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Casablanca Tops ’16 Most Disappointing’ Destinations in the World

Taroudant - US magazine Business Insider included two Moroccan cities in a ranking of "most disappointing destinations on Earth," announced on December 11. Casablanca, the Moroccan largest city and the leading African business hub, topped the ranking of the "most disappointing destinations on Earth". "Really, Casablanca is just a dumpy business district on the coast. Other than one obscenely expensive mosqu ...

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Morocco on Forbes’ Top 10 Coolest Places to Visit in 2015

Taroudant - Morocco appears in Frobes’ list of the 10 Coolest Places to Visit in 2015, announced last week. The American business magazine ranked Morocco the World’s second coolest destination in 2015, highlighting the country’s famous souks, square and riads of Marrakech or the amazing beaches of Agadir. Only behind Iceland, which topped the list as “the happiest place on earth,” Morocco comes second ahead ...

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Morocco, Most Searched Bing Travel Keyword in France

Rabat- A new report released by Microsoft revealed that Morocco was the most searched keyword in France in 2014 on the travel section of the Bing search engine. Every year, the Microsoft-owned search engine Bing releases the trending keywords that users search for. According to Bing’s data, Morocco was the most searched travel destination by French users, followed by New York, Venice, and Barcelona. This is ...

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2 Moroccan Cities Top List of Twitter’s Top 10 Winter Holiday Destinations

Rabat- Travel experts revealed that Tangier and Agadir are among the top ten cities featured in Tweets featuring “holiday” words and the most popular holiday spots for British tourists. Agadir and Tangier top the list of “trending” winter escapes in a list that was published for the first time by TravelSupermarket researchers. According to the Mirror, TravelSupermarket researchers discovered that not only a ...

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Morocco Tops Favorite Destinations for Dutch Tourists: Survey

Amsterdam -  Morocco topped the favorite travel destinations for Dutch tourists, according to a survey conducted by Dutch leading travel website, Riksja Travel. Morocco came ahead of Ecuador and Thailand in the survey that included around 14,000 participants. The twelve-question survey aimed at unveiling the choices and expectations of Dutch travelers. The website noted that Morocco stands as an attractive ...

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EasyJet Celebrates Its New Route to Morocco

Rabat - The British low-cost airline EasyJet made a wonderful cake topped by both countries’ national headwear at Glasgow Airport for the launch of the company’s new twice-weekly A320 service to Marrakech in Morocco on Oct. 29. Francois Bourienne, Commercial Director, Glasgow Airport, and Ali Gayward, UK Commercial Manager, EasyJet were holding the cake tray are. This route is currently the only scheduled s ...

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UK Market Is Strategic For Moroccan Tourism Sector: Official

London - The UK market is strategic for the tourism sector in Morocco which seeks to make tourism a lever for social and economic development, director general of the Moroccan National Tourist Office (ONMT) Abderrafie Zouiten said. Speaking to MAP on the sidelines of the World Travel Market, the world's largest event for travel industry (London Nov. 3-6), the Moroccan official stressed the importance of the ...

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Marrakech Jemaa El Fna: New Security Mechanism ‘HADAR’ Launched

Marrakesh - The new security mechanism known as “Hadar”, created to counter security threats facing the Kingdom, was recently launched in Marrakech at Jemaa El Fna. Following an announcement made by the Minister of the Interior concerning the Royal directive to reinforce the country’s capability to fight various threats targeting the Kingdom, “Hadar”, meaning “alert”, was launched in the famous Jemaa El Fna ...

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Spanish Queen’s Sister Celebrates Her Birthday in Marrakech

Rabat- Telma Ortiz, the sister of Dona Letizia, the Queen of Spain and spouse of King Felipe VI, added her name to the long list of celebrities and important personalities who choose Marrakech to celebrate their parties, such as birthdays and weddings. The 41-year old woman, who is married with Jaime del Burgo, celebrated her birthday last weekend in Marrakech, according to El Confidencial. To celebrate the ...

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Morocco: Kassr Annoujoum to organise “IncontriFès” 2014

Taroudant, Morocco - The Ducci Foundation, in collaboration with the International Centre for Intercultural Dialogue (C.I.D.I.), presents the fourth edition of IncontriFès 2014 in Kassr Annoujoum, Fes, from October 30 through November 1. Designed to build and reinforce a cultural bridge between Europe and Morocco, the event will host a number of interesting conferences, art exhibitions, cultural activities, ...

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Morocco among Top 10 World Destinations to Visit In 2015

Taroudant - The travel publisher Lonely Planet has unveiled the top destinations in the world to visit in 2015. Morocco is included in the list.  Lonely Planet selected the kingdom among the top best world countries to visit in 2015 due to its proximity to Europe, unique style of cuisine and diversified and rich culture. Singapore, in Southeast Asia tops Lonely Planet’s top ten destinations, followed by Nam ...

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Brad Pitt Enjoys Riding a Motorcycle in Morocco’s Mountains

Rabat- Brad Pitt counts himself among a large number of world-class celebrities who have fallen for the beauty of Morocco’s diverse landscapes. In an interview with Details magazine, the American actor said that he likes to ride his motorcycle in the High Atlas Mountains in Morocco. “I try to carve out time for a solo ride in every country I travel to, from the Highlands of Scotland to the Atlas Mountains o ...

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