Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Moroccan Tourism Sector on the Rise: Report  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Morocco World News - 19/03/2017
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!

(MENAFN - #Morocco World News)
Fez Medina, the Gate of Boujloud. Photo by #Morocco World News
Casablanca – In January 2017, overseas visitor arrivals at border posts increased by 10% relative to the same period of the previous year.

Foreign tourists and Moroccans living abroad arrivals jumped by 13% and 7% year-on-year respectively.

Visits frommain EU markets were higher than January 2016: 13% for Spain, 8% for #Germany and the #Netherlands and 6% for #France and Belgium.

Furthermore, figures from the other markets show very encouraging signs: 1350% for China, 29% for the U.S., 41% for South Korea, 84% for Russia and 55% for Japan.

Total visitor arrivals at border posts grew from January 2010 to January 2017 at a CAGR of 2.2% thanks to both foreign tourists arrivals which increased by a CAGR of 3.4%, and Moroccans living abroad arrivals which roseby a CAGR of 3% in the same period.

As far as overnight stays are concerned, they leaped by 11% driven by a 21% increase in overnight stays by non-resident tourists which counterbalanced an 8% plunge in overnights stays by resident tourists.

The cities of Agadir, Casablanca and Marrakech accounted for 72% of total overnights stays in January.

Agadir, Casablanca and Marrakech overnight stays increased by 20%, 7% and 6% respectively.

Both Fes and Tangier overnight stays soared by 27% in the same period. Henceforth, occupancy rate rose by 2pts to 34%.

For the period 2010-2017, overnight stays by non-resident tourists increased by a CAGR of 1.7%. Occupancy rate stood at 34% in 2010 as well.

Regarding travel receipts, they also rose by 2.9% to stand at MAD 4 billion.



Morocco World News

  MENA News Headlines
 Apr 26 2017 - 28 ISIS militants killed in AfghanistanThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Kabul: At least 28 militants affiliated with the ISIS group were killed during the clearance operations in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan. The provincial ...

 Apr 26 2017 - Kuwait widely praised for Yemen's USD 100 mln donation - Al-GhunaimKuwait News Agency (KUNA)
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) GENEVA, April 26 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's USD 100 million contribution to international relief aid efforts for the Yemeni people was widely praised by the global ...

 Apr 26 2017 - Yemen, Syria focus of meeting with UN Chief - Kuwait's Al-MatouqKuwait News Agency (KUNA)
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) GENEVA, April 26 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Amiri Diwan Advisor and UN Secretary General's Envoy for Humanitarian Affairs Dr. Abdullah Al-Matouq said Wednesday that his ...

 Apr 26 2017 - Kuwait- No doubt on Damascus role in Khan Sheikhoun attack - AyraultKuwait News Agency (KUNA)
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) PARIS, April 26 (KUNA)-French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said on Wednesday there is "no doubt about" the responsibility of the regime of Syrian ...

 Apr 26 2017 - Kuwait- His Highness the Amir attends, patronizes opening of Al-Ahmadi HospitalKuwait News Agency (KUNA)
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah patronized and attended the opening ceremony of Al-Ahmadi Hospital. His Highness the Amir was ...

 Apr 26 2017 - Kuwait- Hollande says France will publish proof of Syrian chemical useKuwait News Agency (KUNA)
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) PARIS, April 26 (KUNA) -- After France categorically accused Syria Wednesday of responsibility for the Khan Sheikhoun chemical weapons attack on April 4, via ...

 Apr 26 2017 - Kuwait- Saudi, US top officials discuss anti-IS efforts during Riyadh meetingKuwait News Agency (KUNA)
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) RIYADH, April 26 (KUNA) -- Saudi Deputy Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister, and Minister of Defense Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud met ...

 Apr 26 2017 - Kuwait bourse ends Wednesday's trading with mixed boardsKuwait News Agency (KUNA)
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) KUWAIT, April 26 (KUNA) -- Boursa Kuwait, the national stock exchange, ended trades Wednesday in mixed boards with the benchmark going up by 23.42 points to ...

 Apr 26 2017 - Kuwait- US begins THAAD equipment installation in S. KoreaKuwait News Agency (KUNA)
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) TOKYO, April 26 (KUNA) -- US troops in South Korea on Wednesday began installing the equipment for an advanced missile defense system in the southeastern region, ...

 Apr 26 2017 - Kuwait- Syrians top list of asylum seekers in EUKuwait News Agency (KUNA)
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) BRUSSELS, April 26 (KUNA) -- The European Union granted asylum to 710,400 people in 2016, more than double the number of 2015, said the EU statistical office ...





Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Search News
Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices


Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks

Saudi Arabia 

Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary

Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor


Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters

© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help