Wednesday – February, 3 2021 – 19:23
Moroccan professionals intend to attract Jewish shrines and the exploits of navigators to Israeli tourists.
Moroccan professionals are betting on the acceleration of the vaccination rate with the Corona vaccine inside and outside Morocco, to revive the activities of the tourist services sector in Moroccan cities, with the start of the second half of this year. year.
Since the beginning of mid-March, the tourism sector has been going through a difficult situation due to the Coronavirus epidemic. It has imposed strict restrictions on air traffic, and most countries have halted flights as well as Moroccan tourist units, due to the strict measures the government has imposed on Morocco to deal with the “Covid 19 pandemic”.
Professionals place high hopes in new markets to launch the tourist season in Morocco in the first half of this year.
In this context, a Moroccan expert in the field of tourism, confirms that the Israeli market is one of the tourist markets on which Moroccan professionals can bet.
He said that “Israel has recorded the highest and fastest vaccination rates of its citizens against Corona in the world, and there is a great thirst for Moroccan Jews residing there to take a sightseeing tour. in the country, and professionals must speed up the preparation of the appropriate ground for receiving tourist groups, providing services that meet their religious and ideological requirements.
The spokesperson added in the same statement: “Expectations indicate the possibility of reaching 200,000 Israeli tourists, who will often come to Morocco to visit historical monuments and Jewish religious monuments. This forces Moroccan travel agencies to set up religious tourism itineraries adapted to this category of tourists.
The expert from the tourism services sector explained that the Israelis are among the most spending tourists, as their individual expenses exceed a thousand dollars per tourist against less than 650 dollars for foreign tourists who make the pilgrimage to Morocco from Europe in particular, this confirms the importance of attracting a growing number of Israeli tourists with historical ties to Morocco.
He pointed out that Jewish religious shrines and the exploits of the navigator go a long way in reviving tourist visits by Israelis to Morocco.