VIDEO UPDATE: Tunisia travel…Pre-Flight COVID-19 tests

Tunisia Security Update Your #1 Source for Travel & Security News IMPACTING Tunisia. VIDEO UPDATE Travel UPDATE: Ahead of boarding their Emirates flight from Dubai to Tunisia on April 15th, masked passengers were given blood tests for Covid-19, with results delivered within 10 minutes. Emirates, which claims to be the first airline to perform these tests. KeyContinue reading “VIDEO UPDATE: Tunisia travel…Pre-Flight COVID-19 tests”

Tunisia extends COVID-19 LOCKDOWN to May 4th…

Tunisia Security Update Your #1 Source for Travel & Security News IMPACTING Tunisia. UPDATE: Tunisia extends coronavirus lockdown to May 4th Source: Reuters April 19, 2020 Key Article INSIGHT: The North African country has confirmed 866 cases of the coronavirus and 37 related deaths, and has imposed a lockdown since March. 20. Security INSIGHT:  The outbreak isContinue reading “Tunisia extends COVID-19 LOCKDOWN to May 4th…”

COVID-19 IMPACT: Major Damage to Tunisian Economy

Tunisia Security Update Your #1 Source for Travel & Security News IMPACTING Tunisia. Article Analysis: “Coronavirus may cause 400,000 travel-related job losses in Tunisia”-Published date: 15 April 2020  3-Quick Key INSIGHTS: Estimates project Tunisian economy will lose $1.4bn tourism revenue. Tunisia has recorded a total of 747 cases of the virus and 34. To mitigate theContinue reading “COVID-19 IMPACT: Major Damage to Tunisian Economy”

Trump’s budget highlights Tunisia…

Since the 2011 Arab Spring, Tunisia has gained the attention of the world and according to an insightful article entitled [Trump budget spotlights Tunisia]; the North African country is becoming one of the State Department’s favorite country when it comes to military aid. 

Tunisia gets READY to elect new President

Quick Summary: The presidential run-off election to take place on Sunday, October 13th is between Nabil Karoui, a perceived liberal and populist media mogul who was released from jail four days before the election and Kais Saïed, a perceived conservative who is a professor specialised in constitutional law. Most did not see either candidate coming.Continue reading “Tunisia gets READY to elect new President”

3 Key Facts about Tunisia’s Parliament Elections

Quick Summary: Tunisians will elect a new parliament on Sunday, and all indications point to heavy losses for establishment parties. Young, independent candidates could reap the benefits. Tunisia Parliamentary Elections at a glance: More than 15,000 candidates on 1,500 lists are contesting 217 seats in a parliament dominated by the Islamist-inspired Ennahdha in alliance with centristContinue reading “3 Key Facts about Tunisia’s Parliament Elections”

UK and Tunisia sign continuity agreement

Quick Summary: The UK government signed a trade and political continuity agreement with Tunisia in London on October 4, 2019. Agreement will ensure British businesses and consumers benefit from continued access to the Tunisian market after we leave the EU. UK & Tunisia Partnership at a glance: Trade between the UK and Tunisia was worthContinue reading “UK and Tunisia sign continuity agreement”

Tunisia sets presidential election for September 15

” Originally scheduled for November, the vote was brought forward following President Beji Caid Essebsi’s death. “-Source: Aljazeera Key Points The Campaigning period will be from September 2 to 13 The presidential race was originally scheduled for November, but the vote was brought forward following Essebsi’s death on July 25 Tunisia Election is SET! Tunisia‘sContinue reading “Tunisia sets presidential election for September 15”

Tunisia tourism is booming but…

“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.”-Source:  Reuters Key Points: Tunisia’s tourism by the numbers Security Challenges ahead Tunisia Tourism The number of tourists rose 17 percent in the first half of this year to 3.8Continue reading “Tunisia tourism is booming but…”

3 Reasons Why UK tourist numbers are UP in Tunisia…

@DavidSecurity here with the Tunisia Security Update. And today we’re looking at this headline:  UK tourist numbers to Tunisia show signs of recovery The first signs of recovery in UK tourism to Tunisia following the 2015 terrorist attack in Sousse have emerged.  A new study of data from the Office for National Statistics revealed aContinue reading “3 Reasons Why UK tourist numbers are UP in Tunisia…”

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