Morocco set to be the 'it' Destination in 2010, Predict Octopus Travel

Published March 22nd, 2010 - 04:16 GMT

With the news that the hotly-anticipated Sex and The City sequel is set to take place in Morocco, Octopus Travel are today promoting Marrakech as an ideal destination for a short break or full holiday with friends.
The sequel will see the girls leave New York for an exotic trip to Morocco, where they will walk through the dunes of the Sahara Desert, lunch under the shade of a Bedouin tent and party the night away alongside belly dancers at a local nightclub.

Filming was recently completed at the truly opulent Amanjena Hotel in Marrakech, part of the Aman Resorts collection of hotels, all of which promise to deliver "beautiful natural location, outstanding facilities, exceptional service and a small number of rooms to ensure exclusivity and privacy."

British-Iranian actor and comedian Omid Djalili is set to play the hotels Moroccan owner, while Penelope Cruz, Liza Minnelli and Miley Cyrus are all expected to make cameos.

A spokesperson for Octopus Travel, online booking agents who offer Marrakech hotels (, said "Sex and The City 2 is going to do wonders for raising Morocco's profile as an exotic holiday destination. With its abundance of luxurious hotels, restaurants and bars, all within an exotic North African setting, Morocco could well become the 'it' destination for 'it' girls in 2010."

About Octopus Travel

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