The city of Fez and its charming atmosphere keeps attracting international and local tourists.
Rabat – The National Observatory of Tourism said that nights in listed tourist hotels increased by 17 percent at the end of November 2018.
The statistics show that the number of overnight stays in classified accommodation spots in the city of Fez reached 1,007,804 overnight stays during the 11 months of 2018, against 860,13 overnight stays in the same period the previous year.
The same data shows that the number of arrivals in listed hotels in the city reached 539,372 tourists, representing 18 percent by November 2018, against 457, 641 in the same period of 2017.
According to the National Observatory of Tourism, the improvement is thanks to the arrival of tourists from China, Italy US, Spain, Germany, France, and the Netherlands.
In addition to the city of Fez, several Moroccan cities attracted high numbers of tourists last year.
Marrakech recorded over 2.4 million tourist arrivals in the period from January to November in addition to 2.6 million scheduled hotel stays through the end of 2018.
Agadir, another popular Moroccan city, recorded over 4.5 million overnight stays by tourists in the period between January and October 2018.
Major hotels and classified accommodation in Essaouira, another popular coastal city, recorded an occupancy rate of 100 percent over New Year’s Eve, a positive finale to a promising year for tourism in the coastal city.