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Marrakech hotel continues support of literature

26th September 2012

La Mamounia is delighted to announce the third edition of the La Mamounia Literary Award taking place on 29th September 2012. Following the success of the first two editions, this award aims to encourage and promote French – Moroccan literature.La

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Marrakech Mosque guide

26th September 2012

 The minaret of the Koutoubia Mosque, Marrakech’s most famous symbol – built in a traditional Almohad style and topped with four copper globes – is visible from near and far.It is not really that high (77 metres), but thanks to

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Marrakech tips

26th September 2012

Best Places for a mint tea…..in Marrakech Top spots for a refreshing cup of Moroccan mint tea include the Grand Balcon overlooking Jemaa el-Fna and the Café des Espices overlooking the Rahba Kedima. When you are shopping in the souks

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Marrakech portrait

26th September 2012

Around sunset, donkeys descend on the Djemaa hauling gas canisters by the cartload and all the makings of 100 small restaurants. Within the hour, the restaurants are up and running, with chefs urging passers-by to note the cleanliness of their grills,

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Marrakech postcard

26th September 2012

From the moment you arrive in Marrakesh, you’ll get the distinct feeling you’ve left something behind – a toothbrush or socks, maybe? But no, what you’ll be missing in Marrakesh is predictability and all sense of direction. Never

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Ramadan draws to a close

26th September 2012

Farewell Ramadam, Ramadan has left us for another year…so sad to see it go, although it was a tough one.  For all of us in Marrakesh, having day upon day of intense heat, hardly ever dipping under 45 degrees, well let’s just say it was a

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Marrakech hotel flies ahead

26th September 2012

We all agree that it’s getting harder to stand out from the crowd when it comes to providing five-star amenities for guests who now expect that luxury toiletries, flat screen TVs, Wi-Fi and iPod docking stations are de rigueur at five-star

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Vienna airport expansion

26th September 2012

The new terminal “Check-in 3“ at Vienna Airport opened for full operations on 5 June 2012. With this expansion, the airport now offers travellers even more service and higher travel quality

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New Marrakech hotel

26th September 2012

 The Moroccan city of Marrakech has recently welcomed a cavalcade of resorts, from the reinvigorated La Mamounia to King Mohammed VI’s own Royal Mansour. The latest is Selman Marrakech, a sprawling Moorish-style hotel just minutes by car from

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Marrakech fast fact

26th September 2012

Did You Know ... The green-roofed pavilion at the heart of the Menara Gardens - just across from Four Seasons Resort Marrakech - was built in the 16th century, then later renovated by a 19th century sultan. The surrounding reservoir is much older, built

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