Radisson opens first Blu in Casablanca

Radisson Hotel Group’s upper-upscale Radisson Blu brand has arrived in Casablanca as the company’s second hotel in Morocco.

Designed by Chilean architect Jaime Beriestain, the Radisson Blu Hotel, Casablanca City Center has 120 guestrooms and a permanent art collection from modernist Moroccan artist Mohamed Melehi.

“Since 2015, Casablanca has been ranked as Africa’s top financial hub by the Global Financial Centres Index,” said Tim Cordon, senior area VP, Middle East & Africa, Radisson Hotel Group. “With this in mind, on top of the endless potential Casablanca and Morocco [have] to offer, we have pinned them as key focus markets for Radisson Hotel Group in Africa.”

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The Radisson Blu has two restaurants and a Sky Bar on the 14th floor, as well as a spa, an indoor pool and a jacuzzi. The hotel’s 450 square meters of event space includes a 180-square-meter ballroom with natural lighting and several meeting rooms.

The hotel is close to the Old Medina and other tourist attractions and five minutes away from the Marina Casablanca, the business district and the Habous Quarter.

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