Tourism revenues jump by 38%, November 20

Tourism revenues rose above 5 billion dinars, with a leap of 38.3%, by November 20, 2019, compared to last year, the Ministry of Tourism reported on Wednesday.

The statistics revealed by the ministry indicates that in foreign currencies, the revenue growth is estimated at 29.6% in Euros and 22.3% in Dollars.

The Ministry of Tourism noted that 8.3 million tourists had visited Tunisia until November 20, an increase of 14% compared to last year which means that the objective of attracting 9 million tourists in 2019 is now likely to be achieved.

Just over half of the arrivals are North Africans (4.1 million tourists) with a rise of 16.4% compared to November 2018, while Europeans represent about a third (2.6 million visitors) up 16.2%.

The number of overnights recorded during this period reached 27.8 million, up 11.8% compared to the same period in 2018.

TunisianMonitorOnline

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