Published on : Tuesday, May 14, 2019
As per latest figures from the Moroccan Tourism Observatory, the number of tourists visiting Morocco during the period between January and March 2019 went up by 4.1 percent, totalling 2.506 million tourists.
The number of Moroccan expatriates having visited Morocco also increased by more than 5%, whereas the number of foreign tourists went up by 4%.
The number of overnight stays in recognized hotels saw an increase of 4%, with Agadir and Marrakech being the two main tourist destinations that “generated 59% of hotel nights.”
According to Morocco’s Tourism Observatory, tourist arrivals in Agadir and Marrakech increased by 4% and 8%, respectively.
The observatory also indicated that Tangier exhibited substantial growth while cities like Casablanca, Rabat, and Fez experienced a state of “stagnation,” with Casablanca showing a decrease of 3% in tourist attraction.