Thomas Cook has confirmed that it will open two hotels in Egypt’s El Gouna as part of its efforts to tap tourism demand to the North African country.
Opening in August 2019, the Cook’s Club will be the sixth property to open this year across the world, while the Casa Cook, which will open in October, will be the fifth hotel in the portfolio.
The Cook’s Club will comprise 144 rooms with twin and double rooms, all with outside space. The Casa Cook will feature 100 rooms and has an “Arabic-themed” designs and interiors.
Thomas Cook’s chief of tour operating Will Waggott flagged up that bookings from its customers were up 15% for Summer 2019 and 57% for Winter 2019/20, compared to last year.
“Egypt is proving really popular among our Thomas Cook Group customers,” said Waggott. “Our new Cook’s Club and Casa Cook will be great additions to our holiday offering and will appeal to golfers and water sports enthusiasts, as well as those looking for some winter sun at a great price.”