The number of tourists who visited the tourist area Nabeul- Hammamet rose 18% in July 2016, compared with the same period in 2015, said local tourism commissioner in Nabeul Azzedine Grami.
Speaking to TAP on Wednesday, he said the tourist season has experienced a special dynamics in the region in July, adding that the number of tourists has exceeded 105,000 from different countries, while the number of overnight stays reached 445,000.
The official added that the number of Russian tourists reached 156,000 in June, up 420% compared to 2015, in addition to the rise in the number of overnight stays (390%).
“30,000 Algerians tourists visited the tourist area Nabeul-Hammamet, i.e. an increase of 184%, he said, adding that domestic tourism indicators also rose (85%), with an estimated 172 thousand local tourists.