Tangier: Record number of tourists in 2017

Tangier broke a record in tourism in 2017, more than one million overnight stays were registered.

The north of the Kingdom attracts more and more tourists. In Tangier, more than one million tourist overnight stays were registered for the first time, writes L'Economiste.

This involved a total of 1.26 million overnight stays, a growth of 25%. These tourists are not only limited to Tangier, but also visit neighboring cities such as Tetouan and Chefchaouen. A positive growth for the entire region.

The growth is partly due to the increasing number of Chinese tourists. According to L'Economiste, more than 17,000 Chinese tourists visited the city of Tangier in 2017. They come mainly through Spain.

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