Articles tagged “tunisia”

Thomas Cook Sees Tunisia Bookings Jump as Fear of Terror Attacks Wanes

Thomas Cook Sees Tunisia Bookings Jump as Fear of Terror Attacks Wanes

Christopher Jasper, Bloomberg

It's been a long road to recovery for Tunisia, Turkey, and Egypt, and we know from history that tourism does indeed rebound after terror attacks and other violence. As Spain keeps getting pricier, that recovery will only get stronger.

6 months ago

Thomas Cook Brings First Group of UK Travelers to Tunisia Since 2015 Attack

Thomas Cook Brings First Group of UK Travelers to Tunisia Since 2015 Attack

Jihen Laghmari, Bloomberg

Tunisia needs tourism and is happy about the return of visitors. Once again, the travel industry is showing some resilience after a brutal attack.

8 months ago

Thomas Cook Looks to Turkey and Egypt to Ease Its Pain in Spain

Thomas Cook Looks to Turkey and Egypt to Ease Its Pain in Spain

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Spain's popularity among UK tourists has not dwindled. Thomas Cook will be hoping demand to higher-margin destinations such as Turkey continues to grow or else it faces an expensive summer.

8 months ago

Travel Megatrends 2018: European Travelers Return to Once-Disrupted Destinations

Travel Megatrends 2018: European Travelers Return to Once-Disrupted Destinations

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Things can change very quickly in travel. Geopolitics plays a big part in deciding a destination’s popularity. With Spain undergoing its own problems, and fewer terrorist incidents taking place in North Africa and the Middle East, the tourist spread is starting to rebalance itself.

9 months ago

First Cruise Ship Returns to Tunisia Since Fatal Museum Attack

First Cruise Ship Returns to Tunisia Since Fatal Museum Attack

Associated Press

We can't wait to see more visitors return to Tunisia.

2 years ago

UK Travel Stocks Continue Decline Following Brexit and Greater Unrest

UK Travel Stocks Continue Decline Following Brexit and Greater Unrest

Alistair Smout, Reuters

The British tend to travel under nearly any condition. So while TUI and its peers will take a short-term hit for sales to some markets, travel will still be taking place.

2 years ago

Tunisia’s Tourism Industry Sees Double-Digit Drop Following Attacks

Tunisia’s Tourism Industry Sees Double-Digit Drop Following Attacks

Zohra Bensemra, Reuters

Considering that these numbers are from a government agency that doesn't want people to panic, we imagine the real numbers are even less inspiring.

2 years ago

Tracing the Path of EgyptAir Flight 804 in Days Before Crash

Tracing the Path of EgyptAir Flight 804 in Days Before Crash

Associated Press

2 years ago

Tourist Security Is an Unspoken Theme for Travel Operators at ITB Trade Fair

Tourist Security Is an Unspoken Theme for Travel Operators at ITB Trade Fair

Victoria Bryan and Maria Sheahan, Reuters

Egypt isn't coming back anytime soon. Unlike Paris, Istanbul, Greece, or even Thailand, it's problems are deep and long-lasting.

3 years ago

Tunisia Terror Attacks Inquest to Look at British Travel Advice

Tunisia Terror Attacks Inquest to Look at British Travel Advice

Jeremy Hodges, Bloomberg

European governments need to strengthen relationships with non-EU countries as it relates to tourism to help prevent more death and loss of vital tourism dollars.

3 years ago

EasyJet Seeks Longer Greek Holiday Season to Offset Tunisia Exit

EasyJet Seeks Longer Greek Holiday Season to Offset Tunisia Exit

Benjamin Katz, Bloomberg

EasyJet shouldn't have too much difficulty convincing Greek hotels to stay open longer if it can deliver the business.

3 years ago

Tunisia Drops the State of Emergency Imposed After Tourist Killings

Tunisia Drops the State of Emergency Imposed After Tourist Killings

Associated Press

The state of emergency is gone, but the tourists won't be retuning until they — and the package tour companies that bring them — see more action by the authorities.

3 years ago