Morocco tourism increased by 2.8%
Although the rise is pretty positive, this is lower than what international experts had predicted. The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) predicted an increase of 3.5%. This increase is only about foreign tourism. The domestic tourism sector rose by 2.5% in Morocco, against a forecast of 2.9% by WTTC.
The Moroccan Ministry of tourism is currently conducting the project Vision 2020, which is keen to increase the total number of visitors to explosive. Be constructed hotels and infrastructure improved. ' Tourism is a harbinger of wealth, a source of employment, a way for Morocco to open up to the outside world and a means for Morocco to attract investment, "said Minister Labastida H opposite Moroccoworldnews about this.
The favors of tourism, however, are visible only in the largest cities such as Marrakech and Casablanca. According to H should be changed so that the positive aspects this situation all over Morocco. ' Today we have 950 travel agencies in Morocco. More than half is in Casablanca and Marrakech ', outlines the Minister.
Morocco expects for this year a toerismeboost thanks to the Chinese market. This has everything to do with the visit of King Mohammed VI to China earlier this year. There he eased visa requirements for Chinese tourists who want to Morocco. Next year's report, focus on 2016, will be the effect of this notice.