Over 10 million tourists visited Morocco in 2014, Tourism Office | Maghreb Arab Press

New tourism figures for Morocco show continued growth:

MAP logoA total of 10.3 million tourists visited Morocco in 2014, that is a global growth of 2.4% compared to 2013, said the Moroccan Tourism Office (ONMT).

 The receipts stood at 59.3 billion dirhams, posting an increase of 2.9%, according to figures provided by the ONMT during its board of directors meeting, held on Monday under the chairmanship of tourism minister and Office director Abderrafie Zouitene.

 Despite the unfavorable context, Morocco did better that the year 2013 with two-figure growth rates for some markets as Poland (+35%), UK (+14%) and Scandinavia (+13%), said the Office on the ministry’s website.

 Over Jan-Aug 2014, the Moroccan destination posted an increase in arrivals at border posts by +8%, compared to the same period in 2013.

 This positive progress confirms the good performance posted in 2013 (+7.2%), following three years of stagnation (2010-2011-2012)…[ORIGINAL STORY, SUBSCRIPTION REQUIRED]

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