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July 1, 2012

A ship carrying 2,000 gay holidaymakers says it was told it would not be allowed to dock in Casablanca but the country's Tourism Minister disputes this and says the ship is still welcome to visit

A war of words has erupted over what was to be the first ever visit by an all-gay cruise to a majority Muslim country, with cruise organisers claiming Moroccan officials would not let them dock in Casablanca.

Cruise organiser RSVP Vacations told over two thousand holidaymakers onboard the Holland-America Line’s MS Nieuw Amsterdam that their July 1 visit to Casablanca would not go ahead.

July 1, 2012

A ship carrying 2,000 gay holidaymakers says it was told it would not be allowed to dock in Casablanca but the country's Tourism Minister disputes this and says the ship is still welcome to visit

A war of words has erupted over what was to be the first ever visit by an all-gay cruise to a majority Muslim country, with cruise organisers claiming Moroccan officials would not let them dock in Casablanca.

Cruise organiser RSVP Vacations told over two thousand holidaymakers onboard the Holland-America Line’s MS Nieuw Amsterdam that their July 1 visit to Casablanca would not go ahead.