Tunisia: Over 400,000 tourism jobs eliminated after Pandemic Shutdown

Highlights: Tourism revenue has declined 61 per cent in Tunisia as a result of coronavirus, the Central Bank of Tunisia reported on Friday. tourism industry in the country, which includes more than 1,300 travel agencies and provides 20,000 direct and indirect jobs. 28 per cent of the sector’s workforce were sacked following the imposition ofContinue reading “Tunisia: Over 400,000 tourism jobs eliminated after Pandemic Shutdown”

How Tunisia went from Pandemic Success to Regional Curfews…

Article Highlights: Tunisia chooses regional curfews instead of a country wide shutdown. Tunisia’s Prime Minister on Monday ordered a curfew starting from Tuesday in all regions of the country. Coronavirus cases are surging in Tunisia, which had managed to contain the virus earlier in the year. Tunisia Pandemic Success Wednesday, October 21, 2020 On Monday,Continue reading “How Tunisia went from Pandemic Success to Regional Curfews…”

Did Tunisia reopen too soon?

Key Points:-Tunisia declared VICTORY over the pandemic on June 15th. -Since then Tunisia recorded 983 COVID-19 cases, 424 out of them imported and 559 locally transmitted. On June 15th 2020 Tunisia’s prime minster held a press conference to declare victory over the pandemic. The former prime minster stated that his country had achieved a victoryContinue reading “Did Tunisia reopen too soon?”

Traveling to Tunisia from the UK in 2020

Posted on July 8, 2020 Edited & Updated on July 9, 2020 Important UPDATE: During the evening of July 8, 2020 the Tunisian authorities changed the UK status from Orange to Green. Since Tunisia officially reopened its borders on June 27, 2020 I’ve received so many questions from my followers at the Tunisia Security Update.Continue reading “Traveling to Tunisia from the UK in 2020”

Tunisia to REOPEN Economy in Stages…

Tunisia Security Update Your #1 Source for Travel & Security News IMPACTING Tunisia. UPDATE: Tunisia to reopen economy in stages… Key Article INSIGHT:  The lockdown will begin to be eased on May 4. Further easing after May 11 will include clothing shops and malls, said Lobna Jribi, the minister in charge of major projects. Tentative Stages:  StageContinue reading “Tunisia to REOPEN Economy in Stages…”

Annual Jewish pilgrimage to Tunisia’s Ghriba synagogue CANCELED

Tunisia Security Update Your #1 Source for Travel & Security News IMPACTING Tunisia. UPDATE: Annual pilgrimage to Tunisia’s Ghriba synagogue CANCELED. Key Article INSIGHT: The annual pilgrimage was scheduled for May 7-13.  Hundreds of Israelis, many of them of Tunisian origin, traditionally visit the synagogue for the annual pilgrimage. Security  INSIGHT: Tunisia’s small Jewish community is stillContinue reading “Annual Jewish pilgrimage to Tunisia’s Ghriba synagogue CANCELED”