Tunisia’s tourism sector has collapsed, with losses exceeding 60 percent. The reports indicate many hotels at risk of closing permanently.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on the Government of Tunisia to provide financial relief.
One of the world’s most underrated touristic destinations, Tunisia’s travel industry has been decimated by the coronavirus pandemic.
In a cooperation between the world’s largest luxury hospitality company, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, and Tunisia’s Mabrouk Group, the opening of Four Seasons Hotel Tunis is to open in late 2017.
The US’s decision to lift the travel warning for Tunisia is a huge positive for that country and a vote of confidence for interim Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa. Tunisia’s recent problems with unrest aside, Tunis and other destinations there have long been on many a traveler’s “bucket list” of things to see.
If you are in the mood to explore some fabulous attractions a scant few have ever seen by comparison, Tunisia is one place to investigate. Despite the negative reports, even Thomas Cook has rated the country one of the biggest coming trends for UK travelers. Based on the numbers of searches people make online, Tunisia is a lot more interesting than many have considered for travel.
The stage is set for next month’s Middle East Gala Ceremony, the first stage of the World Travel Awards 2011 Grand Tour, which will be hosted by Dubai’s Armani Hotel on May 2nd.