Morocco is among the top four fastest-growing international destinations for US travelers, according to travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth, which has released its latest list of the rising destinations worldwide.
While last year’s top spots were Iceland, Portugal and Vietnam, this year has brought an entirely new list of popular destinations including Morocco as the 2nd most popular holiday destination.
According to Squaremouth experts, Morocco boasts the stunning landscapes of the Sahara and the winding medina of Marrakesh, so it’s no surprise that travelers are flocking to the country.
Last year, it saw a 72.81 pc increase in visitors. It’s also a bit cheaper than its fellow North African countries, as the average trip for a US traveler cost $3673.32, a 6.76 pc increase.
Egypt ranked first as US travelers are heading back to this country in huge numbers, the UN even declared it the fastest-growing tourist destination in the world in 2018.
Tanzania got the 3rd place. This destination, which saw a 61.45 pc increase in US travelers, offers adventure tourists incredible wildlife in the Serengeti and Ngorongoro, a chance to climb Mt Kilimanjaro, or even hit the beach in Zanzibar.
Colombia ranked the fourth best popular destination for US travelers. With landscapes ranging from mountains, beaches and jungles, this South American country is enticing more visitors, with a 59.33 pc increase. It is attracting tourists who want to explore the wealth of natural, archaeological and cultural sites throughout the country.