More tourists in Morocco thanks to world-Moroccans
The number of tourists who visited Morocco in the first nine months of the year is slightly increased in accordance with the Moroccan Tourism Observatory. In a statement they declare that the number of tourists in that period increased by 0.3 per cent to 8.1 million compared to last year.
The number of arrivals of foreign tourists between January and September fell by 3.6 per cent. The increase is due to an increase of 3.8 per cent in arrivals of foreign-based Moroccans. Especially Brits (-7%), Germans and French (-2%) Morocco visited less. The kingdom on the other hand had more Dutch (+ 2%), Belgians and Spaniards (+ 1%).
Unexpectedly, the number of Chinese and Russian tourists who visited Morocco since the beginning of the year. Their number increased by 184 and 102 per cent respectively! Agadir and Marrakech remain the top visit locations wich drew 60 per cent of the total number of tourists who visited Morocco.
The Mo-srocco Web Team