Siroko Travel and Destination Dahar were the first Tunisian tourism businesses to take part in a study tour to ITB Berlin 2019 organised by the IPD Tourism team. There were also companies from Nepal and Ecuador.
The purpose of the study tour was to: learn about ‘how to attend’ travel trade shows, compare how the various country stands work, scout for possible German tour operator partners, attend workshops & networking events and in our case, even have some meetings with potential tour operator partners from Germany, The Netherlands and Switzerland.
The momentum for Tunisia certainly seems to be there with many tour operators expressing an interest in (re)starting their Tunisia tours. The companies will be hopefully be able to benefit from the upswing and develop some great new responsible tourism itineraries that show Tunisia has much more to offer than all-inclusive holidays on the beach. IPD intends to bring many more interesting Tunisian tourism business to ITB in 2020 so watch this space!
In the meantime if you are a tour operator interested in working with IPD then please get in touch via: firstname.lastname@example.org