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MENAFN - Arab News - 30/08/2014
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(MENAFN - Arab News) On the sidelines of the recent Ministerial Discussion Forum on the future of tourism in MENA region Moroccan Tourism Minister Lahcen Haddad said that Morocco which attracted 10 million tourists in the last two years aims to receive 20 million visitors by 2020.

In line with this vision Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort a tourism attraction in the country has boosted summer packages to entice Saudi guests to extend their stays.

'We are on track to achieve the goal of 40 percent of our tourism being driven by domestic tourists. However internationally we are on a high trajectory as we have succeeded in promoting Morocco as a hospitable and distinguished destination across the globe' Haddad said.

Morocco's tourism strategy has been highly successful in traditional markets like Spain and France as well as newer markets such as Saudi Arabia and Eastern Europe.

Morocco has daily air connections tGulf countries such as Saudi Arabia the UAE and Qatar. It also plans to launch daily flights to other countries including Kuwait.

Stephan Killinger president Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort said: 'Other types of tourism are also contributing to a big chunk of the overall sector in Morocco. Our records show that Saudi Arabia represents one of the highest footfalls at the resort among new markets.'

Killinger announced that Mazagan has made its summer packages more attractive for Saudis valid until the end of September. The summer package offers one free night on a 4-night package and two free nights on a 5-night package starting from 110 per person.

The package includes accommodation for 2 adults and 2 kids with complimentary breakfast free meals for kids free access to 3 kids' clubs (Baby Club Kids Club and Club Rush) free access to Hammam steam room tennis fitness and biking and complimentary airport shuttle service.


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