For a very long time, Morocco has been at the top of the list of places to travel. In 2024, life style capital named it one of the best seven African destinations to visit. The list also features Rwanda, Ghana, South Africa, Namibia and Tanzania.
Africa is a captivating destination for any traveler because of its unmatched tapestry of unique experience, landscape, cultures and histories. The continent has an abundance of varied natural beauties and historical treasures, ranging from the magnificent wildlife of Kenya to the old Medinas of Morocco.
Among other recommended activities: exploring ancient medinas, camel trekking and experiencing traditional Moroccan cuisine while traveling to Morocco. Among other country’s highlights Marrakech’s bustling markets, the historic city of Fes, the Sahara Desert and Atlas Mountains.
Recuperating from earthquake
After the earthquake that struck Morocco in September, many doubts arose about how it would affect tourism. However, the international community showed solidarity and still visited Marrakech and the Al Houz quake-stricken area in hopes of alleviating the damage.
The Secretary-General of the UNWTO (World Tourism Organization), Zurab Pololikashvili delivered a speech on Africa day 2023 that emphasized the scope and variety of the continent. He emphasized Africa as a thriving center of creativity and entrepreneurship, with a diverse range of cultures and energetic cities.
Pololikashvili emphasized that, with some of the most exciting travel destinations, the continent has emerged as a major player in the global tourist scene. Seeing tourism as more than a means of transportation, he highlighted how it provides a lifeline for millions of people and has the power to propel substantial socioeconomic development.
He also emphasizes the need for cautious management and pointed out that the tourism industry has the potential to promote growth, inclusive development and recovery throughout Africa