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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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Merzouga: a Destination of Health and Sights

Ouarzazate - Merzouga, a small village in the south east of Morocco, located about 35 km from Rissani and 55 km from Erfoud, is the largest oasis in Morocco. It has become a favorite destination for enthusiasts and lovers of golden sand as well as for those who seek therapy for certain illnesses. While some seek the oasis' therapeutic sand, others seek to discover lifestyle of the remaining nomadic tribes i ...

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Marrakech Palais Namaskar Named Best Hotel in Africa

Rabat- The Palais Namaskar Marrakech has been named best hotel in Africa for the year 2014 by jury of the Prix  Villégiature. The Palais Namaskar was in competition with another Moroccan establishment, Sofitel Agadir Thalassa Sea & Spa, as well as hotels from Mauritius, Egypt and Tanzania. The jury of this edition was composed of 20 journalists and correspondents representing French media. Earlier this ...

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Moroccan Minister of Tourism Denies Fall in Reservations from France

Rabat - Moroccan Minister of Tourism Lahcen Haddad announced the creation of a watch cell  to monitor the development of the French tourism market. In a statement to Agency of Maghreb Arab Press (PAM), Haddad dismissed claims that 50 percent of French reservations in Morocco were cancelled recently. He emphasized that some tour operators recorded a drop of 15 percent in reservations.   The Minister said tha ...

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Marrakech Increases its Market Share From Germany

Marrakch- The number of German tourists arrivals in Marrakech over the first eight months of the year rose by 36.5% compared to last year. Nights spent in Marrakech by tourists rose by 34%. The Moroccan Tourist Office is designating Germany as a strategic market, noting that German tourists take 82 million trips per year, making it the largest market for tourism package flights. Germans are high-spending to ...

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Bienvenue au Bled: Impressions of Someone from Outside

By Zahra Astitou Granada – "Où est la carte nationale? Ici c'est un nom marocain!?” The confusion at the passport control was great. The men in uniform were discussing my case amongst each other and paid little attention to me. Having taken the boat from Algeciras, Spain to Tangiers, Morocco, I was surprised that none of the people in uniform spoke a word of Spanish. They didn’t speak English either, and my ...

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Morocco’s Ouzoud Waterfalls Features Among 10 Best Waterfalls in the World

Tinjedad, Morocco- Adioso featured the Moroccan waterfalls of Ouzoud, located in the province of Azilal, 150 km northeast of Marrakech, among the 10 Best Waterfalls in the World. The waterfalls of Ouzoud, which received the Certificate of Excellence 2014 by the international travel website, TripAdvisor, are one of the most popular sights in Morocco, providing uplifting sightseeing. The falls of Ouzoud, whic ...

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Morocco Tops Africa’s most visited countries

Taroudant, Morocco - Morocco comes on the top of the Africa’s most visited countries last year, according to the rankings announced this week by the World Tourism Organization. With 55.7 million international tourists’ arrivals to Africa in the past year, Morocco comes in the first rankamong the top five African countries that received most of  tourists followed by South Africa, Tunisia, Algeria and Mozambi ...

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Morocco: Can Tourism Carry the Economy Through the Difficult Years Ahead?

Marrakech - The Moroccan government insists that 2014 will be a good year despite the fall in phosphate exports and the likelihood that agricultural production of cereals may fall by 31% this year due to adverse conditions. Growth projections from the IMF, World Bank, and the HCP vary from 3 to 3.5%. Morocco’s automotive sector has now done better in exports than in phosphates, as OCP encounters a difficult ...

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Moroccan Hostels Rank Third Best Hostels in the World

Taroudant, Morocco- The hostel reservation site HostelBookers.com has released a list of the top-rated lodgings around the world for backpackers and budget travelers looking to book their next accommodations. The site ranked Moroccan youth hostels among the best in the world. Using as reference the various reviews posted by travelers who stayed in them, HostelBookers, the well-known portal specialized in 'l ...

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Morocco’s Main Tourist Destination Upgrades its Transport System

Marrakech- Marrakech’s bus transport system will be upgraded in 2015, according to a report in L’Economiste. A rapid bus service will be launched from departure points at Koutoubia and Bab Doukkala to the main city suburbs. The first two new routes are planned for 2015, with service to the suburbs of Mhamid Guemassa, Massira, and Sidi Youssef Ben Ali. The new bus station will be located on Boulevard Allal E ...

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