The Moroccan National Tourist Office has announced the appointment of Amine Boughaleb as its UK director. Boughaleb’s remit will include promoting Morocco as a destination that offers an unforgettable seaside and a unique cultural experience to British travellers.
bmi has announced its services to Marrakech will be increased from three to five times a week, in response to growing customer demand. From October 1st 2011 until April 14th 2012 inclusive, bmi will operate to Marrakech from London Heathrow every Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Three Moroccan men have been arrested in connection with the bombing of a popular tourist cafe in Marrakech. The suspects are reported to be “loyal” to al Qaeda, according to Moroccan police. The attack last week in the famous Djemaa el-Fna Square left 16 people dead including 11 foreigners.
Morocco has launched an investigation into a suicide bomb attack that left 16 people dead including 11 foreigners in a popular tourist café in Marrakech’s famous Djemaa el-Fna Square. The foreign victims are reported to include eight French, one Briton, one Dutch and one Israeli.