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Thomas Cook Launches Holidays and Flights to Tunisia from Belfast

Thomas Cook has launched summer 2019 holidays, which includes packages and flights to Tunisia from Belfast  Following the change in FCO travel advice to Tunisia and reflecting customer demand, Thomas Cook resumed its operations to Tunisia for UK customers in February. The holiday company has since increased regional departures, with ...

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Tunisia’s real GDP growth rate could reach 2.8% in 2018 and 3.5% in 2019

Tunisia’s real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate could reach 2.8% in 2018 and 3.5% in 2019. However, this upward trend “still remains weak,” said Assitan Diarra-Thououne, regional economist for Africa. from the North to the African Development Bank (AfDB), presenting Monday the report on the “Economic Outlook for Africa ...

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Tunisia aims to attract three million Algerian tourists

The Tunisian authorities aspire to raise the number of Algerian tourists to 3 million, after last year’s record number of 2.5 million, the highest since the 2011 revolution. Tunisian Tourism Minister Selma Elloumi said that there have been “very positive” indicators since the beginning of the current year. In statements ...

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Tunisia targets 2 percent economic boost this year

The Tunisian Prime Ministry released a report in which it underlined the country is seeking an economic growth of 2 percent within this year. The report explained Tunisia have settled  a 1.9 percent growth by the end of 2017, from 1 percent during the previous year. The inflation rate of the ...

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Tunisia sets ambition to reach 2 pct economic growth in 2018

Tunisia has set an ambition to reach 2 percent economic growth in 2018, according to a report by the Tunisian Government Presidency on Friday. With a GDP‘s growth of 2 percent in the last quarter of 2017, Tunisia ended the past year with a growth of 1.9 percent against 1 percent ...

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Government delegation to visit Gafsa to monitor implementation of agreement on phosphate mining resumption

A government delegation will visit Gafsa next week to monitor the implementation of the agreement concluded between the Government, the Tunisian General Labour Union (UGTT) and MPs from the Gafsa region on the resumption of phosphate mining in Gafsa, announced Minister of Energy, Mining and Renewable Energy, Khaled Kaddour. The ...

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Talan Tunisia will hire 1,000 engineers by 2020

Technology services company Talan will hire 1,000 Tunisian engineers by 2020. Talan Founder and President Mahdi Hawas said the company’s recruitment strategy will be implemented over three years; 250 engineers will be hired in 2018, 350 in 2019 and 450 in 2020. An academy will be created and tasked with ...

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Tunisia wants more luxury hotels

Tunisia hopes new upmarket hotels will cement its strong recovery in 2017. A Four Seasons opened recently, and a Mövenpick and Ritz-Carlton are both scheduled to open soon. “Tunisia is attracting more luxury properties from international chains,” said Riadh Dekhili, Germany chief for the country’s tourist board. He wants more ...

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Italy: Tunisia, A Rising Investment Destination

The international financial stage is seeing a fundamental change in financial data and a major shift in existing economic blocs, together with the emergence of new economic blocs and the potential disintegration of major economic powers and even major economic unions such as the European Union are not immune to ...

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Tunisia central bank unable to defend dinar -governor

Tunisia’s central bank is unable to defend the dinar with foreign reserves that have fallen to less than 80 days’ worth of imports, the bank’s new governor said on Thursday. The current account deficit also hit 10 percent for the first time, reflecting “frightening” economic indicators that show the depth ...

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