Tunisia object against UK & USA’s laptop ban

Published on : Thursday, March 23, 2017

Tunisia object against UKTunisia recently conveyed apprehension on the ban on carrying laptops and tablets on any direct flights from Arabian countries and Turkey by UK and USA governments. It said that the directive will harm its economy. To quote Salma Elloumi, the Foreign Minister of Tunisia, ‘’ this is something that we will raise with the Foreign Ministry.’’

The measure has been described as anti-terrorist precaution by the US and UK officials. It was inflicted on electronic devices which are larger than smartphones. Majority of executives from Tunisia’s Federation of Travel Agencies believe that this ban will hamper the travel and tourism sector. Not to forget that the said sector only recently had started recovering slowly after the tourist attacks which caused many visitors to flee.  To quote Mohamed Ali Toumi, President of Tunisia’s Federation of Travel Agencies, ‘’ As long as England maintains these restrictions on Tunisia, and from time to time consolidates them with similar decisions, this will have a negative impact on Tunisian tourism.’’ The ban also targets Jordan, Egypt, Lebanon and Saudi Arabia.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

arrow2Follow TTW
facebook-logo  twitter-logo  LinkedIn_logo  stumbleupon-logo   rss_logo 
ttw_blogger_logo  ttw_blogger_logo  ttw_blogger_logo


  • 02 WTM London 2018
  • 03 imexamerica 2018
  • 03 ITB Asia 2018
  • 09 ttfotm 2018
  • 10 Astana leisure 2018
  • 11 lodgingconference 18
  • 11 ttgincontri 2018
  • 12 plannersxtraordinaire 2018
  • 13 aite 2018
  • 13 bitf 2018
  • 14 Global Wellness Summit 2018
  • 14 SATTE 2019
  • 14 traveltechme 2018
  • 18 hospitalityqatar 18
  • 18 Hotel Management Asia Summit 2018
  • 19 bricsaconsulting 2018
  • 20 CITE_TTW 2018
  • 20 sahicsouthamerica 2018
  • 30 PATA


Get our toolbar!
Review www.travelandtourworld.com on alexa.com