By Chaimaa Zahaar Rabat - The British Film Week film will organize in its 2017 edition the projection of classics movies of the 1940s. After the kicking off last week in Casablanca, the event starts Monday, June 19 in Rabat. The British Film Week is back to support initiatives for cultural revitalization during the holy...0
Marrakech 7th Favorite French Tourist Destination: Report
By Chaymaa Benallouch
Rabat - The city of Marrakech ranks in the top 10 favorite destinations of French tourists for the summer of 2017, according to hotel price comparison site Trivago.
Marrakech is ranked 7th, along with New York and European cities like London, Paris, Lisbon, Rome, and Barcelona.
Marrakech places ahead of other European tourist destinations such as Amsterdam and Venice.
Trivago states that Paris is always the favorite destination, while Nice and Porto-Vecchio are ranked 2ndand 3rd.
This year, Marne-la-Vallée, where Disneyland, is located, entered the ranking, tying with Marrakech.
Based on Trivago's statistics, French tourists are expected to spend an average of EUR 157 for a hotel night in a standard double room this summer. That is about EUR 20 less than their English counterparts, who are expected to spend EUR 176 on average for the same booking.
August is the favored month for French summer holidaying. Almost 40 percent of French hotel searches were for stays in August, compared with 38 percent for July and only 22 percent for June.