Tourist policy in Morocco results from the provisions of different three-yearly and five yearly plans adopted since 1965.
At that time, tourism wa also acknowledged was a high priority
of national development and of the institution of a Ministry
of Tourism in its own right.
The Decree of June 13 th, 1990 relating to the organizations
and functions of such a Ministry has come to precise the managment
of this Departement.
Actually, the task which has been assigned to the Tourism Depatement
is defined by article I of the Decree of June 13th,
1990 relating to the management and functions of the Tourism Ministry
and which stipulates that : "governmental Authority in
charge of tourism aims to develop and implement governmental
policy in the field of Tourism". Besides the Minister’s
departmental staff, the Tourism Ministry is made up of a Central
Administration and external departments. The Central Administration
The General Secretariat;
The General Inspection;
The Direction of Planning and the Coordination of Promotion;
The Direction of Management and Investments;
The Direction of Training and Cooperation;
The Administrative and Financial Division.
The General Secretariat, under the Minister’s
Authority, makes sure of the organization and the coordination
of all the Directions and Services.
The General Inspection, which reports directly
to the Minister, sets itself the goal of carrying out, according to his instructions, some inspections, inquiries and studies, as well as informing him about all the files entrusted to it by the Minister.
The External Services or Delegations of the Tourism Ministry are but the regional and local representatives
of tourism sector.