Cairo, Egypt – El Gouna, one of Orascom Development’s fully integrated sustainable towns, is introducing a new age of luxury travel in the Red Sea governorate with the launch of The Chedi El Gouna. Setting new standards for hospitality and comfort, this remarkable hotel offers guests unforgettable and remarkable experiences.

In line with El Gouna’s commitment to elevate the Egyptian tourism sector and create an unparalleled experience for customers, the town recently opened a luxury, world-class beachfront hotel: The Chedi El Gouna. El Gouna continues to expand its amenities while maintaining global standards of quality service and customer excellence.

Mohamed Amer, CEO of El Gouna, said, “The Chedi El Gouna caters to travelers seeking luxurious experiences at the Red Sea. Orascom Development and The Chedi have already proven to be well matched brands, with two existing The Chedi hotels in Orascom Development's European destinations of Andermatt in Switzerland, and Luštica Bay in Montenegro.”

He added, “El Gouna is growing with ever-expanding possibilities, a variety of facilities, hotels, and backed up by an experienced team. El Gouna is broadening horizons to bring extraordinary experiences that meet the needs of our diverse customers. With world-class services available, anything is possible in this vibrant town and that is why El Gouna is considered an attractive destination for Egyptians and tourists alike.”

Joachim Schmitt, CEO of Orascom Hotels Management, commented, “The Chedi is Orascom’s 18th hotel in El Gouna, adding luxury and quality to the thriving town by the Red Sea. Being part of the exclusive “Leading Hotel of the World“ association, it enhances El Gouna’s international hotel portfolio and offers a new level of hospitality within our destination.“

The Chedi brings luxury bliss and relaxation, a five-star beachfront property featuring majestic pools and cabanas situated along an exclusive 250m natural cove. Unparalleled tranquillity, with 82 modern yet warmly adorned rooms and suites. The Chedi El Gouna offers opulent spa, three restaurants to enjoy, along with fitness and activity areas. Adventurers can invigorate their senses with snorkelling, diving trips, parasailing or horseback riding amongst desert dunes.

It is worth noting that demand for hotels in El Gouna grew substantially in 2022, with occupancy for the full year reaching 70%. Foreigners represented 80% of the town’s hotel occupancy in 2022.


About El Gouna

El Gouna, one of Orascom Development’s fully integrated towns, has been the most prominent destination nestled on the Red Sea in an area of 36.9 million square meters for more than 30 years. The town encompasses 9,000 delivered residential units, 18 hotels, schools offering international and national curricula, an international hospital, start-up workspace facility, three marinas, two world-class golf courses, a culture & conference center, and an array of services. With a population of more than 20,000 residents, El Gouna is located near the city of Hurghada and only 20 mins away from Hurghada international airport.

About Orascom Hotels Management

Orascom Hotels Management is the hotels management arm of Orascom Development Group, incorporated to drive profits by leveraging the Group’s growing guest-room inventory, town infrastructure and tourism expertise. The portfolio consists of 35 operating hotels, comprising a total of more than 8,000 guest-rooms across five countries: Egypt, UAE, Oman, Montenegro, and Switzerland. Expansion plans include seven hotels in Montenegro, eight in Morocco, eight in Oman, three in Switzerland and three in Egypt. For more information, visit