Under the high patronage of His Majesty the King Mohammed VI, and under the auspices of the Royal Moroccan Polo Federation:
The Eve Branson Foundation is hosting a unique Connection Trip to Morocco. A three-night adventure will take place from Friday 26th to April 28th 2013 in Marrakech, Morocco, at the Kasbah Tamadot.
Eve and Richard organize this event which goes from enjoying a historic polo match to relaxing in luxury at the beautiful Kasbah Tamadot, Virgin Limited Edition’s retreat in the Atlas Mountains, and are looking forward to give participants a magical and unforgettable experience as well as a warm Berber welcome.
This weekend is expected to contain the following activities; transfers from the recommended hotels to event venues included in the tickets, all meals and drinks as well as the adventures at Kasbah Tamadot; Gym, Swimming, Star Gazing, Mule/Horse Treks, Spa Treatments, Bike Rides and Billiards.
About the Eve Branson foundation:
The Eve and Branson foundation is dedicated to enhancing the lives of local communities in the Atlas Mountains, improving living standards through healthcare, education and women’s economic empowerment. The Eve Branson Foundation aims to help the local people in the long term by setting up sustainable enterprises which so far have included a carpet workshop and a craft house run and managed by locals. Villagers also benefit from vocational training and English education. The foundation is staffed by a dedicated team and volunteers and with the help of Virgin Unit.
About Jnan Amar Polo Resort:
Spread over 40 hectares, Jnan Amar Polo Retreat is developed by SIAMA (Morocco), the subsidiary of AAH Group, and is billed to be an exclusive polo spa-retreat that will strengthen high-quality tourism in the region.
Jnan Amar will essentially have two components - the hotel and the villas, all set amidst an extensive lake and polo field. The retreat property will cater for Moroccan customers as well as international investors and tourists from Europe, and the Middle East & North Africa region. The retreat hotel at Jnan Amar will have 60 luxury rooms including two presidential suites and 16 private villas.”
Planning over the weekend:
Thursday 25th: Guests arrive, Welcome diner,
Friday 26th : Visit the local village, tennis tournament, Q&A Richard followed by diner,
Saturday 27th : Polo Event at Jnan Amar Polo Club, Black Tie Gala Event at Hotel Palais Selman, Return to Kasbah Tamadort
Sunday 28th : Guests Depart Kasbah Tamadort.
Rabii Benadada is a researcher in sports management at the ISCAE Business School in Casablanca, Morocco.