Sousse: Arrival of first group of Russian tourists to Enfidha airport | Tunisia News Gazette

Sousse: Arrival of first group of Russian tourists to Enfidha airport

Enfidha-Hammamet Airport welcomed, on Friday, a first group of Russian tourists, announcing the start of the new season for this issuing market.

The plane from Moscow landed at 6:10 in the morning, with on board 224 tourists coming to stay in Sousse, Monastir, Mahdia or Hammamet.

The rhythm of the Russian tourist arrivals having chosen the destination Tunisia will increase, over the coming days, to reach this year 650 thousand tourists, Regional Delegate of tourism Bassem Ouertani told TAP.

The Russian market remains the largest foreign issuer market, to the Sousse-El Kantaoui region, with 131 thousand 486 visitors in 2017, and 1 million 218 thousand overnight stays, compared to 143 thousand 637 visitors and 1 million 225 thousand overnight stays, in 2016.

Source: TAP News Agency

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