Monday, June 18, 2018

Fez Tourism Numbers Continue to Grow

A total of 386,453 overnight stays were recorded at the end of April 2018, compared to 309,166 during the same period of the previous year, according to data from the Observatoire du tourisme. The occupancy rate was 41%, compared to 35% in January-April 2017

In April alone, 126,290 overnight stays were recorded, compared to 113,212 in April 2017, an increase of 12%. The occupancy rate was 54%, against 50% in the same month of 2017. The average length of stay during this period, it was 1.8 days, a rate identical to that achieved during the same period of the year 2017.

At the national level, the total nights spent in tourist accommodation establishments classified, at the end of April 2018, an increase of + 10% compared to the same period of 2017 (+ 13% for non-resident tourists and + 4% for residents).

The two tourist attractions Marrakech and Agadir alone generated 61% of total overnight stays at the end of April 2018. These two cities recorded an increase of + 12% and + 8% respectively.

Other destinations also performed well with Tangier and Rabat showing a double-digit increases of + 12% and + 13% respectively.


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