Sumitomo JV wins Kempinski Cairo deal
Cairo, September 29, 2013
Summit Technology Solutions (STS), a joint venture between Sumitomo and Egyptian Investment & Development, has won a EGP19 million ($2.74 million) to complete an integrated IP network solution project for Kempinski Royal Maxim Palace in New Cairo.
The project began last September and since then STS has installed a complete IP network solution for Kempinski, the oldest luxury hotel group in Europe running 75 five-star hotels in 31 countries.
The technology solution aligns with Kempinski Hotel’s standards of top quality and exclusive service for its clients. In addition, it offers the latest technology which may be integrated with other available systems.
With its Swedish unique design and timeless elegancy, Kempinski Royal Maxim Palace has been constructed by Royal Maxim Holding on a total area of 25,000 sq m.
The real estate company provides luxurious standards and unrivalled facilities, and is transforming Egypt’s landscape with ground-breaking projects.
STS had installed a complete integrated IP network via the implementation of cutting-edge solutions, including Cisco switches, routing, security, Wi-Fi access points, VoIP phones, IPTV, IPCCTV, building management systems and fire alarm solutions.
These first-class solutions were installed with the help of STS Technology’s partners, including Cisco Solutions, Locatel Solutions, Samsung and Siemens.
Marten Schwass, the general manager of Kempinski Royal Maxim Palace, said the hospitality group was constantly looking for new ways to develop its hotels and provide guests with the highest possible standard of service.
"Our work with Summit Holding will enhance our processes, which will undoubtedly transfer to our guests. Our ultimate objective is to restore Egypt's position as a leading tourist destination, and we hope we can by continuously upgrading our services," stated Mchwass.
Commenting on the win, Magda Sabee, the chairperson of Summit Holding, said: "We are delighted to provide top-notch services to Kempinski Hotel, with its long-standing history for more than 110 years of exceptional expertise, while offering its guests top quality and exclusive services in the hospitality sector."
"We are also proud to be a part of the hospitality industry's efforts to attract more tourists to our great country," he added.-TradeArabia News Service