Africa: How Morocco got 10 million Tourists in one year

“In 2013, for the first time in the history of Morocco, we have surpassed 10 million tourists, while domestic tourism has developed significantly, generating a turnover of 33 billion dirhams,” said Morocco’s Tourism Minister, Lahcen Haddad, in a statement to MAP on the sidelines of a meeting dedicated to the presentation of the tourism sector balance sheet in Morocco under […]

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Morocco Proposes an ‘African Charter for Sustainable Tourism’ at Ivory Coast Summit

Lahcen Haddad, the Moroccan minister of tourism will propose the adoption of what he calls the “African Charter for Sustainable Tourism” during his visit to the Ivory Coast for a continental tourism conference this week, a government communique obtained by Morocco World News said. Haddad landed in Abidjan on Tuesday to attend the 58th edition of the annual conference of […]

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Morocco targets 160, 000 West Africans travellers in 2016


Morocco is seeking to attract more visitors from Russia, China and West Africa, as instability in nearby countries deters tourists from traditional European markets. Plans to open new air routes are in motion, Minister of Tourism Lahcen Haddad said in an interview in Rabat following a visit by King Mohammed VI to Russia. “Russia offers us a big opportunity,” he […]

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