Archive : Morocco


And the grandparents came too
August 2016
For a proper take-to-the-high-seas-me-hearties adventure, opt for Tiger Blue, a traditional jaw-dropper of an Indonesian phones that sleeps 10. Inside, it’s all cool Balinese style (including child-friendly cabins), while outside are sprawling decks, billowing sails and outdoor beds for those who wish to sleep beneath the stars. [...]


Delano Marrakesh
October 2013
Yes, it’s a Delano, but don’t come expecting the latest DJs and Cristal-sprayed models. (You’re in Morocco -- get a grip). This outpost of the Miami trendsetter is a little more low-key and subtle, but no less sexy. French designer Jacques Garcia has applied his usual velvet-and-marble style to the rooms, with purple chaise longues and vast artworks. [...]


The Hot Ticket: Casablanca
November 2012
Morocco’s dynamo-destination, with a name that quickens the pulse, is much more than just a movie. The country’s urban black sheep is scrubbing up, with regeneration projects in the works that include Sir Norman Foster’s complex Anfa Place on the surf-splashed Corniche; the dazzling new Casablanca Marina (bring your yacht!) [...]

The Week

Cool Casablanca
October 27, 2012
Casablanca used to be Morocco’s “urban black sheep” -- a French colonial creation that lacked the “must-see: historic attractions for which Marrakech and Fez are famed. But the country’s economic capital has lately become a “dynamo destination”, says Michelle Jana Chan in Tatler... [...]

Marrakech - a year after the terrorist attack in Jemaa el Fna
May 4, 2012
It's been a year since a bomb exploded in a Marrakech cafe - killing 17 people. Since then, the city's tourism industry has inevitably suffered, with hotel bookings falling by half in the months immediately after the explosion.