EHTCs record nearly 10.5 million overnight stays at the end of May


The volume of overnight stays in classified tourist accommodation establishments (EHTC) reached nearly 10.5 million overnight stays during the first five months of 2024, an increase of 8% compared to the same period a year earlier, according to the Tourism Observatory.

These overnight stays are divided between national tourism (-3% to 2.8 million overnight stays) and international tourism (+13% to 7.7 million overnight stays), the observatory specifies in a document on statistics on tourism in Morocco for the month of May 2024.

By destination, Marrakech comes first with around 4 million overnight stays, followed in particular by Agadir (2.37 million overnight stays) and Casablanca (842,542 overnight stays), the same source said.

In May 2024 alone, EHTCs recorded nearly 2.6 million overnight stays, an increase of 13% compared to the same month last year, with an increase of 18% in international tourism and 3% in national tourism.

The Observatory also reveals that tourist arrivals at border posts increased by 15% to exceed 5.9 million people at the end of May.

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