A tourist poses for a picture in Sidi Bou Said, an attractive tourist destination near Tunis

Tunisia's tourism revenues jump 42.5% in the first half of 2019

(Reuters) - Tunisia’s tourism revenues soared 42.5% in the first half of 2019 to $692 million compared to the same period last year, official figures showed on Monday.

The tourism industry accounts for 8% of Tunisia’s gross domestic product.

(Reporting By Tarek Amara; Editing by Raissa Kasolowsky)

2019-07-08 15:17:58

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