Tourism: Positive forecast for the summer

The forecasts concerning the performance of tourist activity during the summer of 2022 augur positive results, estimated, Thursday in Rabat, the Minister Delegate in charge of Relations with Parliament, government spokesperson, Mustapha Baitas. “Several factors have contributed to predicting positive signs, particularly for seaside destinations where the occupancy rate could reach almost 80% over the next summer”, assured Mr. Baitas in response to questions from journalists during a press point held at the end of the weekly meeting of the Government Council. → Read also: Tourism: Still a long way to go for Morocco, according to WEF He pointed out that the Ministry of Tourism has endeavored to mobilize 2 million overnight stays thanks to online reservations, 360,000 tourists thanks to traditional reservations, 4, 25 million seats on flights to Morocco, in addition to the forecast for the “Marhaba” operation. “We expect a recovery in the tourism sector during the summer of 2022, in particular with the return of the Moroccan community residing abroad”, affirmed, for his part, the Minister Delegate to the Minister of Economy and Finance in charge of the budget, Faouzi Lakjaa. The Minister noted that the proactive support of the sector in the amount of 2 billion dirhams was not intended to accompany the rhythm of the daily management of hotels and tourist establishments, but rather their upgrading. With MAP