Tunisia Announced The Resumption Of The Tourist Season
Tunisia, one of the popular centers of tourism for Europe, has announced the resumption of the tourist season, opening its land, sea, and air borders, the Arab service of Sky News channel reported on Saturday, citing the country's Ministry of tourism.
This was three months after they were closed to prevent the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Tunis-Carthage international airport in Tunis has started operations, with air links established to several European capitals, including Paris, Rome, and Geneva, Sky News reports.
The country's Minister of tourism, Mohammed Ali Toumi, confirmed that the world tourism organization has officially included Tunisia in the list of safe areas for tourist trips on the basis of a Protocol prepared by the country to ensure health standards for workers and tourists.
Only 1,064 cases of coronavirus infection were detected in the country and 50 deaths from COVID-19 were registered.
Tunisia is the first Arab country to announce a zero increase in new cases in several regions.