Posts Tagged ‘Agadir’

VIDEO: The ultimate Moroccan surfing adventure: Where professional surfers rub shoulders with amateurs and daytrippers at North Africa’s premier big wave destination | DailyMail

Morocco’s surf scene continues to draw global attention: Approximately three hours’ drive from Marrakech, dotted south of the famed destination of Casablanca, lies the chaotic and sun-soaked city of Agadir. Already a well established hot spot  for holidaymakers and sunshine seekers, in the past 15 years this bustling coastal city has become home to a new generation of thrill seekers. This, in large part, is thanks to Londoner Denny Tolley, ...

Morocco: What a simulated battle tells us about a true ally | The Hill

The 2015 African Lion military exercises enhance an already strong partnership between Morocco and the US: At a time of escalating turmoil and uncertainty in the Middle East and North Africa, the U.S. military’s African Lion exercise, Phase II of which wrapped up last week in Agadir, Morocco, is another reminder of just how important it is that the United States continue to strengthen its relationships in the region, and ...

3,000 U.S., allied troops launch war games in Morocco | Air Force Times

African Lion, the largest annual US joint military exercise in Africa, kicks off phase two of its 2015 operation this week in Agadir, Morocco: “There are a bunch of units here from every service, from Marine combat logistics regiments and law enforcement battalions to an Army law enforcement unit and a public affairs detachment,” Vayavananda told Military Times. “The logistics Marines also support the maritime offload in coordination with U.S. ...

Hyatt Place Hotel Opens in Taghazout, Morocco | Hospitality Net

US-based hotel operator Hyatt has announced the opening of their first hotel in Africa, located near Agadir, Morocco: Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announced the opening of Hyatt Place Taghazout Bay, the first Hyatt Place hotel to open in Africa. The opening of the 152-room hotel, located 10 miles (17 kilometers) north of the Moroccan coastal town of Agadir, marks a significant milestone for the Hyatt Place brand as ...

More work, less stress: inside the Blue House, Morocco’s residence for startups | Wamda

A hub for entrepreneurs begins to form in a small, seaside town of Morocco: Surf tourism has grown in popularity over the years, and Morocco’s little village of Taghazout, north of Agadir, has not escaped this trend. With its beautiful coast and picturesque setting, it is understandable that it has become temporary home to traveling surfers and yoga practitioners alike. But there’s another segment of this tourist business that is worth ...
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