Mövenpick Hotels Resorts is set to serve boost a code participation in Africa with a proclamation of a third skill in Morocco. Mövenpick Hotel Palais Des Congrès, Marrakech will soothing open in Q4 2015.
Owned by Kuwait’s Al Ajial Asset Fund, a 501-room five-star skill will finish an endless restoration and enlargement programme, costing approximately US$69 million, before reopening underneath a Mövenpick Hotels Resorts brand.
The hotel is a 15-minute transport from a ancestral heart of Marrakech and only 15 minutes’ expostulate from Marrakech Menara Airport. Among a 501 guestrooms and suites will be family, business and executive rooms, as good as additional suites, that will be housed in a newly-built wing.
Moroccan architectural sum and orange tree gardens element convenience comforts such as a spa, gym, swimming pool and children’s pool. Seven dining and party venues will embody a signature Moroccan grill and nightclub.
“Although it is customarily compared with convenience tourism, Marrakech continues to be a heart for business and inducement travel. Owing to a world-class comforts within a hotel as good as during a Palais des Congrès, attracting MICE business generally from Europe, a Gulf states and a US will be a pivotal focus,” pronounced Alan O’Dea, Senior Vice President Africa, Mövenpick Hotels Resorts.
A dedicated opening connects a hotel to Morocco’s largest gathering centre, a eminent Palais des Congrès, that will also be operated by Mövenpick Hotels Resorts. It includes stretchable duty space of 5,600 block metres, muster building space of 2,700 block metres, dual auditoriums and outside eventuality areas.
O’Dea also remarked on a stability significance of a convenience transport sector. “Development of a city’s tourism tender is pivotal to a successful realization of His Majesty King Mohammed VI of Morocco’s Vision 2020 plan, that calls for an boost to 20 million tourists per year. Marrakech has prolonged been a ‘poster child’ for a country, with tourists captivated by a abounding history, overwhelming aged city and vicinity to Western Europe.” “Last year’s proclamation of a due new airfield for a city, ability enlargement during Marrakech Menara Airport, and a flourishing series of general oppulance hotel brands entering a market, are demonstrative of a city’s long-term tourism potential,” he added.
Marrakech was recently voted a world’s tip transport end for 2015 by TripAdvisor users. According to statistics of a Regional Tourism Council of Marrakech, 2014 tourism arrivals available year-on-year expansion of 6%.
Mövenpick Hotel Palais des Congrès, Marrakech will be a company’s third skill in Morocco, along with a Mövenpick Hotel Casino Malabata Tangier in further to Mövenpick Hotel Casablanca, that assimilated a portfolio final year.
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