BRUXELLES. Action de Dividende. green, black. #17000. No 453. Fine large share of this hotel, still there today and well-known to people arriving at Cairo airport, since it is beside the road into the city. Wide vignette of the hotel and its gardens. Full details of other Cairo property owned by the company are onthe reverse of the certificate. The hotel had a fine view of the Nile Valley, and the pyramids on the far side. Its four floors have 400 rooms. At its best it was one of the world's most luxurious hotels, and was fully booked for the winter season by wealthy visitors from Europe. It was one of the main features of the Heliopolis dream of the Belgian Baron Empain. Associated with it was the Cairo Electric Railways and Heliopolis Oasis Company, formed 1905 to bring a tramway service to Heliopolis.
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