Morocco wins hearts of the Germans

The efforts of the tourism industry to Germans to draw Morocco seems to bear fruit, announced the President of the national Office for tourism (ONMT). He gives that the number of German tourists increases strongly.

The National Bureau of tourism and the professionals working in the tourism sector are very satisfied. The past two years they have been working hard on the German market to be more visible and today they see the result of their hard work.

The number of German tourists is increasing, as indicated by the ONMT. There 278,073 German tourists stayed in Morocco at the end of June, this is an increase of 12% over the same period of the previous year and an increase of 44% compared with 2010, reports the news medium Aujourd'hui le Maroc.

The figures in terms of overnight stays were 853,984 against 571,364 the end of June a year earlier. As a result, Germany in the top 3 of the tourism market in terms of arrivals and overnight stays, just after the French and Spaniards.

Three cities are extra appreciated by the Germans. The first is Agadir, the average length of stay (DMS) there is light increased from 7.4 to 7.6 days between 2015 and 2016. The second city is AIT Melloul with a DMS of 7.4 days in 2016 at 6.5 a year earlier. And the third is Khouribga, where the DMS has increased from 6.6 to 4.5 days in 2016.

Choose 71% for classified hotels during their stay, 11% rent or stay in riads and 5% choose the camp site, give the figures.

What the expenditure, the Germans spend more attention to the portfolio. The expenditure of the German tourists in Morocco amounted to 1.5 billion in 2016 dirham against 1.9 billion dirham in 2015, down so.