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Tunisia remains open to Russian tourists
Tunisia does not intend to refuse Russian tourists and is ready to accept them if Russia solves the situation with air traffic.
Tunisia opens for Russian tourists
Package tours to Tunisia have already appeared in the sale of Russian tour operators.
The rules of entry into the opened countries
The Association of Tour Operators of Russia has published a memo with the rules of entry for tourists to countries, air traffic with which Russia will restore in November.
Russia allowed charters to Egypt and the UAE, opened Tunisia and Thailand
From November 9, the Operational Headquarters removes all restrictions on regular and charter flights to Hurghada and Sharm el-Sheikh. Also, restrictions on air traffic with Austria, Switzerland, Finland and the United Arab Emirates were lifted. New destinations opened, including Thailand and Tunisia.
Tunisia is on the verge of opening for Russian tourists
By now the diplomatic and aviation departments of Russia and Tunisia have come to an agreement on the need to restore air communication between the two countries on a reciprocal basis.
Tunisia will simplify entry conditions for Russian tourists
Tunisia is open to Russians, and from April 19 the conditions for entry of group tourists from Russia will be simplified.
Russian tourists are in the red list of Tunisia
Before the opening of borders for foreign tourists, the Tunisian government has classified countries according to the level the spread of coronavirus. As for Russia, the country remains closed for an indefinite period.
Tunisian Minister of Tourism: we have been waiting for Russian tourists since July
Tunisia will be ready to host foreign tourists, including Russian, from the end of June. At the same time, the Ministry introduced “the Ready and Safe label” for hotels and tourist facilities, which must receive it to resume operation.
In 2019 tourist flow to Tunisia set a record
In 2018 599 thousand guests from Russia had a holiday in Tunisia, in 2019 their number was already 633 000 - an increase is of almost 6%. Against this background, tour operators have already informed about the expansion of flight programs.
Russian tourists fall in love with Tunisia
The demand for holidays in Tunisia among organized Russian tourists increased in 2019, and for some travel agencies, the destination accounts up to 20% of total sales.
More Russian tourists choosing Tunisia for holidays
Around 632 000 Russian holidaymakers have visited Tunisia in the first eleven months of 2019, a 5% increase in numbers from last year. Russia ranks second in the number of tourists visiting Tunisia.
About 635 thousand Russian tourists will visit Tunisia in 2019
The tourist flow from Russia to Tunisia will be about 635 thousand people, which is 5% more than last year. The Tunisian authorities intend to make the country a year-round destination.
Nordwind Airlines to launch flights from Kaluga to Turkey, Greece and Tunisia in spring
Since April 29, 2020, Nordwind Airlines starts charter flights from Kaluga airport to Antalya (Turkey) and from May 23, 2020 to Heraklion (Greece) and Monastir (Tunisia).
Tunisia becomes a year-round destination
Last summer, Tunisia retained the title of one of the most popular beach destinations among Russian tourists. For several years, the resorts of the Republic have positioned themselves as year-round ones.
ATOR announced preliminary results of 2019
ATOR has announced preliminary results of 2019 based on the statistics for the three quarters of this year.
Tunisia as a tourist destination in 2020
Over the past few years the demand for Tunisia has tripled. By the way, at the moment, travelers visit the Republic not only in the summer season, but also in winter time.
Outbound tourist flow from Russia increased by 6.67% in the first half of the year
In January-June 2019, citizens of the Russian Federation made 21 212 095 trips abroad. This is 6.67% more than in the same period of the last year. Turkey became the leader of outbound tourism, Italy is growing rapidly and tourist flow to Thailand has slightly decreased.
In 2019 Tunisia is waiting for 10-15% more Russian tourists
The tourist authorities of Tunisia and the Russian tour operators have confirmed the stability of the Russian tourist flow to the resorts of the country. By the results of 2019, the North African country hopes to increase the number of Russian arrivals. According to the Ministry of Tourism of Tunisia, over the first half of the year, the country hosted 3.8 million foreign tourists, which is 17% more than in the same period of 2018.
Federation Council: tourists were advised not to travel to Tunisia
Several members of the Federation Council advised Russian tourists to refuse tours to Tunisia due to security reasons. In their opinion, the radical militants will now select tourist zones for terrorist attacks.
Experts: "last minute" offers for Tunisia should not be expected
This year Tunisia has maintained its position in the top lines of the ranking of the most popular summer destinations among Russian tourists. According to representatives of the tourism business, the demand for the destination is so high that tourists cannot wait for the last minute offers. In general, following the results of the year, the country counts on a 15% increase in tourist traffic from the Russian Federation.
Tunisia forecasts a 20% increase in tourist traffic from Russia
This was announced at a press conference in Moscow by the Minister of Tourism of Tunisia, René Trabelsi. Tour operators also talk about the positive dynamics of early booking. According to Mr. Trabelsi, in 2018 Tunisia hosted 630 thousand Russians, and in 2019 it already counts on 725-750 thousand (this is 20% more in annual terms).
Tourists reorient from Turkey to Tunisia
The interest of Russian tourists to Tunisia is increasing. However, the experts’ opinion on the growth in demand is different. So, the majority believes the number of sells have increased by 10–20% compared to last year’s figures, while Biblio-Globus notes 150% growth of sales on early booking stage.