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Austrian Airlines operating flights to Marrakech


Austrian Airlines is operating flights to another tourist destination, offering a weekly (Saturdays) service to Marrakech (RAK) from its Vienna (VIE) hub from 14 November. Services to Marrakech will be operated using an A319 and will be offered until 2 April 2016. Austrian Airlines operating flights to Marrakech The new Moroccan route continues the Austrian […]

Marrakesh World’s Third Best Travel Destination for 2016

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London and Istanbul bested the Moroccan city for the top spot this year. After Marrakesh, Paris, Siem Reap, the Prague, Rome, Hanoi, New York City, and Ubud closed out the top 10 cities on the list, released on Wednesday. The rankings, which included a total of 469 destinations, were based on millions of traveler reviews […]

Morocco Ranks Most halal-travel Country in Africa

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The kingdom ranked ninth worldwide on the report released on Wednesday at a ceremony in Jakarta, Indonesia. This year’s Global Muslim Travel Index – a joint effort by MasterCard and CrescentRating – ranked 130 destinations based on several criteria, including the availability of Halal foods, prayer facilities and Ramadan services. According to the report, there […]

Marrakech: Where to go and what to see in 48 hours

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Why go now? Marrakech is the ideal place for a blast of sunshine in our light-deprived winter months, with January temperatures in the low 20s. The 6th Marrakech Biennale festival begins on 24 February and runs until 8 May ( Touch down Cheap Flights to Marrakech Marrakech’s Menara airport has numerous connections from around the […]

Imperial Cities of Morocco

Sahara Services’ new six-day Imperial Cities of Morocco tour visits Meknes and Rabat with a special focus on Fez, the oldest of the imperial cities and still considered the country’s intellectual and spiritual centre. From here, there is a visit to the Roman site at Volubilis with its well-preserved ruins and mosaics. Other highlights include […]

Holidays in Morocco for Spectre fans

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Morocco is one of the prominent film locations of Spectre, where James Bond and Madeleine Swann are taken to Tangier in their search for L’Americain. In the Northern Moroccan city, they locate White’s secret room and find co-ordinates pointing them in the direction of Spectre‘s HQ in the middle of the desert. Holidays in Morocco […]