Tunisia is reopening to international tourists this month

In hopes of salvaging summer along its thousands of kilometres of Mediterranean coastline, Tunisia is reopening its borders to international visitors at the end of the month. Algerians and Europeans – including British tourists – will be permitted back into the country from 27 June, and a further announcement about conditions of entry into the country is expected next week. Tunisia was locked down in mid-March and has recorded zero new coronavirus cases since 2 June, as well as one of the lowest numbers of cases per capita of any country on…

SuperyachtNews COVID-19 Advisory – Tunisia open for business

Tunisia is due to open its borders to tourists on 27 June From 27 June, superyachts will be welcome to cruise in Tunisian waters and resume their regular maritime services, including duty-free bunkering. Strict procedures and safety protocols for the hospitality industry are being rolled out in preparation for this date, SuperyachtNews reports. Working in accordance with guidelines laid out by the World Health Organisation, hospitality staff are undergoing additional training to be able to competently undertake newly required safety procedures, the same source adds. According to Yacht Services Tunisia, a…

EU removes Tunisia from money laundering blacklist

One month after issuing a draft resolution, the European Union has removed Tunisia from its list of countries that pose threats to the financial system over money laundering and terrorism financing because of lack of legislation at home. The European Commission last month drafted a new list minus several countries including Tunisia. The list was set for approval this month. The organization ordered banks and other financial and tax firms to check more closely their clients who have operations with countries on the list. TunisianMonitorOnline