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Over 12 Million Tourists Visited Morocco in 2018, Up 8% from 2017

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Morocco welcomed 1 million tourists on average per month last year. Morocco received 12.3 million tourists last year, up 8 percent from the previous year, said Adil El Fakir, general director of the Moroccan National Tourist Office (ONMT), on Tuesday. Speaking at a presentation in Casablanca on Moroccan tourism achievements, El Fakir said that tourist arrivals in Morocco totalled 11.3 million in the first 11 months of 2018, an average of one million tourist per month and an increase of … Continue reading Over 12 Million Tourists Visited Morocco in 2018, Up 8% from 2017

Agadir Records 4.5 Million Overnight Stays in 10 Months

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Tourist stays increased by 13% over the previous year in the Agadir region. The Agadir Regional Tourism Council recorded over 4.5 million overnight stays by tourists in the 10 months of January to October 2018, up from 4 million overnights during the same period in 2017, increasing by 13 percent. Domestic tourists from other Moroccan cities topped the list of visitors in the first ten months of 2018, with 950,000 overnight stays. The figure is an increase of 4 percent … Continue reading Agadir Records 4.5 Million Overnight Stays in 10 Months

Tourism in Essaouira Grows, Hotels Booked Out for New Year’s

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Essaouira, Morocco’s “city of wind” with a UNESCO World Heritage medina, received 15 percent more tourists in the first 10 months of 2018 than in the same period in 2017. Rabat – Essaouira’s major hotels and classified establishments recorded an occupancy rate of 100 percent over New Year’s Eve, a positive finale to a promising year for tourism in the coastal city. Overnight stays increased by 10 percent and the total number of visitors rose by 15 percent during the … Continue reading Tourism in Essaouira Grows, Hotels Booked Out for New Year’s