Morocco hotels prepare for a tourist boom
Tourism, one of Morocco's main sources of revenue, is likely to increase as the government looks to boost visitor numbers to 10 million by 2010, up from 6.5 million last year.
With easy access for millions of Middle East visitors who enjoy the beaches and local markets for which Morocco is famous, the country’s expected tourist arrivals are putting pressure on the hotel industry to build more and better accommodation.
“Morocco has always been a natural attraction for travelers from around the world looking for an exotic and culturally-rich experience, but now visitors to one of Africa’s most famous cities are in demand of luxury accommodation and fine dining options,” said Thierry Bertin, Area Director of Marketing – Middle East, Hyatt International Hotels and Resorts.
After a recent refurbishment, Hyatt Regency Casablanca is rapidly becoming one of the leading hotels in the country, being ideally situated in the centre of the legendary city of Casablanca, the business and financial hub of Morocco.
With the lobby and façade recently renovated, Hyatt Regency Casablanca continues to offer elegance in design in addition to providing deluxe comfort to its clients. As part of the hotel’s overall renovation, all the rooms have been modified with top of the line bedding and plasma TV screens together with new carpets throughout the hotel. The hotel’s recent renovation underlines Hyatt’s importance in offering guests the highest quality level in hospitality throughout the region.
A brief stroll from the seafront promenade, Hyatt Regency Casablanca is an urban oasis that contains 255 guestrooms, including 11 Junior, 19 Executive and two Royal Suites, offering spacious comfort in a refined setting, allowing guests to relax and unwind in complete comfort.
Hyatt Regency Casablanca offers a tantalizing choice of cuisine and entertainment in the hotel’s five restaurants and bars; the ideal set of venues for fine dining or dancing the night away.
Café M is a modern Brasserie surprising in its relaxing and comfortable atmosphere. In a contemporary decor of natural woods, leather and chrome, Café M’s Chef offers innovative “fusion” cuisine using seasonal products.
Dar Beïda is a traditional Moroccan restaurant offering a taste of Arabic culture. The food served at Dar Beida varies from tagine to pastilla, not forgetting all the different Moroccan salads and pastries. Every evening an Oriental orchestra, singers and a belly dancer entertain guests in true Moroccan style.
Les Bougainvillées: while enjoying Casablanca’s summer climate, take advantage of an exquisite pool and its outdoor restaurant, Les Bougainvillées, open for lunch and offering refreshing salads and Mediterranean dishes. Other facilities includes fitness centre Top Form Club, outdoor swimming pool, and four golf courses between 45 and 90 minutes from the hotel.
Hyatt Regency Casablanca also offers Middle East guests many local points of interest that are in close proximity to the hotel such as the Great Mosque Hassan II, one of the most spectacular in the world, and the downtown area of Casablanca that offers guests a mixture of different architectural styles from the 30’s and 40’s, lending Casablanca a unique cachet.