FIFA World Cup 2013, to Boost Moroccan Tourism Product

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The FIFA World Cup 2013 to be held on December 11-21 in Morocco is expected to boostFIFA World Cup 2013, to Boost Moroccan Tourism Product the attractiveness of the Moroccan Tourism Product. The statement was announced last week by the Morocco’s Minister of Tourism.
During a meeting with the stakeholders in the tourism sector, the Minister underscored that the success of this global event is dependent on the combined efforts and commitment of all stakeholders. These includes the Ministry, professionals and local authorities, which will have a positive impact on tourism and the image of the Kingdom as a country capable of organizing such sports events.
He also took note the significance of this world event, held for the first time in an African country, saying “confidence” in Morocco’s ability to organize high-level international events.
Meanwhile, the president of the National Confederation of Tourism (CNT), said that the task of examining ways that promote the tourism sector, given the large number of delegations, supporters and teams from around the world.
Tourism offers adapted to this global competition were examined within the CNT between professionals in the hospitality industry, travel agencies and tourist transport professionals, emphasizing that several meetings were held at the regional level in Marrakesh and Agadir to discuss urban design, tourism safety and hygiene.
On the other hand, the provision of tourism professionals to host this event internationally oriented, emphasizing the need for coordination between the different actors and government departments with a view to succeed in this competition which will be focused on the eyes of the world, said by the Deputy Chairman of the National Federation of the hospitality industry of Morocco.
An action plan has been established between the professional ministry, public institutions and local authorities to ensure the success of this competition for which a media presence expected size and raise Morocco among the most popular tourist destinations worldwide.