AccorHotels expands its luxury footprint in Africa
AccorHotels announced the signing of a hotel management agreement with New Mauritius Hotels Limited, one of the oldest and largest owning and management hospitality companies based in Mauritius. The new agreement will see AccorHotels relaunch the existing property under the Fairmont Hotels a Resorts brand in May 2017. The reflagging will mark a major step for the luxury brand in Africa.
Located near Marrakech, Fairmont Royal Palm Marrakech offers 134 guestrooms and suites, and 10 Prince villas. The hotel also boasts unmatched resort amenities including a 18-hole golf course created by renowned architect Cabell B. Robinson.
Olivier Granet, Chief Operating Officer and Managing Director, AccorHotels Middle East & Africa said : “Morocco is a strategic market for us and one in which we are witnessing solid growth and momentum. With 37 hotels currently within our portfolio, we look forward to complementing the country’s already robust tourism development plan, and to reinforce our global development objective for Africa overall by doubling our network to reach 200 hotels.”