The Area - El Zamalek
El Zamalek is a central location in western Cairo on the northern part of Gezira Island in the Nile River.
An upscale neighborhood full of foreign dignitaries (most foreign embassies).
A variety of charming antique stores, bookstores, restaurants, cafes, shops, and hotels representing the best that cosmopolitan Egypt has to offer.
Congress Venue - Marriott Hotel
History of the Palace:
- Receive the royal treatment as you step into the lobby of this luxury hotel
- Originally a palace built by Khedive Ismail in 1869 during the Suez Canal inauguration celebrations to host the French Empress Eugenie and her husband Napoleon III
It was the venue of the first performance of Verdi’s Opera Aida.
Gala Dinner Venue - Fairmont Nile City
On the banks of the famed river Nile, the city of Cairo is the center of Egyptian culture and commerce and like the city itself, Fairmont Nile City with its sweeping panoramas of the river Nile and the Pyramids in the distance offers a delightful series of contrasts between Cairo’s beauty and its history.
The Fairmont Nile City has been a location for various movie and TV shoots, it also hosted some famous guests; Lucy Liu, Samuel L. Jackson and Salma Hayek.