Hilton has signed a management agreement with Yamed Capital, one of Morocco’s leading real estate groups, for a brand-new property under its lifestyle Canopy by Hilton brand.
Slated for a 2024 opening, Canopy by Hilton Casablanca Les Arènes will house 158 guestrooms and will form part of Metropolitan, a new mixed-use residential, retail and hotel project under development.
Canopy by Hilton Casablanca Les Arènes will also comprise three food and beverage outlets, four meeting rooms and one large function room, in addition to a gym, a spa and an outdoor pool.
Vice president of development – MEA, Hilton, Carlos Khneisser spoke on the project: “Casablanca is Morocco’s financial and business capital, located at the heart of the country’s intercity road network. As such, choosing it to unveil Canopy by Hilton comes as an important step in Hilton’s plan to expand in Morocco.
“I am delighted that we have reached this agreement with Yamed Capital, a market leader in the real estate sector, to bring a brand-new hotel to the heart of the Metropolitan project in Les Arènes, Casablanca,” he added.
CEO, Yamed Capital, Karim Beqqali declared: “Yamed is proud to be welcoming the first Canopy by Hilton hotel in North Africa, within an emblematic mixed-use development in the heart of Casablanca. We have been working over the past months with a team of world-class professionals in order to conceive a unique lifestyle destination.”