To commemorate three decades of success, as well as the inauguration of the Semiramis Spa & Fitness Centre, a beautiful cake-cutting ceremony led by Sheikh Saud Abdul Aziz Abdullah Al-Sulaiman, Vice Chairman Semiramis Hotels Co. on behalf of H.E . Sheikh Abdul Aziz Abdullah Al-Sulaiman, Chairman and Founder of Semiramis Hotels Co., Paul Jeanbart, Board and Founding Member, Semiramis Hotels Co., Pascal Gauvin, Managing Director India, Middle East and Africa, InterContinental Hotels Group and Sameh Sobhy, General Manager, Semiramis InterContinental Cairo, marked this grandiose evening.
Celebrations started with the Semiramis InterContinental’s celebratory video, showcasing the iconic property’s history, dating back to 1907 which marked the historical Semiramis Hotel’s inauguration, followed by the Semiramis InterContinental Cairo’s opening in 1987 leading up to the present day, succeeded by Sobhy’s welcome speech. During the latter, he expressed his thanks and gratitude to H.E. Sheikh Abdul Aziz Abdullah Al Sulaiman, Chairman Semiramis Hotels Co. for the pivotal role he played within the tourism and hospitality sector in Egypt.
The program included a stellar lineup of international and top-notch local performances, with Ahmed Essam’s fire show taking the lead, followed by Okasha’s smooth tunes and Carolina K’s catchy beats and songs.
Guests enjoyed epic Nile views as they indulged in various bites from around the globe, courtesy of the property’s eleven award-winning, signature restaurants, which were elegantly re-created and displayed at the venue. Private walk-through tours of the state-of-the-art Semiramis Spa & Fitness Centre added an unbeatable touch of flair to this historic event.
Attendees included ambassadors, members from various diplomatic entities, businessmen and prominent society figures in addition to celebrities and media personalities who were welcomed by Sheikh Saud Abdul Aziz Abdullah Al-Sulaiman, Vice Chairman Semiramis Hotels Co. along with various Board Members, Pascal Gauvin, Managing Director India, Middle East and Africa, InterContinental Hotels Group, Bastien Blanc, Vice President Operations—Middle East, InterContinental Hotels Group and Sameh Sobhy, General Manager, Semiramis InterContinental Cairo.