Published on : Monday, October 5, 2020
The Moroccan National Tourist Office (MNTO) recently confirmed that the country has eased its national border regulations and will now be open to welcome international tourists, including visitors from the U.K. At present, travellers who do not require a visa is being allowed to enter the country by presenting a negative Covid-19 PCR test results, dated no more than 72 hours before departure.
All passengers are required to present either an invite issued by a Moroccan company, or an accommodation booking proof for the duration of their stay. Morocco is also not a part of the U.K. quarantine list at present. It is also being served by two airlines from the U.K. – Royal Air Maroc that operates from London Heathrow into Casablanca three times a week and, Air Arabia that departs from London Gatwick into Tangier twice each week.
Morocco is a destination that offers authenticity and diversity, and provides travellers with an opportunity to experience a culture steeped in history. Beside the popular destinations of Marrakech, Agadir and Fes, the country also offers visitors accessible desert experiences, hiking in the Atlas Mountains, numerous beaches and water sports, as well as relaxation and scenic landscapes, all of which comes with the backdrop of the best health and sanitary standards.
Jamal Kilito, MNTO, Director for UK & Ireland, said in a statement that as the country emerges from the pandemic, authorities are looking forward to welcoming British and Irish travellers to the Kingdom of Morocco where they can enjoy a truly exceptional tourism experience with peace of mind. He also mentioned that with secure health and safety measures in place, the country is confident that it can rebuild its tourism industry and provide travellers with the warm Moroccan welcome that guests have always enjoyed.