Morocco has welcomed the upscale Hilton Tangier Al Houara Resort & Spa, which represents Hilton Worldwide’s third project in the country.
Home to 304 keys, including 50 apartments, the new property stands within a protected national park and offers its guests direct access to five kilometres of white-sand beach.
President – Middle East, Africa and Turkey, Hilton, Rudi Jagersbacher enthused: “Morocco is a flourishing tourism destination which welcomed more than 12 million visitors last year. We are delighted to be expanding our footprint in the country and hope this will continue to support the Moroccan government’s tourism ambition to make Morocco one of the top 20 tourist destinations in the world by 2020.”
Guests staying at the newly opened Hilton Tangier Al Houara Resort & Spa can make the most of eforea spa, which spans 840m2 and houses state-of-the-art treatment rooms, a beauty salon, hairdresser, jacuzzi, sauna, steam room and a 24-hour gym, as well as two spectacular golf courses and a Golf Academy.
An onsite kids’ club awaits younger guests, who can also make the most of the hotel’s two outdoor pools. Other facilities include 4,500m² of flexible event space which can accommodate up to 1,400 guests, including 15 flexible meeting rooms and two pillarless ballrooms; and five restaurants and bars.
Senior vice president and global head, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Vera Manoukian said: “We are excited to introduce Hilton Tangier Al Houara Resort & Spa to our growing brand portfolio. The opening of this property highlights our commitment to expanding in key destinations across the world, in the world’s most sought-after destinations for guests who know that where they stay matters.”
Easily accessible, the new hotel is a short drive from Tangier Ibn Battouta Airport, which operates to key destinations such as France, Spain and the UK. The resort is also within arm’s reach of highways linking Tangier to Rabat and Casablanca. Those making their way to the resort from within Morocco can also use the new high-speed bullet train, which links Tangier to Rabat, Casablanca and Marrakech.