Posted by: Agence Tunis Afrique Presse

“Some 4 million 400 thousand tourists visited Tunisia between January 1 and July 31, 2018, up 23% over the same period of 2017,” Selma Elloumi Rekik, Minister of Tourism and Handicrafts said on Thursday.

Speaking at a conference in Tunis, the minister said that tourism receipts reached 1,750 million dinars during the same period, posting a 42% increase compared to 2017.

She also added that the current year would record more than 8 million tourists against more than 7 million in 2017 and less than 6 million in 2016.