Rocco Forte Hotels to Open Marrakech Resort

29th May 2007 (Last Updated May 29th, 2007 08:39)

Rocco Forte Hotels has signed a contract to manage a new five-star golf and spa resort in Marrakech. Due to open in December 2009, the resort will have 90 bedrooms and include a spa, an 18-hole golf course and a golf academy. There will also be 80 luxury villas, which are available for

Rocco Forte Hotels has signed a contract to manage a new five-star golf and spa resort in Marrakech.

Due to open in December 2009, the resort will have 90 bedrooms and include a spa, an 18-hole golf course and a golf academy. There will also be 80 luxury villas, which are available for purchase and to which Rocco Forte Hotels will provide a full service, including rentals.

"We feel the time is right to extend our brand into luxury resorts and the signing of this contract, together with our own golf resort under construction in Southern Sicily, mark our first steps into that market," said Rocco Forte, Chairman and Chief Executive of Rocco Forte Hotels.