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”

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…”

Tunisia had a successful summer season…

As several media outlets publish pictures of “eerie abandoned hotels”…Tunisia hopes to continue making posting tourism gains. Tunisia’s Tourism Revenues Grow 42% in 7 Months The Tunisian Tourism Ministry said that 4.4 million foreign tourists visited the country from January 1 through July 31 this year, up 23% compared with the same period in 2017.Continue reading “Tunisia had a successful summer season…”

TS Update-(New Site Subscribe Today)

Greetings Expats, Since my return to Tunis on Friday I’ve been amazed at the amount of information coming our way here at the Tunisia Security Update blog.  On that note I would like to say thank you to all the expats and Tunisians that support us with insightful information.   Blog Update   We’ve updated the blog andContinue reading “TS Update-(New Site Subscribe Today)”

TS Update-(Residential Security Awareness)

Greetings Expats,  A recent incident which took place in Cite El Khalil La Marsa serves as a good reminder for the expat community about the importance of residential security in Tunisia.  Fortunately, nobody was hurt but the nature of the incident is very concerning.  Hopefully we can benefit from the incident by raising awareness & taking practical measures.   Please feelContinue reading “TS Update-(Residential Security Awareness)”

Tunisia Crime & Safety 2014

Greetings Expats,  The Overseas Security Advisory Council (O.S.A.C.) was “created in 1985 under the Federal Advisory Committee Act to promote security cooperation between American private sector interests worldwide and the U.S. Department of State.” Each year OSAC publishes a Crime & Safety Report covering a variety of security & safety topics.  I find the reportContinue reading “Tunisia Crime & Safety 2014”

Tunisia elections probably in November

Date: May 3, 2014 Source:  Reuters Brief: T(Reuters) – Tunisia’s next presidential and parliamentary elections will probably be held in the second half of November, the election agency chief said on Saturday, about polls that will mark the country’s final step towards full democracy. Read More  

TS Update-(31st crafts exhibition in Le Kram)

Greetings Expats, The 31st crafts exhibition will be held in Le Kram from 25 April to 4 May this year. At the event it is reported that 580 exhibitors will show their best stuff from a vast range of crafts, interior decorating, clothing, and much more.  Over 130,000 visitors are expected to attend and the NationalContinue reading “TS Update-(31st crafts exhibition in Le Kram)”

TS Update-(Petty Crimes on the rise…)

Greetings Expat, I hope everyone is enjoying the great weather and finding time to explore Tunisia. As a security professional I am always monitoring trends, especially when it comes to expat personal safety & security.  During the last 3 months we’ve seen a steady increase of petty crimes (Carthage, La Marsa, Berges du Lac) specifically inContinue reading “TS Update-(Petty Crimes on the rise…)”

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