On the sidelines of the China Travelers’ Forum (CTF), Tunisia was awarded the Prize of the 2016 best International potential destination for the Chinese.
The forum is organised by Ctrip, a leading travel agency in china that provides various services ranging from reservation to international support and which is the largest travel agency in China with a hotel network of about 1 million hotels in 200 countries around the world.
The Tunisia destination and generally Africa are becoming more and more popular for the Chinese. The number of Chinese tourists increased by 400% in January 2017, said the Tunisian Ministry of Tourism in a statement.
Procedures have been initiated since 2016 to facilitate the arrival of Chinese tourists in Tunisia. They can now obtain the entry visa in Tunisia directly in the Tunisian airports since February 2017.
Africa has experienced the highest growth of Chinese tourists compared to other destinations in the world reports the Moroccan site lemag.ma. Morocco and Tunisia rank first and second, respectively, in terms of their measures to facilitate visas issuance to Chinese tourists.