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Articles tagged “morocco”

Morocco Looks to Russia, China and Low-Cost Carriers to Increase Tourism Numbers

To distinguish itself from its neighbors and revive lagging visitor numbers from Europe, Morocco is looking to attract more travelers from Russia and China with more convenient and affordable air routes.

6 months ago

The Best and Worst African Countries at Tourism Branding

Many African countries are ripe for tourism innovation; however, it will take on-the-ground product development in addition to smart marketing campaign to shift travelers' perceptions and drive bookings.

2 years ago

Morocco Hopes Its Protective Ebola Moves Will Bolster Tourism

It's a sad reality, but in a world where tourism to east Africa has dropped because of tourism concerns, playing hardball in an effort to make tourist-feeding nations happy isn't the worst idea.

2 years ago

Morocco Saw Record 10 Million Tourists in 2013, Recovering From the Arab Spring

Hotel average daily rates haven't yet recovered in Morocco, but visitors are returning in record numbers, and that's a good thing.

3 years ago

Morocco Targets China and Turkey to Boost 2014 Tourism Numbers

Visa-free travel to Morocco from China will be a boon to the industry.

3 years ago

Ritz-Carlton makes a bet on Tunisia and Morocco with 3 new properties

3 years ago

Morocco works on convincing world that it’s nothing like its unfriendly neighbors

Morocco’s best shot at growth is an positive ad campaign that reminds people why they've been coming for decades and distinguishes it from its regional peers.

3 years ago

Morocco caught the Dubai bug, and now it is paying for it big time

4 years ago

Casablanca’s new coastal tram line relieves stress for travelers and residents

Although its primary goal is to connect towns and ease congestion, the tram allows travelers easy access to the city's primary sites and the coast as well.

4 years ago

Morocco looks to sell stake in national carrier, Royal Air Maroc

Morocco aims to treble tourism by partnering with a gulf airline to drive access from currently untapped tourist markets in China, India, and Latin America.

4 years ago

The world’s 10 best destinations for street food

From Mexican churros to Moroccan kebabs, these descriptions of street-side snacks will make even the most swanky /snobbiest traveler's mouth water.

4 years ago

The Ryanair effect in reverse: Flight cuts to Morocco means fewer tourists

The effect of bulk low-cost airlines like Ryanair and Easyjet can work both ways: they can dump lots of European tourists on your beaches, or they can dump you when things don't go their way. Bet other countries like Egypt -- desperate for tourism -- are lobbying Ryanair now.

4 years ago