Tourism revenues increase 46.3% until September 10 (Tourism Ministry)
18/09/2019 18:42, TUNIS/Tunisia

(TAP) - Tourism revenues hit 4,091 million dinars until September 10, 2019, up 46.3% compared to the same period in 2018.

In US dollars, tourism revenues grew 25% to $ 1,376 million, whereas in Euros, they picked up 33.1% to € 1,221 million.

According to statistics provided by the Ministry of Tourism and Handicrafts, the number of tourist arrivals reached 6 million 618 thousand 898 until September 10, 2019, i.e. a 14.9 increase compared to the same period in 2018.

The rate of Maghreb tourists who visited Tunisia improved by 17.4% (3 million 239 thousand 299), whereas the number of European tourists who visited the country posted an18.4% rise to 2 million 140 thousand 365 tourists.

The number of Algerian tourists edged up 8.7% (one million 872 thousand 936 tourists)

The number of Libyan tourists grew 32.9% (one million 306 thousand 109 tourists) whereas the number of Moroccan and Mauritanian tourists increased by 14.5% (60 thousand tourists).

The number of overnight stays spent until September 10, 2019 rose 11.9% compared to the same period of 2018 to 20 million 986 thousand 974 overnight stays.

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