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A guide to Morrocan tourism

Record High: Morocco Welcomes Over 12 Million Tourists in a Year

Morocco, the North African nation, has recorded an all-time high as it welcomed more than 12 million tourists in a year. This marks a significant milestone for the country, which is known for its exotic culture, beautiful landscapes, and world-famous markets.

The tourism industry has been on an upward trend in Morocco over the past few years, thanks to the country’s well-preserved cultural heritage, natural wonders, and hospitable locals. The nation has witnessed an incredible growth rate of 10% in tourist arrivals from the previous year.

The majority of visitors to Morocco come from European countries, with France being the largest source of tourism. Other significant markets for Moroccan tourism include Spain, Germany, the UK, and Italy. The country has also been diversifying its tourism markets by attracting travelers from China, the US, and other emerging economies.

Morocco has increased its efforts to promote tourism, with various campaigns aimed at showcasing the country’s vibrant culture and history while emphasizing its modern amenities. Moroccan authorities have also invested heavily in infrastructure developments, such as upgrading ports, airports, and highways, to cater to the growing number of visitors.

The tourism industry in Morocco plays a significant role in the country’s economy, with the sector generating over 13% of the GDP and creating thousands of jobs. The growth in tourism has had a positive impact on other sectors, such as food and beverage, retail, transport, and accommodation.

Morocco’s rich history, diverse landscapes, and modern attractions make it a popular destination for tourists from across the globe. The country has something for every traveler, from the stunning beaches of Agadir to the bustling markets of Marrakech, the scenic Atlas Mountains to the beautiful landscapes of the Sahara desert.

With continued investments in infrastructure and efforts to promote tourism, Morocco is set to remain a top travel destination for years to come. The record high of welcoming over 12 million tourists in a year is proof that the nation’s tourism industry is thriving, and the future looks bright.