Essaouira


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Essaouira

(ˌɛsəˈwɪərə)
n
(Placename) a port in SW Morocco on the Atlantic. Pop: 84 000 (2003). Former name (until 1956): Mogador

Es•sa•oui•ra

(ˌɛs əˈwɪər ə)

n.
a seaport in W Morocco. 30,061. Formerly, Mogador.
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This unique exhibition - called the Essaouira Mogador Exhibition for Moroccan Heritage - depicts values of peace, such as brotherhood and tolerance, among various cultures and faiths through the exceptional work of a number of Moroccan artists and traditional artisans.
Airports in Casablanca, the capital Rabat, Tangier, Tetouan and Essaouira have been closed for most of the morning.
In Essaouira, wealthy Jewish families came to dominate trade while craftsman worked and lived side by side with Muslims, turning the port into the only town in the Arab world featuring equal numbers of Jews and Muslims.
7, and including roundtrip, nonstop air from JFK to Casablanca with Royal Air Maroc, domestic flights within Moroccos, three nights in Marrakesh at the Palm Plaza Hotel, one night Essaouira at the Atlas Essaouira Hotel, one night Casablanca at the Golden Tulip Farah Hotel, 15 meals, comprehensive sightseeing, site inspections of hotels and riads, all tips -- including tips to guide and driver -- and all hotel taxes and service fees.
Essaouira, 03 Sept: 105 investment projects worth over seven billion dirhams have been approved in the territory of Essaouira since 2003 till the end of September 2009.
Anantara Mogador will be located in the first phase of an upmarket development adjacent to the historic town of Essaouira on the Atlantic coast.
MAP named the consortium partners who signed the letter of intent to set up the project at the Atlantic city of Essaouira as Itmar Development Abu Dhabi Investment and Bahrain-based Islamic investment bank Gulf Finance House.
The importance of this project strengthens Morocco's investment attractiveness in the tourism business," MAP quoted tourism minister Mohamed Boussaid as saying The deal is for a resort of healthcare and leisure facilities over 270 hectares in Essaouira, one of Morocco's main coastal tourism sites, MAP added.
61 billion) mixed-use health resort on 270 hec-tares in Essaouira.
Marrakech, Fez and Essaouira became reborn cities, elevated to design capitals and icons of taste and places where culture and tradition met today's hottest styles.
The resorts of Agadir, Marrakech and Essaouira - holiday destinations for thousands of Britons - were to have been hit, along with cruise liners visiting the port city of Casablanca.
Back then nobody thought of recording the sessions, for no one in Essaouira dreamed that one day this guitarist would write rock music history.