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Monday | Scoop

Steve Chadwick addresses Global Spa and Wellness Summit

Rotorua Mayor Steve Chadwick has presented a case for investment in Rotorua to an audience of more than 300 of the world's top spa and wellness industry operators, developers and investors. Mrs Chadwick was addressing delegates last week at the prestigious Global Spa and Wellness Summit in Marrakech, Morocco, having been invited to be one of the forum's key speakers.

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Monday | Lucianne.com

Flight Risks

Three days after Christmas last year, 13 members of Congress boarded planes across the United States bound for Morocco. Their all-expenses-paid trip lasted a week, and included visits to the cities of Marrakech, Rabat, and Casablanca.

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Monday | Ghanamma.com

Former Ghanaian Champion Ignitious Gaisah Wins Gold For Europe

Ignitious Gaisah continued his exploits for the Netherlands and Europe as he leaped to gold at the two-day IAAF Continental Cup in Marrakech, Morocco. Gaisah, a late replacement for injured Britain's Greg Rutherford, jumped 8.11m to claim the gold and increase Europe's haul to six gold in the individual events.

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Related Topix: World News, Morocco

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Sun-Star

YSL gardens and a Berber show

ONE of the popular destinations in Marrakesh is Jardin Majorelle. Yves Saint Laurent's acquisition of the property gave it more recognition.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Sun-Star

YSL gardens and a Berber show

ONE of the popular destinations in Marrakesh is Jardin Majorelle. Yves Saint Laurent's acquisition of the property gave it more recognition.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Switched

These Portraits Of Moroccan Hipsters Are More Nuanced Than They Look

The New York Times sees shades of Matisse and Koons . ArtNet is convinced he's t he next David LaChapelle .

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Related Topix: World News, Morocco, Photography, Arts

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Ticker

NTPC Plans $2 B Plants Investments, Indian Hotels Sells Marrakech Stake

IDFC offered launched Rs. 2,000 crore institutional equity placement today. Indian Hotels plans to sell its stake in Morocco hotel.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

DNA India

Indian Hotels Company Ltd pulls out of Moroccan hotel management deal

Indian Hotels Company Ltd, the Tata group-owned hospitality flagship, has pulled out from managing Taj Palace Marrakech in Morocco in just over a year of taking over the mandate. "Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces will cease to manage Taj Palace Marrakech, owned by the private Moroccan company, JK Hotels, with effect from September 10, 2014," IHCL said in a statement, adding, "We continue to pursue our individual goals and vision.

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Sun-Star

Rich architecture in Marrakesh

NOT too far away from Riad Hizad was the Museum which became our first destination. The Musee Marrakech is housed in the Dar Menebhi Palace, built at the end of the 19th century and converted into a museum in 1997.

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Related Topix: World News, Morocco, Travel, Morocco Travel, Africa Travel

Tue Sep 09, 2014

What About Clients?

Checking in with Maraym Montague: Marrakech, Morocco, Peacock Pavilions Design Hotel.

Over the past 8 years we've marveled at and fallen hopelessly in love with the peripatetic Ms. Montague , an American expat of French-Persian extraction, Smith grad , writer, photographer, award-winning blogger, new author, economic development government contractor and proprietor of the Peacock Pavilions Design Hotel which she runs with her husband Chris in Marrakech, Morocco.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

The Peninsula

PM chairs Prince Nayef Award meeting

The Prime Minister and Interior Minister H E Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani chairing the meeting yesterday. Doha: The Prime Minister and Interior Minister H E Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani yesterday chaired a meeting of the ministerial committee tasked with deciding on the statute and regulations for Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Award for Arab Security.

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Nerve News

Mauritius ranked best honeymoon destination in Indian Ocean region

The island of Mauritius has confirmed its reputation as the best destination in the Indian Ocean region for weddings and honeymoon. Mauritius won seven awards during the 21st edition of the prestigious World Travel Awards held last week, Xinhua reported Monday.

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

Fodor's

15 Hotels for Wine Lovers That Aren't in Wine Country

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

The Independent

Marrakesh & the Atlas Mountains from 689pp

Visiting Morocco really is like stepping back in time and is everything you imagine it to be and more. This is a country of great contrasts: it has had many influences, with some of the earliest records from Phoenician times, then coming under the sway of Carthage, the Romans, from the 7th century the Ottomans and finally the French.

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Sun-Star

Caidal tents and riads in Marrakesh

WITH a thrill for the exotic, I was excited to visit Marrakesh, Morocco. When we touched down in Marrakesh, there was a loud trumpet "Alleluia" resounding in the fuselage and the crowd of animated weekenders clapped their hands.

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Related Topix: World News, Morocco, Best of 2007

CNN

9 finance hubs of the future

New York, London and Hong Kong may be the leading finance hubs of today, but where are the emerging financial centers of tomorrow? There are some surprising cities among those tipped for success ... Casablanca is making huge strides to become a hub and gateway between Europe and Africa. This picture is based on local authorities' plans for the city's financial center.

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The Independent

Morocco: Follow the sound of the Beats

Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies The Marrakech express train rattles off into the hinterland of Morocco through a desert that stretches on forever, an inky black sky crowding in on the lonely palm trees.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

HotelChatter

Marrakech: Clarins Gets A Moroccan Twist At The Royal Palm Marrakech

Clarins is kind of the Ryan Reynolds of the beauty world: a solid little worker that'll do a good job, but looking a bit dated amongst the Ilas and Amalas. But anyway, you know it's good, and it's probably time you gave them another whirl.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Ashbourne News Telegraph

Katie Barry's Moroccan trek in memory of aunt

Katie Barry, a former QEGS student who now lives in London, is taking part in a trek from Marrakesh, in Morocco, into the High Atlas mountain range.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Arab Times

Festival helps Middle East filmmakers court H'wood partners

LOS ANGELES, Aug 31, : This fall, in the bustling media hubs of Dubai and Abu Dhabi and the more ancient Arab capitals of Cairo and Marrakech, festival execs are promising a bumper crop of Arab cinema.

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Related Topix: Arts, Cinema, World News, Morocco, Agriculture, Science, Qatar, Middle East, The Reluctant Fundamentalist

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