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Popularity of Fes growing among Brits

23 January 2009 17:43

Popularity of Fes growing among Brits

Tourists are flocking to the Moroccan city of Fes because of its "culture and traditions", according to

The website, which provides travel information on destinations around the world, said that the popularity of the city will likely be enhanced among UK tourists by the introduction of direct flights.

With many people looking to escape to a sunnier clime this Christmas, flights to Fes could prove to be in strong demand, and holidaymakers would do well to protect themselves from the risk of flight cancellations and costly delays with travel insurance.

Sharon Livingston, editor of, explained: "Easy access can only be a good omen for a city that is already growing in popularity."

She added, however, that there is an "incentive to preserve the character of the city" as it is this very factors that is serving to attract in tourists.

Situated in North Africa, the Moroccan city is the fourth largest in the country. Anyone travelling to Morocco is advised to take out holiday insurance beforehand, particularly as it is outside the European Health Insurance Card zone.