Cristiano Ronaldo's hotel chain to expand to Morocco

This will be the fifth hotel under the Pestana CR7 brand

The CR7 suite.
The CR7 suite.

Football star Cristiano Ronaldo and hotel chain, Pestana, will open a new hotel in Marrakesh next year. He will open his first Pestana CR7 hotel in Marrakech, Morocco, in Africa in 2019.

The CR7 hotel will be located in the center of Marrakech will have 168 rooms with two restaurants, a business center, a fitness center, a spa and a swimming pool.

This will be the fifth hotel under the Pestana CR7 brand - a trademark combination of Ronaldo's initials and jersey number.

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Pestana CEO told Reuters in December the joint venture should help open new markets in Asia and the Middle East, where Ronaldo is extremely popular, as well as reinforce its expansion into Spain and the United States.

 

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