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The Oberoi Group promises unparalleled luxury on the Nile onboard The Oberoi Philae

New Delhi, 14th January 2016 : The Oberoi Group announced that The Oberoi Philae, Luxury Nile Cruiser, Egypt will sail between Aswan and Luxor, offering a four and six night itinerary. The Group already operates another luxury cruiser, The Oberoi Zahra, and will be increasing its presence on the Nile with The Oberoi Philae.

Adding to the luxury provided by The Oberoi Zahra, The Oberoi Philae will offer guests unrivalled views of the River Nile, as they experience the legendary Oberoi service and explore 5,000 years of Egyptian culture.

Mr. P.R.S. Oberoi, Executive Chairman, The Oberoi Group said, "We are pleased to present The Oberoi Philae, Luxury Nile Cruiser which offers the highest standards of luxury and hospitality. The Oberoi Group has been consistently recognised as amongst the best in the world, and I am confident that The Oberoi Philae, Luxury Nile Cruiser will continue this tradition and offer travellers an unparalleled experience on the Nile".

Mr. Mahmoud Nourelden, Boat Manager, The Oberoi Philae, Luxury Nile Cruiser added, "The luxury Nile cruiser will offer the discerning traveller an oasis of tranquility with service which is warm, intuitive and personalised. We are confident that the cruiser will add tangible value to the hospitality sector in the Egypt."

The luxury cruiser will feature some of the most spacious accommodation on the Nile. The 22 luxuriously appointed Cabins and Suites feature large French windows that offer picturesque views of the River Nile. The cruiser also incorporates the latest technology including high speed WiFi.

The restaurant offers extraordinary culinary options of Western, Asian and Middle Eastern cuisine with uninterrupted views of the Nile. At the Upper Deck, home to a temperature-controlled swimming pool, guests can enjoy lunch, light meals and snacks at the poolside restaurant. The cruiser is also home to a chic bar and cigar lounge which is furnished with intimate tables, a dance floor and a state-of-the-art movie theatre.

The 24-hour gymnasium offers stunning views to accompany a workout, as does The Oberoi Spa.

The Oberoi Philae, luxury Nile Cruiser gives travellers the added opportunity to experience the group's award winning hospitality making it the preferred choice for discerning leisure travellers.

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About The Oberoi Group

The Oberoi Group, which was founded in 1934, operates 30 luxury hotels in several countries, two luxury Nile Cruisers, and a Motor Vessel in the backwaters of Kerala under the luxury 'Oberoi' brand. The Group is also engaged in flight catering, airport restaurants, travel and tour services, car rentals, project management and corporate air charters. |

About Oberoi Hotels & Resorts

Oberoi Hotels & Resorts are synonymous the world over for providing the right blend of service, luxury and quiet efficiency. Internationally acclaimed for all-round excellence and unparalleled levels of service, Oberoi Hotels & Resorts have received innumerable awards and accolades.

A distinctive feature of the Group's hotels is their highly motivated and well trained staff who provides exceptionally attentive, personalised and warm service. The Group's luxury hotels have established a reputation for redefining the paradigm of luxury and excellence in service amongst hotels around the world.

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