Marriott bringing Le Méridien to Zanzibar


Marriott International has signed an agreement with Morogoro Mishama Company to bring Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts to the shores of Zanzibar.

Slated to open in 2025 and located on the Eastern coast of Zanzibar Island, Le Méridien Zanzibar Resort will comprise 75 guestrooms and villas with views of the Indian Ocean. Plans for the resort include a specialty restaurant and open-air bar, as well as a fitness center, swimming pool, spa and lagoon.

“Zanzibar continues to grow as a sought-after leisure destination and we are committed to continuing to support the overall growth of the tourism sector in Tanzania,” says Karim Cheltout, Regional Vice President of Development, Africa at Marriott International. “Le Méridien’s contemporary design, captivating spaces and chic, signature programming will be an ideal fit for the island, and we look forward to working with Morogoro Mishama Company to open this project by the end of the year.”

Le Meridien Zanzibar

Morogoro Mishama Company, a part of Delaware Investment Limited, specialises in the development of luxury hotels across the African continent. Morogoro Mishama Company and Marriott International will collaborate with ALEPH Hospitality as the third-party operator for the franchised property.

Rishen Patel, Managing Director of Morogoro Mishama Company, comments: “We are thrilled to announce our second collaboration with Marriott International in the region by bringing Le Méridien Zanzibar Resort to fruition. This milestone underscores our continued commitment to enhancing Tanzania’s hospitality landscape and reinforcing Zanzibar’s appeal as a premier leisure destination to visitors across the world.”

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