International tourist arrivals rose 15% while Moroccans living abroad visiting their homeland dropped 1%, the tourism ministry said in its latest statistics.
Arrivals from main tourist emitting markets showed a 16% increase in Italian tourists, while the numbers of German grew by 12%.
French and Dutch arrivals were up 8% while UK and Spanish tourists increased 7% and 4% respectively.
Marrakech and Agadir, Morocco’s tourist hubs, took 60% of overall nights.
The sector generated revenues totaling 27.1 billion dirhams during the same period, compared to 23.6 billion dirhams year-on-year, that is a rise of 14.8%.