Moroccans who are good friends are likely to kiss each cheek and may have a more lingering handshake.
They may also stand with a hand on each others shoulder or hold hands.
For example, it is not unusual for a breakfast set for 8am to arrive at am or even later.
In the UK and a lot of other western countries is is considered rude or unprofessional to be anything more than a few minutes late.
However, you do not need to worry about causing offence by failing to observe subtle details of Moroccan culture.
The main thing is that you behave respectfully and in a friendly way.
In this case, it is appropriate to acknowledge them but they may become uncomfortable if you attempt to engage them in too direct or open a manner.
All persons should dress 'modestly', this is especially true of female visitors.
This will ensure that you are welcomed and get the best possible reaction from our hosts.The usual verbal greeting would be "Salam oo-alley koom" or just "Salam" and in most cases a handshake. Sometimes people will touch their hear or kiss their hand directly after shaking your hand, as a mark of particular respect or affection.A lot of Moroccans, especially those who regularly deal wth tourists will simple say "hello", "Bonjour" etc based on their assessment of where they think you are from!Try to conduct yourselves in a generally calm and reasonably quiet manner.As a guide simply observe the local Moroccans around you and try not to be significantly louder or more boistrous than them.Answers and comments provided on Forums are general information, and are not intended to substitute for informed professional medical, psychiatric, psychological, tax, legal, investment, accounting, or other professional advice.