The number of overnight stays in classified establishments in Agadir jumped to 432,468 this past October.
Taroudant – The number of overnight stays rose by 12.79 percent. A study recorded during the same time period last year saw 383,430 rooms filled.
The global occupancy rate, or the percentage of rooms filled this year reached 54.25 percent compared to 50.83 percent during the same period last year.
Agadir is the top tourist destination in France. Overnight stays by French tourists rose by 22.61 percent. The number climbed to 96.034 overnight stays compared to 78.325 during October, 2017 according to the regional council for tourism.
In second place are the Germans. Their number grew by 3.35 percent, recording 95,519 overnight stays compared to 92,423 in October of last year.
The British came in third with 57,676 last October, compared to 53,818 in the same period last year, showing an increase of 7.17 percent.
The number of domestic tourists rose by 5.50 percent, recording 53.275 overnight stays last October after it was 50.499 in October, 2017.
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Classified hotel clubs received a record of 140,026 overnight stays last October, followed by four-star hotels with 11,306, then five-star hotels with 87,692 overnight stays.
Special offers launched on direct flights to and from Agadir by Royal Air Maroc (RAM), Air Arabia, and Lufthansa contributed great deal in improving tourism capacities and travel in the capital of Souss.