Hotel Names New General Manager

Mr. Steven Kalczynski has been appointed Managing Director of The Sonesta Hotel & Casino, The Sonesta Collection’s luxury hotel.  With a career that spans over thirty years, Mr. Kalczynski has a wealth of luxury hospitality experience garnered at exceptional hotels and resorts across the globe.  In his new role, Mr. Kalczynski will be overseeing this historic property in Cairo. The hotel is scheduled to go through extensive restoration and renovation.  "I am delighted to be a part of The Sonesta Collection and I look forward to the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead," says Mr. Kalczynski. "The Sonesta Cairo & Casino is to me, synonymous with excellence in hospitality over the years. I look forward to raising the hotel to the highest level of service and comfort in Cairo."  Prior to his appointment as General Manager of The Sonesta Cairo, Mr. Kalczynski was with The Oberoi, Mumbai, and previously at The Ballantyne, part of Starwood"s Luxury Collection in Charlotte, North Carolina for almost five years which received a range of awards and accolades, including the Mobil Four Star Award and Starwood"s Tiffany Award for the highest ranking luxury hotel worldwide with overall quality scores in 2008 and 2009. He has also spent a significant amount of time with Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts and the Peninsula Group in China as well as Starwood in the United States.

The Sonesta Hotel, Tower & Casino Cairo is a contemporary 5-star 10-story luxury hotel, featuring 409 spacious guest rooms and suites surrounded by tropical landscaping. Located in Heliopolis business district, just minutes from Cairo's International Airport, and the Pyramids of Giza, Mohamed Ali Mosque, Sound and Light Show and the Museum of Cairo. Amenities include poolside bar, Grand Casino, full-service spa with a Turkish steam bath and fitness center. The hotel is home to several gourmet restaurants serving French, Italian, Japanese and Lebanese cuisine.

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