July 8, 2019 / 1:20 PM / a month ago

Tunisia's tourism revenues jump 42.5% in the first half of 2019

A tourist poses for a picture in Sidi Bou Said, an attractive tourist destination near Tunis, Tunisia January 7, 2019. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi

(Reuters) - Tunisia’s tourism revenues soared 42.5% in the first half of 2019 to $692 million compared to the same period last year, official figures showed on Monday.

The tourism industry accounts for 8% of Tunisia’s gross domestic product.

Reporting By Tarek Amara; Editing by Raissa Kasolowsky

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