The torrential rain starts pounding down just minutes before I arrive at Kasbah Tamadot, Sir Richard Branson’s luxury retreat in Morocco’s Atlas Mountains. Not exactly the way this moment had played out in my head as I’d dreamt of it over the past five years, but our driver Mouhssine, clocking my panicked expression in the

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, a luxury operator with more than 70 hotels globally, announced at the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC), the signing of new luxury hotel developments in Morocco . Scheduled to open in 2019, the project is situated in Taghazout Bay, a 615-hectare seaside resort located 18 km north of Agadir on the

Morocco’s varied geography; multicultural atmosphere and rich history make it a fascinating country. Its towns offer a striking contrast of ancient kasbahs, mosques and souks and modern architecture, with a mix of Berber, Arab and African peoples. Morocco is in many ways a country apart. It nestles on the north-western tip of Africa, separated from