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Hospitality: Morocco in the African top 3

Morocco ranks third in terms of hotel projects in Africa, according to a study by “W Hospitality Group”. With 36 hotel projects underway for some 6,395 rooms, the Kingdom is ahead of Ethiopia and Kenya. Egypt tops the ranking with 51 projects underway, an additional capacity of 15,158 rooms, followed …

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Tourism: 4.1% increase in tourist arrivals in Morocco

Nearly 2.506 million tourists visited Morocco between January and March 2019, an increase of 4.1% compared to the same period a year earlier (+4% for foreign tourists and +5% for Moroccans living abroad), according to the Tourism Observatory. The main issuing markets saw an increase in arrivals during this period, …

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RAM flights affected by strike in France

Some Royal Air Maroc (RAM) flights departing and arriving at Paris Orly, Lyon, Marseille and Toulouse airports will be disrupted due to the public service strike in France on Thursday 9 May. In a statement, the national airline invites its travelers to check if their flights are affected by these …

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More and more Moroccans travel to Israel

Morocco and Israel do not maintain diplomatic relations. But this does not prevent Israeli nationals from visiting the Kingdom, and the inverse. This is also what Ofir Gendelman, the spokesman for Arab media in the office of Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu, said. According to the Hebrew official, the number …

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Air Arabia improves its quarterly benefits

Air Arabia posts solid financial results for the first quarter of 2019. The leading Emirate low-cost airline in the MENA region, has a turnover of UA 1.02 billion, or more than $ 280 million, up 17% year-on-year. Its net profit amounts to 128 million Emirati dirhams (35 million dollars), an …

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Ryanair: Morocco is the largest market in MENA

Chief executive of the low-cost carrier Ryanair, Michael O’Leary, said that Morocco is his company’s biggest market in the the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA). O’Leary added that Morocco has 2.5 million passengers annually. The second biggest market for Rayanair in the Middle East is Israel, with 1.3 …

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