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Tunisia travel & tourism news for travelers and travel professionals. Latest travel and tourism news on Tunisia. Latest news on safety, hotels, resorts, attractions, tours and transportation in Tunisia. Tunis Travel information. Tunisia is a North African country bordering the Mediterranean Sea and Sahara Desert. In the capital, Tunis, the Bardo Museum has archaeological exhibits from Roman mosaics to Islamic art. The city’s medina quarter encompasses the massive Al-Zaytuna Mosque and a thriving souk. To the east, the site of ancient Carthage features the Antonine Baths and other ruins, plus artifacts at the Carthage National Museum.

Investments and education focus of UNWTO high-level visit to Tunisia

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- November 27, 2020 16:03

The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has met with H.E. Kais Saied, President of Tunisia, and his Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi of Tunisia during a high-level visit to ... Read More

Tunisia exempts foreign tourists from mandatory COVID-19 quarantine

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- November 25, 2020 16:19

Tunisian Ministry of Tourism announced the decision of the country's authorities to lift a mandatory 14-day COVID-19 quarantine requirement for tourists arriving in the country on scheduled commercial flights as ... Read More

Nonstop flights resume from Munich to Tunis and Edinburgh

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- July 30, 2020 19:56

Ready for departure in the direction of North Africa? With Tunisair, another airline is taking off from Munich Airport. The Tunisian national airline will fly again from Munich to the ... Read More

Economics rule reopening travel to Dubai, Egypt, Lebanon, Qatar, Tunisia despite epidemic?

The Media Line The Media Line- July 25, 2020 06:09

Arab countries, particularly those heavily dependent on tourism such as Dubai, Egypt, and Lebanon, are taking different approaches when loosening the closures they imposed on their borders and airports to ... Read More

Tourism and Oil revenue gone : North Africa on the Edge of Collapse

The Media Line The Media Line- April 26, 2020 21:57

According to official figures, Morocco has recorded 4,065 COVID-19 infections and 161 deaths from the novel coronavirus; Algeria 3,382 cases and 425 deaths; Tunisia 939 cases and 38 deaths; and ... Read More

African Heroes: Bellydancer, Popstar, Fashion Designer, a Tourism Dream Team, and a Swimmer

George Taylor George Taylor- April 4, 2020 02:12

The African Tourism Board has been in the front row while this emerging crisis is unfolding.SKAL, the largest travel industry association always says in tourism to do business with friends. ... Read More

Tunisia is a booming tourist hot spot for Russians on a budget

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 24, 2019 00:20

From January to November 2019, approximately 632,000 Russian holidaymakers have visited Tunisia. About 3000 are expected to do so before the end of December. This is 5% increase in numbers ... Read More

24 local tourists killed in Tunisia road accident

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- December 1, 2019 21:09

Twenty four people have been killed in Tunisia road accident. The Tunisian Ministry of Internal Affairs reported that 22 people were killed, 21 were injured in an accident with a ... Read More

WTM: Ministers Summit hears how modern tech can help rural traditions

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 5, 2019 18:56

Major global brands such as Google and Mastercard can help farmers, shopkeepers and restaurateurs to boost rural tourism, delegates heard today at World Travel Market (WTM) London – the event ... Read More

Tunisia: Tourist arrivals up 18 percent, tourism revenues reach $300 million

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 11, 2019 19:35

Tunisia has recorded an 18 percent increase in tourist arrivals during the first four months of this year, compared to the same period last year. According to the Ministry of ... Read More

Tunisia reaches out to UNWTO to get travel advisories removed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 22, 2019 04:48

The U.S. State Department putting Tunisia  as a category 2 risk for U.S. citizens to travel to. This is on the same level as Germany or the Bahamas, but not ... Read More

Tunisia Tourism back: 8.3 million visitors spending $1.4 billion

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 7, 2019 01:29

European travelers love Tunisia, and it shows. Despite the U.S. having travel alerts in place, Europeans travel again to Tunisia. Tunis  Tourism receipts went up to USD 1.4 billion in Tunisia ... Read More

Increased caution due to terrorism: US issues Travel Advisory for Tunisia

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 4, 2019 01:20

US Department of State issued Level 2 Travel Advisory (Exercise Increased Caution) for Tunisia. The warning was issued due to increased risk of terrorist attacks against foreign and domestic targets ... Read More

9 people injured in terrorist attack near hotel in downtown Tunis

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 29, 2018 04:38

A woman has blown herself up in an apparent terrorist attack in Tunisia’s capital, reportedly injuring eight police officers. People were seen running for their lives after the bomb exploded ... Read More

Radisson hotel plans in Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Morocco, Tunisia, Niger and Guinea

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 2, 2018 04:14

Radisson Hotel Group’s growth strategy in Africa is a key initiative in Destination 2022, the Group’s five-year strategic operating plan, with the goal of becoming one of the top three ... Read More

Why UK travelers have great news for tourism in Turkey, Tunisia and Egypt?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 8, 2018 07:54

Terror threats perceived to have diminished Tourists from the UK are heading back to Turkey, Egypt and Turkey, all destinations that until recently were considered by many to be at ... Read More

What are top ten cities to go in the world? Punta Cana ? Cusco? Djerba? Palma? Phuket?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2018 08:52

According to the latest Global Destination Cities Index, the international destinations with the highest concentration of visitors traveling for relaxation and leisure is Punta Cana Punta Cana leads the list ... Read More

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts is taking Tunisia’s tourism recovery to the bank

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 4, 2018 06:05

This is the year of real recovery for Tunisia's tourism industry. Moevenpick Hotels and Resorts just today said it was cementing its stronghold in Tunisia with the take over of a ... Read More

Looking at the African Tourism Board with members in 26 countries

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 16, 2018 00:58

The African Tourism Board is a public-private partnership with one strong message. This message is to tell the world that Africa Tourism is becoming one destination and is wide open for ... Read More

Tunisia’s Tourism Minister Salma Elloumi: Tunisia loves Chinese Visitors

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 19, 2017 22:11

Tunisia would love more Chinese Tourists. Salma Elloumi, Tunisian Minister of Tourism, said Tunisia received around 16,000 Chinese tourists until Nov 10 this year, an increase of 190 percent compared ... Read More

Tunisia tourism is back in business

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 26, 2017 10:19

Tunisia aims to woo more tour operators at WTM London 2017, following news that Thomas Cook and other British travel firms will return to the country from early 2018. The ... Read More

Dubai – Tunis now daily on Emirates

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 25, 2017 08:58

Emirates has reaffirmed its commitment to Tunis by increasing the frequency of flights between Dubai and Tunis from six to seven a week starting 30th October 2017. The additional Dubai ... Read More

2017 UNWTO Video Competition: And the winners are..

editor editor- September 16, 2017 00:25

UNWTO unveiled the winners of the 2017 Video Competition at the 22nd General Assembly held in Chengdu, China. Taking the People's Choice Award was Indonesia. Regional winners were: Africa – ... Read More

Travel advisory update: State of emergency extended in Tunisia

editor editor- August 24, 2017 22:25

The Federal Public Service Foreign Affairs of Belgium has extended its travel advisory for Tunisia, issuing the following statement: Due to the terrorist threat, which can target foreign tourists, the ... Read More

UK Foreign Office changes travel advice for Tunisia

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- July 26, 2017 18:31

UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office has today changed its travel advice for Tunisia. It no longer advises against travel to most of the country, including Tunis and the major tourist ... Read More