Morocco Jan-Aug tourism income tops $4.5bn
, January 30, 2014
El Jadida, Morocco
Tourism revenues in Morocco touched MD38.8 billion ($4.69 billion) during the eight-month period ending August 2013, marking an increase of 2.1 per cent over the corresponding period in previous year, a report said.
Ninety-six per cent of tourists rated their trip to Morocco higher than other destinations, according to the report released by Moroccan National Tourist Office, part of Ministry of Tourism Morocco.
Moreover, CNN International also categorized Morocco as one of the best tourists-friendly countries in Africa.
Echoing the sentiment, Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort, one of the leading tourism destinations in Morocco which is managed by Kerzner International, reported that there was a significant increase in room occupancy and in GCC families and visitors during 2013 compared to 2012.
According to the resort management, this was due to the customized packages offered at Mazagan, a destination that European comfort levels with traditional Arab style.
During 2013, Mazagan offered innovative and attractive packages, including Stay for four night and pay for three and Stay seven nights and pay for five. The packages also included breakfast for two adults and two kids, access to three kids’ clubs, access to Hammam steam room, tennis, fitness & biking, free access to nightclub and airport shuttle.
Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort, located 90 km south of Casablanca in El Jadida, is a coastal destination resort overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.
The resort’s 500 rooms offer views of the ocean, lagoons, golf course, landscaped gardens and a stunning swimming pool in the centre. Sixty-seven luxurious villas are also situated alongside the golf course with fantastic views of the Atlantic coastline. – TradeArabia News Service