Marrakech Property Report 22th August 2008…
The Association of Independent Tour Operators (AITO) has announced that they will be holding their 2008 conference in Marrakesh in Morocco. The Conference is scheduled for November 27-30.
Marrakech: A city of exotic charm
Marrakech, with its friendly people, exotic charm and warm weather is a natural choice for the association, with many AITO members promoting the city as an ideal holiday destination.
As news of the decision reached the industry, Derek Moore, AITO chairman explained: “It has been a long-term goal of mine to bring the AITO conference to Morocco. It’s a fascinating destination and is certain to be a popular choice among delegates”.
He added: “We have a number of members who operate to Morocco and each has intimated to me that we are in for a real treat. While we will enjoy the hospitality of our Moroccan hosts, there is also a work aspect to the conference”.
Responding to the AITO Chairman, Ali El Kasmi, Moroccan National Tourist Office Director for the UK and Ireland said:“We are delighted to host the AITO Conference 2008 and welcome delegates to our beautiful country”.
In welcoming to decision of the AITO to hold their conference in Marrakech, Mr El Kasmi stated: “Tourism is of immense importance to Morocco and hosting these tour operators provides us with a superb opportunity to showcase our country to a wider audience”.
“The vibrant city of Marrakesh is home to a tempting choice of restaurants, incredible sights and memorable experiences and I have no doubt that AITO will have an excellent conference.” He concluded.
Moroccan Sands Comment:
The AITO’s choice of Marrakech as a venue for their annual conference could be in anticipation of the increasing importance of Morocco as an international tourist destination.
As leading Morocco property specialists, we are privileged to offer several world beating holiday resort developments in and around Marrakech; superb projects such as the Al Johara Resort which we are offering a 40% discount for early investors.
When finished, these fantastic new developments will further enhance Marrakech’s reputation as Morocco’s premier tourist destination as well as satisfying the ever growing demand for high quality accommodation in and around Marrakech.