Up 43%, 4.4 billion dinars of tourism revenues until September 30

Over 4.4 billion dinars are Tunisia’s tourism revenues until September 30, 2019, with 43.3% rise, compared to the same period in 2018, statistics published by the Ministry of Tourism and Handicrafts Wednesday, reveals.

In foreign currencies, tourism income stands at €1.3 billion, up 31.6%, and to $1.5 billion, up 23.6%.

Besides, the tourist arrivals reached 7.2 million visitors (+14.8%), including more than 2.3 million European tourists in the same period of September 30, 2019,

3.5 million Maghreb tourists visited Tunisia during this period, including 2 million Algerians, 1.4 million Libyans and 66,000 Moroccans.

Then come Tunisian expatriates (1.1 million tourists), Chinese (22.1 thousand tourists) and other nationalities (143 thousand tourists).

Overall tourist overnight stays reached 24 million in the first 9 months of 2019, up 12%.


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