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Morocco Ranks 2nd Most Visited Destination for US Travelers

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Moroccois the second fastest growing destination for US travelers,claims Squarespace,a major travel insurance provider in the United States.Egypt ranks first.The year-to-year spending for travel has increased by 6.7% with the average cost for a trip to Morocco estimating $3,673.According to the Morocco tourism observatory,12.3 million tourists traveled to Morocco in 2018;this is a 8.3 % increase from 2017.Some of these numbers are represented by arrivals from Italy ( +15% ) Germany
(+10% ),France (+ 8 %),and Spain (+6%);the US travel data to Morocco is significant too.Statistics from the observatory demonstrate that from January to October 2018,tourists coming from the US were 316,450;for the same period in 2010,American tourists to Morocco totaled 159,508

Morocco's fastest growing destinations include the imperial cityMarrakech( +10%) and the coastal city,Agadir(+8%).Fez,Rabat,and Tangier have also been showing continuously increasing activity.Recently,Royal Air Maroc announced they will launch a direct flight from Casablanca to Boston in June 2019.