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Highlights of Morocco: readers’ travel tips

Serene hotels, exquisite Islamic gardens and mountain hikes are just a few of the country’s stars, say our tipstersThis is a recently renovated garden on Rue Mouassine, dating back to the 16th century. It’s a perfect place to escape busy Marrakech, with an exotic range of plants and an ingenious water system created in the 11th century, fed by an aquifer. The Islamic garden is split into four sections, laid out to geometric rules established as early as the sixth century BC in the Persian garden...
Tags: Travel, Morocco, Top 10s, Cultural Trips, Marrakech, Africa Holidays, Morocco Holidays, Marrakech Holidays, Rue Mouassine


Foreign Office issues Morocco travel warning

Security personal might be seen at hotels and tourist sites
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Drinking laws in the Arab world

In the multi-billion-dollar game of tourism, having places for people to cut loose and drink is as important as beaches and chef-driven restaurants. This is the conundrum for much of the Middle East and parts of North Africa, as strict Muslim countries — governed by Sharia law prohibiting any involvement with alcohol – try to develop large-scale tourism. Nearly all of the Muslim countries you’d want to visit have ways for you to drink; you just need to follow an often confusing set of laws to...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Israel, Qatar, Turkey, United States, Egypt, Morocco, Middle East, Dubai, Oman, FIFA World Cup, Alcohol Laws, Erdogan, Tsa, Jordan


Morocco’s Women-Only Off Road Rally, The Rally of Gazelles

Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles Du Maroc is an all-woman road rally in the desert of Morocco that pits woman against woman in high speed road rally racing.
Tags: Travel, Africa, Morocco, Western Sahara, Womens Travel, Alternative Travel, Transports, Rallye Aicha des Gazelles du Maroc, Gazelles Road Rally, Rally of Gazelles


#Qatar Petroleum acquires twelve exploration blocks in Morocco | ZAWYA MENA Edition

Qatar Petroleum acquires twelve exploration blocks in Morocco | ZAWYA MENA Edition:Qatar Petroleum said it has agreed with Italian oil major Eni to acquire a 30 percent participating interest in the Tarfaya Shallow Exploration Permit, a series of 12 neighboring offshore blocks along the Atlantic coast of Morocco.The agreement, which is subject to regulatory approvals from Morocco, will leave the operator Eni with a 45 percent participating interest and Qatar Petroleum and Morocco's Office Nation...
Tags: Travel, Qatar, Atlantic, Morocco, Eni, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Qatar Petroleum


Share your highlights of Morocco for the chance to win a £200 hotel voucher

Cities, deserts, coast or mountains … tell us about your favourite place or experience in MoroccoThough only a short flight away, Morocco feels like a long way from Europe, with cities, culture and landscapes that are fascinatingly exotic. We’d love to hear about your highlights of independent travel in Morocco, whether you’ve enjoyed cosmopolitan Casablanca, beautiful Fez, the breezy Atlantic coast or one of the country’s four mountain ranges.Tell us about your discoveries, including details of...
Tags: Travel, Europe, UK, Atlantic, Morocco


9 Reasons To Fall In Love With Morocco

9 Reasons To Fall In Love With Morocco Fall in love with Morocco – Located at the intersection of Africa and Europe is the world’s most amazing country for tourism. Warm waters of the Mediterranean and Atlantic Ocean, sky-high green mountains, unique civilization, and friendly environment of Morocco make it an unbeatable destination for tourists. Surf camp Morocco presents to you some major […] The post 9 Reasons To Fall In Love With Morocco appeared first on As We Travel - The World - Travel, T...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Africa, Morocco, Mediterranean, Atlantic Ocean, Morocco Fall, Morocco Located


Nigeria’s Gloo.ng drops consumer e-commerce, pivots to e-procurement

Nigerian startup Gloo.ng is dropping consumer online retail and pivoting to B2B e-procurement with Gloopro as its new name. The Lagos based venture has called it quits on e-commerce grocery services, shifting to a product that supplies large and medium corporates with everything from desks to toilet paper. Gloopro’s new platform will generate revenues on a monthly fee structure and a percentage on goods delivered, according to Gloopro CEO D. O. Olusanya. Gloopro, which raised around $1 million i...
Tags: Travel, TC, Uber, Business, Nigeria, Africa, Articles, Spokesperson, Unilever, E-commerce, Economy, Egypt, South Africa, Morocco, Kenya, Online Retail


Luxury travel news this week

Here’s a round-up of luxury travel stories that have caught the eye this week. To make sure you receive these new weekly alerts in your web browser, please click on the red bell icon in the bottom right hand corner of the page and click ‘subscribe’ (works on desktop only – for other ways to […] The post Luxury travel news this week appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, Featured, France, Hotels, Africa, Accommodation, Morocco, Cuba, Caribbean, Regions, Speciality Travel, Western Europe, Cruises & Boat Travel, Road Travel


10 of the best new group trips for women

We celebrate International Women’s Day by picking some of the best new women-only adventures from Scotland to MongoliaWhen Intrepid launched its first Women’s Expeditions last year – to Iran, Jordan and Morocco – the tours became some of the most popular in the company’s 30-year history. Within a few months, Intrepid expanded its four original departures to 36. This year, it is introducing four more tours – to Kenya, India, Nepal, and Turkey – where women can celebrate the female-only Gangur fes...
Tags: Travel, Scotland, Turkey, Morocco, Kenya, Top 10s, Adventure Travel, Travelling Solo, Group Trips, Rajasthan, Cappadocia, East Africa, Rajasthan India, Iran Jordan, MongoliaWhen Intrepid, Kenya India Nepal


Where to Stay in Marrakech

Marrakech is the frenetic and famous city of Morocco. All the rumors are true: it really does have a collection of maze-like streets to get lost down, with countless street vendors selling everything from spices to leather, making it an intense and intriguing experience. Stand in the madness of Jemaa el-Fnaa in the daytime and
Tags: Travel, Morocco, Marrakech, Jemaa el Fnaa


Best pancake recipes around world

Debates rage in the US over the superiority of waffles versus pancakes. Poll the global community, though, and the answer becomes obvious: pancakes. While several countries have their own takes on waffles, traditional pancake recipes span the continents, incorporate more creative flavors, fall on both sides of the sweet-savory divide, and come in all different shapes and sizes, proving just how seriously the world takes this delicious staple. Take note IHOP: Each of these 13 delicious interna...
Tags: Travel, Japan, Wales, Mexico, France, Russia, US, Malaysia, Morocco, Cambodia, Vietnam, Costa Rica, Tuscany, All, Pancakes, North Africa


How to haggle in Morocco’s markets

The Moroccan souk , or marketplace, is heaven for the shopaholic. Marrakech, Fez, Tangier, and every other major Moroccan city have extensive markets, usually packed within the walls of a medina, or old city, where cars are banned and foot traffic is dense. Sellers cram themselves into countless alcoves along snaking walkways. Colorful goods hang overhead, burst from every corner, overwhelm the eye. Merchants clamor for attention from passersby, especially anyone who looks foreign with money t...
Tags: Travel, US, Morocco, Haggling, Marrakech, All, Bazaars, Sahara, Matej Kastelic Shutterstock, Haggling In Morocco, Morroccan Souks, Souks, Marrakech Fez Tangier


Travel News: February 27, 2019

US Airfares Hit New Lows According to New Report Travel Pulse While it may seem a little hard to believe, the average fare for airline travel has hit its lowest level in nearly 25 years. A new report from the Bureau of Transportation Statistics shows that when adjusted for inflation, prices for airline tickets are now at their lowest point since the government started tracking such numbers in 1995.   Nassau cruise port getting $250M redevelopment Travel Weekly A consortium including Global Port...
Tags: Travel, New York, US, Morocco, United, Sri Lanka, Expedia, Bermuda, News And Deals, Nassau, Marriott International, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Global Ports Holding, George Wharf, Bahamas Global Ports Holding, Hotel News Resource Marriott International Inc


Marriott International Expected To Debut More Than 30 Luxury Hotels Around The Globe In 2019

Marriott International, Inc. today announced it is projecting to open more than 30 luxury properties in 2019, furthering the company's global perspective on luxury travel with its ensemble of eight distinct luxury brands. Through the world-renowned hospitality hallmarks of The Ritz-Carlton, Ritz-Carlton Reserve, St. Regis, W, The Luxury Collection, EDITION, JW Marriott and Bulgari, Marriott International continues to push boundaries, creating new guest experiences which meet the needs of ...
Tags: Travel, Morocco, Sri Lanka, Bermuda, Marriott International Inc, JW Marriott, Marriott International, Ritz Carlton Ritz Carlton Reserve St Regis, Bulgari Marriott International


Sovereign borrowing in MENA to soar to $136bn in 2019: S&P

Sovereign borrowing in MENA to soar to $136bn in 2019: S&P:Sovereign borrowing by 13 states in the Middle East and North Africa is set to rise by 20 percent this year, as states look to refinance long-term debt and cover fiscal deficits, a report by S&P Global Ratings found.The countries’ long-term borrowing is estimated to hit about $136 billion in 2019 compared with $109 billion in 2018, when issuances fell by 38 percent, the ratings agency said.Countries covered by the report include Saudi Ar...
Tags: Travel, Morocco, Middle East, Mena, North Africa, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Saudi Arabia Egypt Lebanon Kuwait


5 Best Countries to Visit for an African Safari

With over 54 countries that make up the African continent, choosing that one excellent safari destination to explore this coming holiday becomes more challenging. An African safari rewards visitors with authentic experiences in terms on sightseeing, wildlife safaris, nature retreats, ecotours and leisurely holidays etc. This continent is a true wilderness and adventure paradise and each country offers unique attractions. There are a few exceptional destinations where you can enjoy a memorable h...
Tags: Travel, Sponsored, Africa, Uganda, South Africa, Morocco, Kenya, Zambia, Botswana, Masai Mara, Kruger National Park, Laikipia, North Africa Morocco, Ait Benhaddou, South Africa Kruger National Park, Uganda Uganda


Cities in West Africa with beaches

Twelve countries in Africa’s western horn have sweeping Atlantic coastlines with beautiful beaches that, aside from a few Europeans escaping winter weather, see little tourism. The region is difficult to fly into, but if you’re willing to route through Brussels or another European flight hub, your reward is a beach experience far different — maybe even better — than that on this side of the ocean. The beaches around the region’s vibrant cities are also more accessible than ever, so hone your ...
Tags: Travel, Africa, US, Senegal, Atlantic, Morocco, West Africa, Uruguay, Brussels, Ivory Coast, North America, Casablanca, Gambia, Ghana, Mediterranean, Marrakech


8 Romantic Honeymoon Destinations Around the World

Planning your honeymoon is no easy task. While you may have hundreds and thousands of plans in mind with your new beloved, setting them against the picture-perfect scenery of a lovely destination matters most. Your honeymoon shall not only be a memory that you will cherish all your life, but also one of the most important starts to a wonderful life of togetherness. The Turkish Riviera   Turquoise blue waters wash the shores upon which stand Greco Roman ruins. The unmistakable red flag flutte...
Tags: Travel, Sponsored, Greece, India, Spain, Barcelona, Morocco, Portugal, Iceland, Mumbai, Casablanca, Mediterranean, Ibiza, Seychelles, Santorini, Svalbard


Traditional Moroccan flatbreads

A bread-loving tourist does not lack for destinations. They can tear hunks from a crusty baguette as they stroll around Paris, scoop up fingerfuls of stew with spongy injera in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and pluck pillowy naan straight from the tandoor in New Delhi. With all of these options, it would be easy to miss Morocco on a global tour of carbohydrates. The North African nation is known for its tagines and its mint tea but not for its leavened products. But as any native or visitor to Moroc...
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Save 50 Percent on All Flights With TAP Air Portugal Mega Promo 2019

Imagine heading to your dream destination for half of the regular price: the old world charm of Fes in Morocco; sunning yourself on a beach in Tenerife; or floating aboard a gondola in Venice — or perhaps you would like to visit such places as Gran Canaria, Accra, Guinea-Bissau, Togo or Cape Verde for the first time. You can save 50 percent on all flights operated by TAP Air Portugal for travel to any destination you choose from Thursday, February 28, 2019 through Tuesday, December 31, 2019, by ...
Tags: Travel, Deals, Morocco, Tenerife, Venice, Airlines, Cape Verde, Promotions, Discounts And Coupons, Air Portugal, Gran Canaria Accra Guinea Bissau Togo


The 25 Top-Rated Hotels In The World All Have One Thing In Common

Scheduling time away from our daily work grinds — while clutched in winter's cruel embrace — is a seasonal no-brainer. But, actually finding time to plan such an escape is never as dreamy as the vacation idea itself. The multiple moving pieces of travel-planning equations can be dizzying to put together, starting squarely at where the heck to go — and more importantly, where the heck to stay. Sure, you could kick things off with a from-scratch destination search...Or, you could consult a tighte...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Turkey, Taiwan, Morocco, Tripadvisor, Mia, Maldives, Costa Rica, Florence, Istanbul, Belvedere, Ubud, Hanoi, Jaipur, Oceania


Fes

We meet our local guide for Fes Kamal with Aziz at 930am. We couldnt start any earlier as our freshly baked baguettes for breakfast were not arriving till 845am. They were worth waiting for though We assume everything starts a bit late in Morocco be
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Marriott International Continues Expansion Across Africa With Three New Deal Signings

From the Forum de l'Investissement Hôtelier Africain in Marrakech, Marriott International (www.Marriott.com) announced three new deal signings across North and West Africa, reinforcing the company's commitment to expanding its presence across the continent. The new deal signings highlight the company's growth in Morocco and Ghana, while marking its debut in Liberia.
Tags: Travel, Morocco, Marriott, West Africa, North, Ghana, Investissement Hôtelier Africain, Marrakech Marriott International


Erg Chebbi off to the desert

Today were off to the desert. We set off north east on a good straight road running through the usual arid landscape. The route is the main rose growing region of Morocco which comes alive in spring when the roses flower and production of rose wate
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10 of the best tapas bars and restaurants in Almería, Spain

As Spain’s gastronomic capital for 2019, Almería will be in the spotlight. Here, the author of a new book on Andalucían food picks her favourite places to eatSome find it a bit of a mystery that Almería has been named Spain’s gastronomic capital for 2019. The modest city in the south-eastern corner of the peninsula is often overlooked and draws fewer visitors than the rest of Andalucía. Yet it boasts Europe’s largest Islamic fortress, after Granada’s Alhambra, with 10th-century walls clambering ...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Restaurants, Spain, Morocco, Food And Drink, Algeria, Top 10s, Mediterranean, Spain Holidays, Granada, Europe Holidays, Andalucia Holidays, Alhambra, Almeria, Almería Spain


Don't ever say never

Once I wrote the phrase I'll never want to go to Africa. Ten years later I've visited Kenya South Africa and Morocco and dreaming about more. There is so much to see there snowy beaches of Zanzibar the mysterious desert of Namibia timeless flow of t
Tags: Travel, Africa, Morocco, Namibia, Zanzibar, Don, Kenya South Africa


Renting a car in Morocco

It’s about 250 kilometers from Merzouga, a popular tourist destination in the Sahara Desert on the Moroccan side of the Algerian border, to Boumalne Dades, a town in the middle of Morocco with a lovely little hotel. The drive takes about four hours. Somewhere around hour one — 188 kilometers away from the hotel where we had a reservation, 400 kilometers from the nearest major city, and an unknown distance from the nearest English speaker — our car started to break down. On a bleak stretch of...
Tags: Travel, Nokia, Morocco, Google Maps, Car Rental, Peugeot, Sahara Desert, Marrakech, All, Wi Fi, Sahara, Merzouga, Car Rentals, Rissani, Boumalne Dades


Tips for Going Off-the-Beaten-Path in Morocco

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A new take on the January blues

We’ve got a new take on the January blues… here we highlight some of the most beautiful blue places around the world to visit, from exploring the brightly-coloured alleyways of Chefchaouen in Morocco to sailing around the turquoise waters and tropical islands of Raja Ampat in Indonesia on a traditional phinisi yacht. Chefchaouen, Morocco Chefchaouen […] The post A new take on the January blues appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Asia, Europe, Greece, Indonesia, India, Africa, Morocco, Maldives, Regions, Western Europe, Raja Ampat, Chefchaouen, Chefchaouen Morocco Chefchaouen



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