According to the Department of Financial Studies and Forecasts (DEPF), the flow of tourist receipts reached 36.7 billion DH at the end of July 2022, up 179.1% year-on-year.
The DEPF indicates that this performance follows the various measures taken to revive and revitalize the sector, including the reopening of national borders. In its economic report for the month of September 2022, the same source specifies that the rate of recovery of these revenues compared to their pre-crisis level reached 88.4%. “Regarding arrivals to the Morocco destination, during the months of June and July 2022, 3.2 million arrivals were recorded, i.e. almost the same level reached, during the same period of the year 2019. At the end of the first half of 2022, the number of arrivals in the Kingdom was close to 3.4 million tourists, an increase of 303.4%, year-on-year, after a drop of 57.3% a year earlier. -we.
With regard to overnight stays in classified accommodation establishments, the DEPF specifies that they amounted to 6.2 million overnight stays, at the end of June 2022, up 128.9% year-on-year (after – 39.9%). Compared to their pre-crisis level (end of June 2019), arrivals and overnight stays, at the end of June 2022, represented respectively nearly 63% and more than 54%. “In July 2022, tourist receipts continue to significantly exceed their pre-crisis level. Compared to July 2019, they increased by 17.8%, consolidating the increases recorded in June (+39.9%), in May (+1.9%) and in March 2022 (+12 ,1%)”, specifies the DEPF. The same source also adds that during the period from March to July 2022, these receipts improved compared to the same period of 2019 by 7.6%, after a drop of 71.7% a year earlier.