tourism

Leveraging Its Mobile ID, IDEMIA Brings Digital Travel Credentials to Life

November 27, 2020

  • During the November International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) virtual conference, IDEMIA, the global leader... Continue Reading >

COVID-19 : short-term priority to protect tourism from collapsing (minister)

November 26, 2020

TAP) - 'Currently, our priority is to work in the short term to protect the tourism sector from collapsing and preserve the highest possible number of tourism businesses,' said...... Continue Reading >

Tourism : laid-off workers to get monthly premium of 200 dinars

November 17, 2020

(TAP)- A monthly premium of 200 dinars will be given to laid-off workers in the tourism industry and tour guides till return to normality, said Minister of Tourism Habib Ammar. This is one in a string...... Continue Reading >

Saharan tourism: tourists need only to apply health protocol, no mandatory quarantine required

November 17, 2020

(TAP) - Tourists coming to Tunisia as part of Saharan tourism will not be obliged to spend the mandatory quarantine period in hotels. It is enough for them to apply the health protocols...... Continue Reading >

Tourism: contribution of travel agencies to tourism competitiveness fund suspended for 6 months

November 17, 2020

(TAP) - The tax applied to travel agencies as a contribution to the Fund for the Development of Competitiveness in the tourism sector, set at 2 dinars on each seat offered by tourist...... Continue Reading >

International donors are mobilising for sustainable tourism in Tunisia

November 16, 2020

(TAP/Nedra Boukesra) - 'Never before have donors mobilised so much funding for Tunisian tourism,' Mouna Gliss, Director General of International Cooperation at the Ministry...... Continue Reading >

Tourism: New strategy to ensure post-COVID revival (ONTT D-G)

November 15, 2020

(Interviewed by Semia Boukhatem-TAP) - The Department of Tourism has devised a strategy to ensure the revival of this activity in the best conditions, after the health crisis of the...... Continue Reading >

Tourist overnight stays drop 80% at end of October 2020 (ONTT)

November 15, 2020

(TAP) – The number of tourist overnight stays dropped by 80% during the first 10 months of 2020, compared to the same period last year, Director General of the Tunisian National...... Continue Reading >

Tunisia: tourism revenues collapse by 3 billion dinars at end October

November 8, 2020

Tunisia’s tourism revenues have continued to fall since last May as a result of travel restrictions and measures taken by the authorities to cope with the spread of the coronavirus...... Continue Reading >

Tourism municipalities benefit from grants to boost Saharan tourism in southwestern Tunisia

November 5, 2020

TAP) - The Tourism Ministry will offer exceptional grants to municipalities focusing on tourism in Tozeur and Kebili during the Saharan tourist season in a bid to boost domestic tourism,...... Continue Reading >