Four Seasons Hotel Casablanca, a new oceanside hotel in Morocco’s largest city, is celebrating its grand opening with its first guests. The 186-room Hotel cascades down toward the Atlantic, providing a luxurious retreat inspired by ocean waves and kissed by cool breezes.
Marriott International, in partnership with Sunshine Business, has opened Africa’s first Marriott Executive Apartments in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The Marriott Executive Apartments Addis Ababa will appeal to both business and family travellers with 108 fully serviced apartments offering space, ambience and the privacy of residential living enabling a comfortable stay away from home.
Carlson Rezidor is anticipated to open its first Radisson Blu Hotel in Nairobi in late 2015, with the property becoming Rezidor’s flagship hotel in East Africa. The hotel will have 271 bedrooms and feature a health club, spa and over 1,400 square metres of conference space. Nairobi has one of the fastest growing economies on the continent and is seen by Carlson Rezidor as the gateway to rest of Africa.
Hyatt Hotels has opened Park Hyatt Zanzibar, marking the first ever Hyatt hotel on the idyllic East African island and the 36th Park Hyatt hotel worldwide. Park Hyatt Zanzibar reflects the intimate and understated elegance of the Park Hyatt brand while embracing the rich culture, heritage and historical significance of Zanzibar’s unique Stone Town. Park Hyatt Zanzibar is situated on the beachfront in Stone Town, the historical centre of the city and a designated UNESCO Heritage site.
Minor Hotel Group has added a resort on the Indian Ocean island of Zanzibar in Tanzania. Currently operating as Essque Zalu Zanzibar, MHG has recently taken over the management contract and the property will be transformed into a Per AQUUM resort by the end of 2015. MHG already has a strong presence in Tanzania, operating two spas in addition to six properties that are part of Elewana Collection.
The idyllic East African island of Zanzibar is set to extend a warm welcome to the Hyatt family with the opening of Park Hyatt Zanzibar in March 2015. Setting precedent as the first Hyatt hotel in Zanzibar, Park Hyatt Zanzibar will reflect the intimate and understated elegance of the Park Hyatt brand while embracing the rich culture, heritage and historical significance of the hotel’s location.