The tourists arriving in Agadir from Moroccan cities during the first half of this year numbered 166,560, thus occupying the first place among visitors of different nationalities who have opted for this destination.
According to figures from the Regional Council of Tourism (CRT) Agadir Souss-Massa, the number of domestic tourists arrived in classified hotels of Agadir in the first six months of this year has increased by 19.66% compared to the number of 139,189 registered during the same period of the year 2018, reports the MAP.
French tourists come in second place with 103,111 arrivals against 87,340 during the first half of the previous year, marking an increase of 18.06%, says the same source, adding that German tourists arrive in 3rd position with 63,350 arrivals against 59,857 , up 5.84%.
Arrivals of tourists from the United Kingdom increased by 23.65% from 49,400 to 61,085 during the first six months of 2019.
Tourist establishments classified in Agadir registered 523,686 arrivals of different nationalities in the first half of 2019 compared with 486,651 for the same period a year earlier, an increase of 7.61%, according to the same source.
In terms of ranking by tourist accommodation unit, 4-star hotels rank first with a total of 153,087 tourists of different nationalities, followed by tourist villages that welcomed 113,118 tourists, while 5-star hotels ranked third. with a total of 101,448 tourists.
The average occupancy rate of hotels, tourist clubs and tourist residences ranked in the first semester of this year 51.12% while the average stay for each tourist is estimated at 4.51 nights against 4.62 nights during from the same period a year ago.