What Should You Know About Morocco Tourism Post Covid-19?
Travel to Morocco Post-COVID 19 is certain to be efficient and well organized for tourists interested in visiting the country on their own. Morocco has launched a strategic plan that will enable it to lead in the sector North African tourism Post-COVID 19. The Ministers of Morocco have created a detailed and comprehensive ecosystem that includes specific measures set up by stakeholders in the travel industry to enable travel to resume. Whether travelers decide to holiday on Morocco Private Tour or through a self-guided travel itinerary they can anticipate both guidance and structure to be provided that will ensure their journey is made with ease. World-renowned, Morocco as a destination relies on a rich and experienced network of in-country experienced operators such as international airports, luxury accommodation establishments, tourism transport companies, travel agencies, tour guides, and restaurants.
Morocco travel post-COVID-19 has been addressed by the Kingdom of Morocco with the understanding that the Monarchy will provide leadership and security, with the prioritization of safety. The Ministry of Tourism, Handicrafts, Air Transport, Social Economy has mobilized itself in order to contribute to the national effort to cope with the Coronavirus pandemic.
Who is Nadia Fettah? She is the Moroccan Minister of Tourism.
On June 10th, 2020, led by Nadia Fettah, the Moroccan Minister of Tourism, Handicrafts, Air Transport, and Social Economy, Morocco announced a strategic plan for tourism post-COVID-19. An overview of health and safety measures to be implemented for travelers was released to the tourism industry which will enable them to offer guidance and assurance for the resumption of Morocco Travel experiences.
On the same date of June 10th, 2020, Moroccan Airports Authority (ONDA) adopted harmonized processes & procedures in line with public health authorities and full coordination with relevant public and private sector partners. These measures reflect ONDA’s strong commitment to comply with the constraints linked to the management of the COVID 19 pandemic, enabling air traffic to return to its normal state quickly.
All measures aimed at restoring confidence in the value chain and services linked to the air traffic sector, making it possible to provide a healthy, comfortable, and sustainable travel experience.
“More than three months after the start of the crisis, Morocco has one of the lowest fatality rates in the world (less than 2.6%), while 90% of cases are cured.” – World Bank
The initiatives and measures taken by Morocco to cope with Covid-19 were a success in both containment of the virus and the reduction of the spread. Moroccan authorities adopted a set of protective measures since the beginning of March 2020. Under the leadership of His Majesty King Mohammed VI, the Kingdom of Morocco put in place a range of preventive measures, recognized and welcomed by the international community, to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic. These measures that put Moroccans health and safety protection first, necessitated the shutdown of several activities, namely those related to tourism and transport from March 20th through mid-June 2020.
The gradual resumption of Royal Air Maroc flights will be accompanied by enforcing strict sanitary measures. The airline has put in place exceptional measures aimed at respecting barrier gestures and limiting interactions between passengers, ground staff, and crew members in order to guarantee a safe trip. These health measures will be implemented throughout the customer’s journey.
Safety measures for Morocco tour guides and travelers so been put into place. Protective measures against COVID 19 must be implemented: before, during, and after the service (visits to tourist monuments, museums, natural sites, excursions, etc.).
A respective strategy has also been created for riad and hotel establishments, restaurants, and shops. All will be required to follow initiatives set up by the Moroccan government that outlines the reservations, check-in and check-out process, reception, common areas, food, and beverage along with occupancy limitations.
Some of those measures are temperature screening and health declaration upon arrival, baggage will be identified and tagged to allow easier management of policies, all airports and planes will be disinfected, cleaned and sanitized along with requiring passengers physical distancing, allocating touch points. Wearing a mask and gloves for both cabin crew and passengers will also be required. Hygiene measures for Morocco Travel will be at its peak in the Post Coronavirus era.