Tourism: Tunisia; 1.9 million tourists in Jan-May

+48% on the same period in 2011

18 June, 14:58

(ANSAmed) - TUNIS, JUNE 18 - In the January-May of this year, in Tunisia 1,906,382 tourists, which translates into a +48% increase on the first five months of the previous years. The comparison with 2010 is instead still negative at -13.6%. According to the specialised site African Manager, most of the arrivals (1,097,255) were from North African countries, with Libyans (813,476) who - despite the trials and tribulations their country has seen recently - are still clearly in the lead.

There were 755,401 Europeans, while Middle Eastern visitors numbered 14,285. Rounding off the ''rankings'' was the North American market, from which just 12,336 tourists arrived.

(ANSAmed).

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