Sonesta Beach Resort Sharm El Sheikh Receives Clef D'or Award

The Sonesta Beach Resort & Casino has been accepted as the first hotel in Sharm El Sheikh to be a member of the prestigious Clef d'Or in Paris.  Congratulations to Mr. Mohamed Shouky as the head of the hotel concierge team, and a key element in this international recognition.

Clef d'Or (Golden Key), a name familiar to any international traveller accustomed to staying in the grand hotels of the world. The aim of the Clefs d'Or Association is to help improve and maintain the quality of service provided by Concierge staff in their hotels and to ensure that this little appreciated profession is given the valued recognition it deserves.

The strategic position of the Clefs d'Or Concierge in a hotel which places him in the receiving end of all sorts of problems and communications, thus enabling him to play a predominant role in the welcome and assistance of the hotel guests.   To become members of the Association, applicants must have five years' experience as Concierges in a hotel of good standing and be proposed and seconded by two active members of the Clefs d'Or.

The Sonesta Beach Resort is a 520 room, 5-star property located on famed Naama Bay, overlooking the Red Sea, South Sinai's desert and mountains. The resort is a 10-minute drive from Sharm El Sheikh International Airport and a 50-minute flight from Cairo. The resort is designed with distinctive dome ceilings and Arabic archways to reflect the characteristics of a traditional Arabic village. Guest room amenities include private balcony or patio, television with digital satellite programming, mini-bar, individual climate control, in-room safe, hair dryer, direct-dial telephone and wireless Internet access. Resort amenities include gourmet Italian, Egyptian and Oriental restaurants, pool and beach bars, and several casual cafes, 7 swimming pools, beachfront and poolside massage, dive center, tennis and recreation center, healthclub and water sports are all available on property.

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