Over 48,000 tourists visit Mahdia from early January to June 10 (tourism commissioner)
15/06/2024 14:10, MAHDIA/Tunisia

Tunis, June 15 (TAP)- Tourism indicators trended upwards in Mahdia in the period running from January 1 to June 10. Tourist numbers rose 3.3% compared to the same period last year to 48,571.

Bednights followed suit, growing 26.8% to 243, 916, Tourism Commissioner Mohamed Boujdaria told TAP.

This demonstrates a comeback of traditional markets with 27% of bednights monopolised by the German market. British and French visitors spent 15% and 10%, respectively, of overnight stays. The share of the domestic market was estimated at 12%.

Figures also show the duration of the tourist stay rose to five days (+22.8%). The hotel occupancy rate stood at 25%, up 10.7% on the same period last year.

Tourism professionals expect the occupancy rate to hit 90% by late June and 100% in July and August.

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