The Moroccan government is pushing forward with a new initiative to raise tourism revenues, according to local reports.
The Head of Government, Aziz Akhannouch, chaired, on March 17 in Rabat, the signing of the strategic roadmap for tourism 2023-2026 with a budget of around 600 million dollars.
This roadmap aims, by 2026, to attract 17.5 million tourists, to reach 120 billion dirhams in foreign exchange earnings, to create 80,000 direct and 120,000 indirect jobs, in addition to repositioning tourism as a key sector. in the national economy.
Recent government statistics revealed that while tourism numbers have returned to pre covid period, the calibre of tourists themselves has dropped to a lower class, meaning lower revenues.