Owner: The Riad was purchased in 2018 by Riccardo Gentile Liguori, an Italian entrepreneur of Japanese origin, head of the Liguori group, active in the real estate sector in Italy, and in the United States. The Group has extensive experience in the hotel industry, having already managed hotels in southern Italy and in California.
Designer: Riad Meriem: is (in his own words) a labour of love for the New York Designer Thomas Hays. This exclusive boutique hotel has been entirely crafted by Marrakechi artisans to ensure that it retains its authenticity whilst using the talent of the best local craftsmen.
Manager: Madeline have been welcoming guests to Marrakech riads for several years now. Prior to relocating to Morocco from London, Madeline was a professional event planner. Now full time British expat resident of Morocco, She imparts her insider knowledge and access that makes anything possibile in Marrakech, be it a special dinner out, that certain something from a market, a custom made textile,or the ultimate Arabian Wedding.
On-property managers Karima and Hassan are Moroccan-born residents of Marrakech, who bring their decidedly hip and stylish sensibility to Riad Meriem. They handle concierge duties, expertly tending to all aspects of the guests well being and comfort from the moment they arrive until they check out at the end of their stay. Hassan is available to meet arriving guests at Marrakech-Menara Airport and will provide transfers to and from the Riad.