Tangier tourism even in low season increased
Tanger has managed to even in the low season to attract more tourists. The number of overnight stays in the city has grown by 26% in the first quarter of this year.Â Tourists and businessmen are distinguished under the new visitors. So there were almost 124,000 visitors that by the end of March of this year, reported L'Economiste.
L'Economiste also reports that the first to choose the international tourists for Tanger. They represent almost half of the visitors to the city during this first quarter. This segment grew at the end of March with over 46% over the same period a year earlier. The number of national tourists also saw an increase of 11%.
One of the reasons the fact that Tangier has become a very popular town would come through tourism fairs abroad, especially in Europe. In the summer it is Tangier has always been a popular place for many, but there seems to be low season now.
Another reason cited by the newspaper word regarding the improvement of tourism in the city of Tanger explained, is that this is linked to the development of the industrial sector. This industrial sector attracts a significant flow of visitors each year. Tanger-Med, the free zones and the Renault factory have significantly promoted business tourism in the region.