18 May 2013

Tunisia: Turkey Pledges to Promote Tunisia's Destination

Carthage — Chairmen of Tourism Professional Chambers and the Turkish Travel Agencies Federation pledged on Friday to launch a promotional campaign to better introduce Tunisia's assets, which according to them "is a charming and attractive destination to tourists."

During a meeting with President Moncef Marzouki, the Turkish officials expressed will to assist Tunisia in matters of upgrading tourism facilities and training professionals of the sector.

"Tunisian tourism could reinforce its position on the world tourism market, in view of the diversity of its products and richness of its heritage and history," they said, adding that boosting the country's tourism sector highly depends on devising an efficient promotional and trading strategy.

For his part, the President of the Republic laid emphasis on the importance of intensifying expertise exchange between Tunisia and Turkey in the tourism field, pointing out that Tunisia should draw inspiration from the Turkish experience, notably in matters of promotion of its historical and archeological heritage.

According to a Presidency communiqué, an agreement is to be signed on Saturday, between the Tunisian Federation of Travel Agencies (FTAV) and its Turkish counterpart to promote Tunisia's destination in Turkey and Europe.

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