Visiting Morocco



The 2020 International SBCC Summit will be held at the Palais des Congrès, Marrakech, located in the heart of Marrakech and just a short distance from the airport. A city rich in history, art and culture, Marrakech is located in Western Morocco, situated on the edge of the Sahara Desert. Inside Marrakech's medina there a maze of alleys and doorways, where visitors easily getting lost in the sights, smells and tastes of the former imperial city.


For more information on what Marrakech has to offer, please visit https://visitmarrakech.com/ or contact lamyaa.karouache@rts.co.ma.

Accommodation is abundant in Marrakech ranging from unique and traditional riads and palaces, to three to five-star luxury hotels, to low budget hostels. A number of these hotels are within close proximity of the Palais des Congrès offering easy access the Summit. All hotels below will be on the Summit shuttle route. 

Please note that hotel bookings are non-refundable. Plan to book your accommodation early. RTS, the Summit's onsite event planner, has arranged special rates for SBCC Summit attendees. Prices in the table below reflect an arrival date of October 18 and check-out date of October 23. If you would like to book a hotel outside of these dates, contact RTS directly instead of booking online. Please email: housingsbcc2020@rts.co.ma 



$208
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$145
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$125
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$125
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$150
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$130
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Kenzi Menara Palace


$170
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$130
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$190
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$70
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Please be aware that visa regulations can change. The Moroccan Embassy or Consulate in participant's home country is the best source of up-to-date information.

The nationality of the participants will determine whether or not they are required to apply for a visa. Participants are requested to visit the official government website for more information. It is the participants' responsibility to investigate the visa requirements for Morocco and apply for a visa, if necessary.

For general information, please visit https://www.consulat.ma/en.

Letter of Invitation

Please send your full name as it appears on your passport, passport nationality, passport number and corresponding passport expiration date to soumaia.cheqrouni@rts.co.ma for your personalized invitation letter.

Visa Fees

The Moroccan Consulate website provides a table of fees. The cost for a visa application is approximately $23 USD. 

Entry Requirements and Vaccinations

  • Valid passport for six months following date of entry.

  • Tickets and documents for return or onward travel.

  • Vaccination: International Certificate of Vaccination for Yellow Fever required if arriving from infected area  within five days. 


Additional immunizations may be required or recommended; please visit a travel clinic.

Please refer to your the Moroccan Embassy or Consulate in your home country for the most up-to-date and accurate information.