Morocco is Africa’s number one tourist destination

Published on : Friday, January 6, 2017

morocco-tourismAccording to French-speaking Belgian Radio and Television (RTBF), Morocco is the most popular tourist destination in Africa. In last November, Morocco bagged $5.8 billion in tourism dollars, making it the most visited country in Africa. Marrakech, one of the most popular cities in Morocco, had been designated by CNN as one of the cities offering the best “street food” in the world in 2016.

National Geographic has ranked Morocco 7th on their list of must-see countries for 2017. TripAdvisor has placed Morocco in the 3rd place. To quote Abderrafie Zouitene, Director General of the Moroccan National Tourism Office, “Before, Morocco received on average 800 to 1,000 tourists per month from China, today they are more than 6,000 a month.” Revenue from the tourism sector in Morocco is the highest in Africa this year, which is mainly due to attractiveness of the Kingdom, made possible due to its much-admired political stability. Credit for Morocco’s dramatic jump in the tourism rankings should be given partially to its position as number one African nation in new hotel construction with 52 projects in the pipeline.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

arrow2Follow TTW
facebook-logo  twitter-logo  LinkedIn_logo  stumbleupon-logo   rss_logo 
ttw_blogger_logo  ttw_blogger_logo  ttw_blogger_logo


  • 02 WTM London 2018
  • 03 imexamerica 2018
  • 03 ITB Asia 2018
  • 09 ttfotm 2018
  • 10 Astana leisure 2018
  • 11 lodgingconference 18
  • 11 ttgincontri 2018
  • 12 plannersxtraordinaire 2018
  • 13 aite 2018
  • 13 bitf 2018
  • 14 Global Wellness Summit 2018
  • 14 SATTE 2019
  • 14 traveltechme 2018
  • 18 hospitalityqatar 18
  • 18 Hotel Management Asia Summit 2018
  • 19 bricsaconsulting 2018
  • 20 CITE_TTW 2018
  • 20 sahicsouthamerica 2018
  • 30 PATA


Get our toolbar!
Review on