Marriott continues Africa expansion


Marriott International has signed three new deals in Morocco, Ghana and Liberia.

Anticipated to open in 2024, the St. Regis Marrakech Resort in Morocco will be a part of the Assoufid Golf Resort and include 80 rooms and villas.

The offering will include six dining options, a spa, pool, fitness centre, and the 18-hole Assoufid Golf Club course.

Residence Inn by Marriott Accra Kotoka Airport is projected to open in 2023.

The 12-storey hotel will consist of 160 spacious suites with separate living, working and sleeping zones, all equipped with fully-functional kitchens.

Other facilities will include three food and beverage outlets, including a rooftop bar, a health and leisure club and a boardroom.

The hotel will be strategically located in the Airport Residential Area of Accra and less than 1.5 kilometres from Kotoka International Airport.

Marriott expects to make its debut in Liberia with the Four Points by Sheraton Monrovia.

Anticipated to open in 2020, the hotel will consist of 111 rooms and four food and beverage outlets, including a rooftop bar and lounge, and speciality restaurant. (See story here)