Algeria – The President of the Tunisian Federation of Hotels (FTH) Khaled Fakhfakh said Saturday that the Algerian market remains an important market for Tunisian tourism and contributed to its revival.
"The Algerian, Russian and French markets are the most important markets in terms of the number of nights spent in Tunisian hotels," said Fakhfakh, stressing the need to coordinate efforts between Tunisian and Algerian tourism professionals to prepare the next season. Until July 20, the number of Algerian tourists who visited Tunisia increased by 17.7% to reach 1.2808 million visitors, according to the president of the Tunisian Federation of Travel Agencies and Tourism (FTAV) , Jabeur Ben Attouch.
For its part, the President of the National Union of Algerian Travel Agencies (SNAV) Said Boukhelifa, quoted by the Tunisian news agency TAP, said that Tunisia remains the "most attractive and flagship" destination for the Algerians. He added, during a press conference, held Saturday, in Tunis, as part of a working visit of a delegation of SNAV to tourist areas of Yasmine Hammamet, Sousse and Monastir to see first hand the conditions reception and residence of Algerian tourists in Tunisia, that Algerian tourists spend their stay pleasantly and in good conditions.
million. Boukhelifa also stressed that the number of Algerian tourists in Tunisia is increasing steadily, reaching 2.2 million by the end of 2018. Meetings will be scheduled in autumn, with Tunisian tourism officials to take stock of the summer season and prepare now as best as possible in the 2019 season, to avoid the reappearance of some problems encountered during this season , he said.