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Moroccan National Tourism Office Seeks to Boost Tourism with New Website Campaign

Rabat - The Moroccan National Tourist Office (ONMT) announced a competition to design its new website, TelQuel reported this week. The contest calls for competitors to bring “strategic thinking to design, content writing and translations.” The goal of a new website will be to “optimize the presence of the Moroccan brand on the web.” The ONMT also wants it to target Moroccans living abroad. In addition to in ...

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Discover Morocco This Winter

New York- It’s a truly unique country filled with culture, ancient cities, stunning coastal areas and remote towns. Morocco is a great choice destination for your winter trip away this year. So why not take a look at our list of things you can do in Morocco in the coming months to help you begin planning your exotic getaway. Go Surfing There are plenty of surfing hotspots around the world that attract pros ...

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Morocco Launches Platform to Promote Hassani Culture

By Cindy Basha Rabat - Morocco's Minister of Communications, Mustapha Khalfi, announced in Laâyoune the launching of a new platform to celebrate and share the Hassani culture.  According to Khalfi, the goal of this project is to recognize the importance of the Sahraouie Hassani in Morocco's cultural and historical identity, as well as share it with the rest of the world. At the celebration, the government a ...

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Agadir’s Atlas Kasbah Hotel Gets Worlds Responsible Tourism Award 2015

Rabat - Morocco’s Atlas Kasbah Ecolodge in Agadir has won the award for “Best Hotel for Local Sourcing” at the World Responsible Tourism Awards 2015 in London. The Atlas Kasbah Ecolodge received the gold medal as the top hotel in the world for local sourcing at the Word Travel Market, the most prominent event for the travel industry in the world, which took place in the UK’s capital city, November 2-5, acco ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo Spends Weekend With Badr Hari in Agadir

Rabat - Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has arrived in Agadir on Saturday, on his second visit to Morocco this October, after his epic vacation in Marrakech earlier this month. On October 11, Ronaldo promised Moroccans in a post on Instagram, as he was leaving Marrakech that he would come back to see them again. The Portuguese star proved he is a man of his word, as he kept the promise and came back ...

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Yves Saint Laurent, Pierre Bergé’s Islamic Art Collection to Be Auctioned in Marrakech

By Yasyn Mouhir Marrakech - French auction house Artcurial will auction the Islamic art collection of Pierre Bergé and Yves Saint Laurent on October 31 in the salons of the Palace Es Saadi in Marrakech. The "A Moroccan Passion" sale will be held to aid the Jardin Majorelle Foundation. Pierre Bergé said in the preface of the sale catalogue, "As soon as we arrived in Morocco, both Yves Saint Laurent and I wer ...

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Taylor Kinney Wants to Marry Lady Gaga in Morocco

Rabat - Morocco could host the wedding of Lady Gaga and the 34-year-old actor Taylor Kinney who has fallen in love with the North African country when he shot his movie Rock the Kasbah there. Chicago Fire actor Taylor, who got engaged to the Poker Face singer in February, said he fell in love with Morocco while filming Rock the Kasbah, and would like to get married there. Speaking to Entertainment Tonight, ...

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Moroccan Royal Mansour Named Best Hotel in Africa

Rabat - The Royal Mansour in Marrakech was named best hotel in Africa at the ceremony awards “Prix Villégiature 2015” held on Monday, October 19, in Paris. The jury of the “Prix Villégiature 2015” was composed of 22 journalists and correspondents covering the five continents. The election of the hotels was conducted through secret ballot in the famous Hilton Paris Hotel Opera. Besides Royal Mansour, four ho ...

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British Footballer Gary Lineker Enjoys Family Holiday in Morocco

Rabat - Following in the footsteps of many public figures and prominent sportsmen, former British footballer Gary Lineker recently chose Marrakech, the Moroccan red city, to spend some time off with his family. On Tuesday October 13, in the company of his two elder sons, the footballer posted several snaps of his stay in Morocco for his Instagram followers, including one enjoying a sports session along with ...

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Moroccan Man in Jellaba Dances to the Rhythm of Michael Jackson, Scares People

  Casablanca - Young Moroccan man takes to the streets of Casablanca with a special hidden talent that unexpectedly scared some and made others laugh. The Moroccan performer dressed in Jellaba underwent a rigorous makeup transformation to age his face and appear like an elder calmly walking the streets of the city. Passersby near him were pranked when he suddenly burst into dance moves straight from a ...

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Morocco’s Chefchaouen Among World’s Best City Skylines

Taroudant - Northern City of Chefchaouen Featured Among Telegraph's ranking of the World's Best City Skylines Chefchaouen, locally known as Chaouen, is a beautiful blue painted city nestled in the Moroccan Rif range to the east of Tangier. The blue city ranks 13th out of 26, ahead of globally famous cities such as New York, Paris and Shanghai. Among city’s strengths, The Telegraph referred to the historical ...

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After Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar to Visit Marrakech

Rabat - After Cristiano Ronaldo’s epic trip to Marrakech, FC Barcelona’s star Neymar Junior is due to arrive in the Red City in the upcoming weeks, over an invitation by Moroccan international Hachim Mastour. Multiple media reports in Spain said Neymar will probably spend the Christmas holiday in Marrakech with his Moroccan friend, Hachim Mastour. The 17-year-old Mastour, who moved to Spain from Italy after ...

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