳﻡ ﺍﻟﺟﺩﻳﺩ ﻣﻥ ﺭﺍﻟﻰ ﺗﺣﺩﻱ ﻋﺑﻭﺭ ﻣﺻﺭ ﻓﻲ 12 ﺃﻛﺗﻭﺑﺭ 2017 ﻭاﺳﺗﻣﺭ ﻟﻣﺩﺓ ﻋﺷﺭﺓ ﺃﻳﺎﻡ ﻭﺗﻛﻭﻥ ﺧﻁ ﺳﻳﺭ ﺍﻟﻣﻭﺳﻡ ﺍﻟﺟﺩﻳﺩ ﻣﻥ 8 ﻣﺭﺍﺣﻝ ﻣﺧﺗﻠﻔﻪ و ﺑﺈﺟﻣﺎﻟﻲ ﻣﺳﺎﻓﺔ ﻗﺩﺭﻫﺎ 2490 ﻛﻳﻠﻭﻣﺗﺭﺍً.

 

ﺗﺣﺩﻱ ﻋﺑﻭﺭ ﻣﺻﺭ ﻫﻭ ﺭﺍﻟﻰ ﺩﻭﻟﻰ ﻟﻘﻳﺎﺩﺓ ﺍﻟﺩﺭﺍﺟﺎﺕ ﺍﻟﻧﺎﺭﻳﻪ ﻭ ﺩﺭﺍﺟﺎﺕ ﺍﻟﻔﺳﺑﺎ ﺍﻟﺻﻐﻳﺭﺓ ﻋﺑﺭ ﺃﻛﺛﺭ ﺍﻟﻁﺭﻕ ﺗﺣﺩﻳًﺎ ﻭﺻﻌﻭﺑﺔ ﻓﻲ ﻣﺻﺭ . ﻭ ﻳﻣﺛﻝ ﺍﻟﺗﺣﺩﻯ ﻣﻐﺎﻣﺭﻩ ﺧﻼﺑﻪ ﻟﻣﺣﺑﻰ ﺭﻛﻭﺏ ﺍﻟﺩﺭﺍﺟﺎﺕ ﺍﻟﻧﺎﺭﻳﻪ ﻭ ﺍﻟﺳﻔﺭ. ﻭ ﻳﻌﺗﺑﺭ ﺍﻟﺭﺍﻟﻰ ﺍﻟﻭﺣﻳﺩ ﺍﻟﻣﻧﻅﻡ ﻣﻥ ﻧﻭﻋﻪ ﻓﻰ ﺍﻟﺷﺭﻕ ﺍﻷﻭﺳﻁ. وكان فندق ماريوت القاهرة هو الفندق الرسمي للرالي حيث خصصت  ثلاثة درجات تحمل شعار ماريوت القاهرة في العام الرابع على التوالي لدعم ماريوت القاهرة للرالي.

 

إنطلق ﺍﻟﺭﺍﻟﻲ ﻫﺫﺍ ﺍﻟﻌﺎﻡ ﻣﻥ ﺃﻛﺑﺭ ﻣﺩﻥ ﺍﻟﺑﺣﺭ ﺍﻟﻣﺗﻭﺳﻁ ﺍﻟﺳﺎﺣﻠﻳﺔ؛ ﻣﺩﻳﻧﺔ ﺍﻹﺳﻛﻧﺩﺭﻳﺔ، ﻭ اﺗﺟﻪ ﺟﻧﻭﺑﺎ لينتهي في ﺍﻟﻌﺎﺻﻣﻪ – ﺍﻟﻘﺎﻫﺭﻩ، وﻟﻳﺧﺗﺗﻡ ﺍﻟﺭﺍﻟﻰ ﻣﻭﺳﻣﻪ ﺍﻟﺳابع ﻓﻲ ﺍﻟﻣﻛﺎﻥ ﺍﻷﻛﺛﺭ تاريخة ﺑﻣﺻﺭ؛ ﺗﺣﺕ ﺳﻔﺢ ﺃﻫﺭﺍﻣﺎﺕ ﺍﻟﺟﻳﺯﺓ ﺍﻟﻌﻅﻳﻣﺔ.

Cairo Marriott Sponsors Cross Egypt Challenge for the 4th year in a row to promote the destination!

25 Oct

6 years have passed since the start of Egypt’s one-of-a-kind motorcycle and scooter rally, Cross Egypt Challenge. This October, the seventh season of the famous rally took place in a continuous effort to promote tourism and to prove that Egypt is safe for travels.
Cross Egypt Challenge is a unique cross-country rally on motorcycles and scooters. It is the ultimate adventure for those who love adventure travel and extreme sports. The 2017 season started on October 12th and lasted for 10 days and it included 8 stages that consisted of a total distance of 2,490 km.

 

The Cairo Marriott is the official hotel sponsor having their three Marriott branded scooters joining the challenge! For the fourth year in a row, Cairo Marriott chooses to support Cross Egypt Challenge year after year because of its eagerness to promote the destination; Egypt.

 

The challenge began from the Mediterranean’s largest seaport city, Alexandria then headed east to Port Said, one of Egypt’s most busy port cities and the gate to Africa, with the final destination being Cairo to end the season under the great Pyramids of Giza!
With a carefully planned route, the 2017 season of Cross Egypt Challenge included a fine and endurance track that passed through many of Egypt’s finest spots including modern cities, coastal resorts, historical sites, Egyptian Eastern desert and Egypt’s Nile Valley.

Brunching at the Palace!

25 Oct

The BBQ Brunch is making a great comeback at The Cairo Marriott Hotel! There are those times when you feel like you need to let the world melt away and just enjoy the moment. Whether you want to get lost in a conversation with friends or treat your family to a great day out, The Garden Promenade Café is your desired Friday brunch destination.

The open-air venue has been one of Cairo Marriott’s landmarks for many years. The Promenade has been an attraction due to the beautiful surroundings like the Palatial arches and lush gardens, it instantly feels like you’re brunching right in the heart of history.  The scrumptious variety of food will surely set your weekend right! From the widest selection of cheeses to the fresh taste of barbeque, to an endless assortment of pastries and sweets, there’s nothing missing from what your heart and taste buds could possibly desire.

Take some much needed time with family & friends every Friday from 2pm to 6pm; between the beautiful gardens, breezy weather, delicious food and live jazz tunes, you will find yourself refreshed and energized.