Confirming its expansion plan in Morocco, Radisson Group adds 7 new properties to its portfolio with 1600 rooms.
A target of 15 hotels in operation in Morocco by 2025
In partnership with Madaef, Raddison Blu aquiere 7 properties, residences and resorts, located in the tourist regions, Al Hoceima, Saidia and Taghazout, 4 of which will open their doors in July 2021.
Elie Younes, Executive Vice President & Chief Development Officer EMEA, Radisson Hotel Group, says: “We are delighted to announce this portfolio of seven new hotels, as it not only accelerates our growing presence in Morocco, but also reaffirms our commitment towards the country and its future. Morocco is Africa’s number-one tourism destination in terms of foreign arrivals as a bridge between Europe and Africa and is a priority market for our African development strategy because of its vast potential of Morocco. We remain committed to the country’s Royal Vision, Morocco’s new campaign to promote national as well as international tourism development. We would like to thank our business partners for their trust in our brands and teams as we look forward to opening these world-class properties across Morocco together.”
- Radisson Blu Resort, Al Hoceima
Opening this month, the 432-room resort, surrounded by a local reserve, will offer guests a coastal recreation experience with direct beach access and a multitude of water activities.
- Radisson Blu Residences, Al Hoceima
The new 142-unit property, which also opens this month, will offer contemporary one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments. Residents will also have access to the property's three swimming pools and will be able to take advantage of the many facilities at the adjacent Radisson Blu Resort, Al Hoceima.
- Radisson Blu Resort, Saïdia beach
Scheduled to welcome its first guests this month, the 397-room resort will be centrally located next to the marina, offering guests direct access to the beach and a wide range of facilities.
- Radisson Blu Resort, Saïdia Garden
Opening in the second quarter of 2022, the converted 150-room resort will welcome guests with its standard rooms and superior suites. Guests will not only have access to the fitness center, all-day restaurant and bar, but will also be able to enjoy the facilities of the adjacent Radisson Blu Resort, Saidia Beach.
- Radisson Blu Residences, Saïdia
With 192 units including standard apartments and standard suites, the renovated property is scheduled to open in the second quarter of 2022 and will feature an all-day restaurant, two specialty restaurants, as well as a lounge, snacks and bars. Guests will be able to enjoy the property's wellness facilities, as well as those of the adjacent Radisson Blu Resort, Saidia Beach.
- Radisson Blu Resort, Taghazout Bay Surf Village
The fourth hotel in the portfolio to open this month is the Radisson Blu Resort, Taghazout Bay Surf Village, which will include a variety of accommodations for families. It will also have a wide range of facilities and dining options.
- Radisson Residences Taghazout Bay
On track to open in the first quarter of 2023, the new 208-unit property will feature two- and three-bedroom apartments and will also offer guests access to its outdoor pool.
Ramsay Rankoussi, Vice President, Development, Africa & Turkey, Radisson Hotel Group, says: “This diverse portfolio which consists of four converted and three new-build resorts and residences spread across Al Hoceima, Saïdia, and Taghazout, reinforces our serviced apartments as well as our global resort offerings. Complementing our existing properties in Marrakech and Casablanca, these new properties also cement the presence of our flagship Radisson Blu brand, as well as the footprint of our fast-growing, upscale Radisson brand in Africa. The addition of these hotels, reinforced with the opening of four, has certainly catapulted and diversified our presence in this key market, which we look forward to continue rapidly expanding within.”