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Lahcen Haddad Inaugurates Tourism Show in Casablanca

Rabat - Lahcen Haddad, the Moroccan Minister of Tourism, inaugurated the 7th annual Travel, Tourism, and Leisure Show (SVTL) in Casablanca on May 19. Initiated by the Regional Association of Casablanca Travel Agents (AVC) and held from May 19 to 21 under the auspices of the Ministry of Tourism, the show aims to explain Morocco’s tourism offerings to travelers, giving more details about new travel destinatio ...

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Marrakech’s Jamaa El Fnaa Among Best 17 Squares in the World

Rabat - Dutch Website Skyscanner has listed the famous square of Jamaa El-Fna in Marrakech among the most alluring squares to visit in the world. In an article entitled “The 17 Most Beautiful Places to Visit in the World,” Marrakech came tenth in the list. With its exotic and magic festival-like atmosphere, Jamaa El-Fna continues to fascinates its visitors and mesmerize their senses with its smells, colors, ...

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In Pictures: Deep Inside Rabat Medina

By Maroua Errai Rabat - Rabat, the deep-rooted city, the inveterate tradition, the fabulous buildings. The Medina al-Qadima of Rabat is like an art exhibition, and the buildings and houses sparkle in white and blue, some decorated with beautiful gardens. The alleys are too narrows and there many interesting historical Riads. One of the must-see attractions in the older part of the city is Souika. Souika is ...

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Haddad Highlights Morocco’s Achievements in Sustainable Tourism

Taroudant - Moroccan Minister of Tourism Lahcen Haddad said on Friday in Marrakech that the organization of COP22 in Morocco is a valuable opportunity to showcase companies’ achievements in sustainable tourism. During the his speech at the Green Growth Academy for sustainable tourism event, organized by the Moroccan Business Confederation and the Moroccan Cleaner Production Centre (CMPP), the Minister said ...

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Spanish Airline ‘Binter’ To Launch New Agadir-Tenerife Air route

Agadir - Spanish airline "Binter" presented, on Thursday in Agadir, its new flight linking Agadir to Tenerife. This new weekly flight, operational since March 2nd and scheduled on Wednesdays, is an addition to two others scheduled on Mondays and Fridays linking Agadir to Gran Canaria, said Binter's commercial director, Miguel Angel Suarez during a press conference, noting that the flight duration is approxi ...

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Ten Compelling Reasons Why Your Next Vacation Should Be in Morocco

Fez - There are certainly a number of reasons why any country in the world is worth visiting. Sadly, not all countries boast of all the important characteristics that make them a desirable travel destination – namely security, availability and attractiveness. Morocco does posses these three qualities – and many more! So what are the ten main reasons you should start considering Morocco your next vacation de ...

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Minister Confirms “Maturity” of Morocco’s Tourism Industry

Rabat - Lahcen Haddad, the Minister of Tourism, took part in a forum organized by the National Federation of Tourist Transporters (FNTT) under the theme "The Digital Revolution: Impact on Mobility,” on Wednesday.  During the minister’s speech, he confirmed "the maturity of Moroccan operators and their awareness of the challenges the sector is facing and the need to adapt to the backdrop of changing patterns ...

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10 Things You Can’t Miss Out on When You Visit Morocco

By Camille Smith Rabat - With more and more tourists pouring in the country annually, Morocco is turning into a top tourist destination. What makes it stand out is not only its beautiful sights, riads, and resorts that most tourists search for, but it also offers a cultural experience that makes it especially unique from any other getaway. Whether you have just a few days, weeks, or even months visiting Mor ...

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Moroccan Dinner is an Experience no Foreign Visitor Should Miss 

By Christopher Thomas Rabat - As an American living in Morocco, I have been both confused and delighted by a variety of cultural differences. One common activity in both cultures is infused with tradition and ritual: dinner. A true Moroccan dinner is an experience that no foreign should miss. The first difference to note is dinner time. My Moroccan host family eats dinner around 10:30 each night, which I so ...

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How Visiting Morocco Helped Dispel My Stereotypes

By Michelle Bouchard New York - I left Morocco and returned to the States a few months ago. However I did not want to write about my experiences immediately upon my return. Perhaps the memories about specific people and moments would have been sharper in my mind had I written this earlier, but I believe that whatever has stuck with me now truly constitutes my perspective on Morocco. The things I’ve learned ...

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“Followmetraveller” Posts New Picture of Couple in Kasbah in Morocco

Rabat - In 2013, the Instagram account “Followmetraveller” went viral for its picture series showing a woman taking a man’s hand and leading him through some of the world’s most recognizable and iconic landmarks. As Forbes said, "the Instagram took over the world, literally." On April 5th, Murad Osmann, the photographer responsible for the series, posted a picture of the woman, his girlfriend Natalia Zakhar ...

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