Tourism: Tunisia, strong drop of foreigners in July

After terror attack in Sousse

27 August, 12:31

    (ANSAmed) - TUNIS, AUGUST 27 - Tourism in Tunisia has plummeted after the terror attack in Sousse on June 26.

    According to the Tunisian Central Bank, the number of foreigner tourists registered in July this year dropped 44.1% from the same period in 2014 and 65.7% from the same period in 2010, the year used as a reference point by tourist operators before the 2011 uprising.

    Among foreign tourists who 'deserted' Tunisia as a holiday destination, British nationals ranked first (down 93.1%), followed by Italians (79.6%), Germans (66.4%) and French nationals (39.45). Tourists from Maghreb countries increased by 26.3%. (ANSAmed)
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