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Morocco Ranks World’s Fourth Destination for Responsible and Sustainable Tourism

Aziz Allilou | Morocco World News   in  ·
July 22, 2015

Morocco was ranked fourth in Le Parisien’s list of top ten destinations for responsible tourism, after Madagascar in third, Brazil in second, and Costa Rica ranked first.

The French newspaper said that Morocco’s Atlas Mountains offer a responsible tourism par excellence.

“This piece of land is interesting, since allows visitors discover the rich culture of Morocco and its arts of life, such as the music of Gnawa, and the cosmetics workshops in the Ourika Valley,” wrote Le Parisien.

The French newspaper said that travelling over the landscape in this fashion, just as the local people do, provides tourists with a rewarding way to gain insight into the ancient cultures and untamed landscapes of this magical land.

Le Parisien also urged tourists to go on excursions on camels to the Moroccan desert to meet local people and discover the area’s extraordinary biodiversity.

As for housing, Le Parisien assures tourists it is easy find sustainable accommodation, (such as guest houses, eco-lodges, etc.) thanks to the several ecotourism solutions that have been implemented in Morocco.


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