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Morocco tourist numbers up 15%




(MENAFN - Brazil-Arab News Agency (ANBA)) From the Newsroom

Rabat – Morocco saw 11.3 million foreign visitors from January to November 2018, up 8.5% from Jan-Nov 2017. Foreign tourist numbers climbed 15%, with trips by Moroccans living elsewhere going up 2%, news outlet Maghreb Arabe Presse ( MAP ) quoted the country's Tourism Observatory as reporting.

When it comes to Morocco's usual tourist sources, visitor numbers were up 15% from Italy, 10% from Germany, 8% from France and 6% from Spain.

Marrakech and Agadir were the most sought destinations, having accounted for 60% of hotel stays from Jan-Nov. The number of hotel nights was up 10% in Fez (pictured), 10% in Rabat and 10% in Tangier.

Translated by Gabriel Pomerancblum

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Morocco tourist numbers up 15%

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