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News Tunisia » Tourism: Tunisia eyes 8 million tourists in 2018 (Salma Elloumi)

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Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Tunisia has recently seen a recovery in passenger traffic and tourism, after security concerns diminished and travel restrictions have been lifted by many European countries. Quoted by Reuters, Tourism and Handicrafts Minister Salma Elloumi said on ...

News Tunisia » Tourism: Tunisia sees record tourist numbers in 2018 as attack effect fades

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Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

TUNIS, Feb 21 (Reuters) - Tourist numbers to Tunisia will hit a record high this year, fully reversing the damage inflicted on the sector by attacks on holidaymakers in 2015, the tourism minister said on Wednesday. After three years of shunning Tunisia in ...

News Tunisia » Tourism: Thomas Cook Brings First Group of UK Travelers to Tunisia Since 2015 Attack

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Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

Tunisia needs tourism and is happy about the return of visitors. Once again, the travel industry is showing some resilience after a brutal attack. British package tourists returned to Tunisia’s Mediterranean coast for the first time since militants ...

News Tunisia » Tourism: Tunisia tourism: Is it safe for UK holidaymakers?

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Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

Tour operator Thomas Cook is taking British tourists back to Tunisia this week for the first time since an ISIS gunman massacred 38 people - 30 of them British - on a beach in Sousse in 2015. Until last summer, the Foreign Office advised against travel ...

News Tunisia » Tourism: Tunisia Tourism Booms as Terrorism Fears Abate

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Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

“Tourism in Tunisia hit record highs in 2018, reversing damage incurred by the sector in wake of 2015 terrorist attacks.” OODA is comprised of a unique team of international experts capable of providing advanced intelligence and analysis, strategy and ...

News Tunisia » Tourism: Tunisia phosphate exports halted by job protests

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Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Once one of the world's largest phosphate makers, Tunisia's production has halved since 2010 because of repeated protests and a fall in foreign buyers. Still, the industry remains a key hard currency earner. Tourism, another big source of income ...

News Tunisia » Tourism: Tunisia central bank governor says will resign-parliament website

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Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

While tourism revenues climbed somewhat last year as the number of visitors rose by 23 percent, protesters calling for jobs have brought Tunisia's entire phosphate output to a halt with sit-ins at installations of the sole local producer.

News Tunisia » Tourism: Tunisia’s Fledging Democracy in Danger: Europe to Pay for Stable Neighborhood

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Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

... the tourist resort of Sousse three years ago devastated tourism, which is a key sector of the Tunisian economy. As a result, potential foreign investors were put off from investing in Tunisia’s thriving industrial offshore sector. Economic growth ...

News Tunisia » Tourism: Tunisia's tourism industry plunges into crisis amid European travel warnings with up to two million hotel nights set to be lost over the next year

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Publication date: Sunday 12 July 2015

The blood on the sand has washed away, but the damage inflicted on Tunisia by a few terrifying minutes of gunfire at a beach resort will be deep and lasting. The tourism industry, the lifeline for the north African country's economy, is likely to be gutted ...