Tunisia’s tourism revenues dropped 60% in the first quarter of the year to 372 million dinars compared to 930 million a year earlier, according to the local media.
The North African country's tourism revenues eased due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Minister of tourism Habib Ammar recently visited Russia together with other government officials to promote Tunisia as a destination.
The number of tourists who visited the country in 2020 fell by 78% compared to 9.5 million visitors in 2019.
Tunisia's tourism revenues fell by 65% to 2 billion Tunisian dinars ($746 million) in 2020, compared to 5.6 billion dinars the previous year.
Tourism revenue accounts for about 8% of Tunisia's GDP and is a major source of foreign currency.