Morocco Attracts 11.3m Tourists in Jan.-Nov. (2018)

13/01/2019 12:13

The total tourism in Morocco has raised up to 8.5 per cent in 2018 compared with the same period last year with a total of 11.5 million tourists.

With this figures is normal to think that the hotel construction in the country will increase accordingly. This is a good oportunity for construction companies and for the furnishing companies specialized in hospitality as well.

A total of 11.3 million tourists visited Morocco between January and November, up 8.5 percent from the same period last year, the Moroccan Tourism Ministry said on Thursday.

According to the Moroccan ministry’s statistics, the number of foreign tourists hiked by 15 percent, while the arrivals of Moroccans living abroad rose by two percent.

During the first eleven months of 2018, the growth was mainly driven by the continuous increase of visits from traditional European markets.

The statistics showed an increases of 15 percent in Italian tourist arrivals, 10 percent in German tourists, eight percent in French visitors, and six percent in Spanish tourists.

Morocco’s top tourist destinations of Marrakech and Agadir generated alone 60 percent of total overnight stays, the same source noted.

The North African country is on its way to set a new record in tourist arrivals after it attracted a record of 11.35 million tourists in 2017.