December 2, 2022

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DoubleTree brand moves into Morocco

Still left to right: Zaid Ali (chairman of Marina Agadir) and Jochem Jan Sleiffer (president Center East, Africa, Turkey at Hilton) – Imagery © 2022 Hilton.

Hilton has signed an settlement with Marina Agadir to open an upscale lodge in summer 2023.

DoubleTree by Hilton Marina Agadir Lodge & Residences marks Hilton’s entry to the town of Agadir, as perfectly as the introduction of the DoubleTree by Hilton brand name to Morocco.

Branded lodge probable

Throughout a new go to to Morocco, Patrick Fitzgibbon, senior vice president, growth, EMEA, Hilton, said: “Hilton’s hospitality has a superb legacy in Morocco, and we are very pleased to be developing our portfolio here with 9 accommodations investing or underneath advancement. The Moroccan debut of DoubleTree by Hilton in Agadir demonstrates the opportunity for branded motels in destinations across the region – as we partner with buyers to grow our portfolio and global visitor arrivals continue to improve.”

Positioned as part of Marina Agadir undertaking and overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, DoubleTree by Hilton Marina Agadir Lodge & Residences will present immediate access to the beach and will element 228 guestrooms, suites, and serviced flats. In the speedy vicinity of the resort, in the marina space, are outlets, restaurants, and cafes. The resort is also close to the historic website of Oufella Ruins.

Zaid Ali, chairman of Marina Agadir, stated: “As tourism continues to create in Morocco, we are happy to companion with Hilton to open a DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Agadir. The lodge is in a primary location in Marina Agadir and will greatly enhance the over-all visitor knowledge with the entire world-renowned DoubleTree by Hilton manufacturer, as perfectly as terrific dining, occasions and leisure facilities.”

Eating outlet wide variety

The web-site will attribute an all-working day eating cafe with out of doors terrace, seize and go outlet, and four lounges/bars – like at the pool and beach front place. The lodge will offer meeting area across four meeting rooms – as properly as a physical fitness centre, kids club and comprehensive-services spa.

Shawn McAteer, world-wide head, DoubleTree by Hilton, reported: “It is a delight to see DoubleTree by Hilton fulfill Moroccan hospitality as we sign our very first lodge in Morocco. For a lot more than 50 several years, DoubleTree by Hilton has been renowned for offering a heat welcome to company all-around the earth and we look forward to extending that welcome to even much more company and leisure travellers with this new home in Marina Agadir.”

DoubleTree by Hilton Marina Agadir Lodge & Residences will be positioned 27 kilometres from Agadir Al Massira Airport (AGA) and around 10 kilometres from the preferred coastal place of Taghazout.

Hilton presently operates four hotels in Morocco: Hilton Tanger Metropolis Centre Lodge & Residences, Hilton Tangier Al Houara Resort & Spa, Hilton Backyard garden Inn Tanger Metropolis Centre and Hilton Garden Inn Casablanca Sud which opened in April 2022. With five inns underneath improvement in locations throughout the place, Hilton expects to open up Conrad Rabat Arzana and Hilton Taghazout Bay later on in 2022.