Location and Features of MoroccoBeautiful Morocco lies in the far west of North Africa where it sprinkles in the heart of desert. Formally, the country is known as the Kingdom of Morocco since the royal system is the governor. Morocco is a land that is surrounded by two water fronts, which is a point of excellence especially for tourists. However, Morocco overlooks the Mediterranean Sea in the North while it meets the Atlantic Ocean in the west. Meanwhile, the rest of the Arabic Morocco countries surround the gem stone of Africa. It is a very specific country where features of modernity are noticed in Morocco’s major cities such as, the capital city of Rabat, which are harmonically mixed with the gentle breezes of the past. Morocco is a thorough integrated country because it depends on a multi- resource income. It is an agricultural country with a high-developed economy which also stands on the wheels of trade, tourism, agriculture, industry and fabrication. However, tourism is the economy’s most effective source.
Morocco and TourismOne of the most important actions done by the government of Morocco was to enhance tourism through a series of procedures which started in 1985 where a ministry of tourism was established. It planned to increase the number of visitors with the campaigns it had published for, for example, the Plan Azur. It is a strategic marketing plan initiated by the Moroccan king, Mohammed VI in order to make Morocco a global site. The plan aimed to establish coastal resorts, more airports, roads, grand hotels, spas, new trains and fabulous touristic destinations. In addition, there was a massive direction towards renovating the historical locations, castles, and ancient fortresses. As a result, tourism in Morocco increased 30% to achieve more than five million tourists (about 11 million now!). However, Morocco attracted around one million Europeans from France, Italy, Spain and others in addition to 200, 000 Britons. Meanwhile, Morocco is the best place for Arabs as well because it is where different cultures are integrated well together.
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Where does the Tourist Start his/ her Journey in Morocco?The options are plenty in Morocco so that the tourist might be confused. He/ she would like to explore the massive mountains of Atlas and surf high waves in Agadir or maybe they want to go beyond time and feel magical mystery going to Merzouga desert or they admire the hustling cities that reflect life and beauty. The visitor is absolutely relaxed in the middle of pure nature where it is more similar to the meeting between Earth and heaven. Nothing can be more magical! The list of places the tourist can visit in Morocco is not limited, that the country contains all the aspects which every visitor desires for. Because of the country’s location, the tourist is interested in relaxation on beach in one of seaside resorts either on the Mediterranean or the Atlantic Ocean in the West of Morocco and feeling the amazing atmosphere of giant mountains or the deep Sahara. However, there are certain places of attraction you ought to visit, such as:
Sites of UNESCO World Heritage: