Hotel in Tunis: At the heart Tunisian trade
Tunis is the capital of Tunisia, located in the far north-east by the Mediterranean coast just across from Sicily. From your hotel in Tunis you can enjoy its traditional medina, with a vibrant marketplace, and the medieval ruins of the Carthage district. Tourism and the hotel trade remain important in Tunis, as the city enjoys fine weather and a location near the sea. Traditional manufacturing of products such as olive oil and textiles remains important. The media, finance and publishing sectors are also growing sectors of the city’s economy.
What are the main points of interest that visitors to Tunis can enjoy?
Tunis retains its ancient centre in the medina, where the main commercial activity takes place. As you wander its streets, you’ll spot the signs marked ‘Touristique’ which guide you through the main highlights of this area. The vast majority of the goods for sale are locally made by the sellers themselves. You can also stop at one of the traditional cafés or bakeries and visit the mosques and palaces along the way. The Ville Nouvelle (New City) is dominated by colonial architecture and is where you’ll find the concentration of Tunis’ modern businesses.
Where can I network with other business people in Tunis?
Many hotels offer conferencing and meeting space for business travellers. The city hosts several annual trade shows, including an international tourism trade show (MIT), a household appliances and a furniture expo. Other forums include the Advanced Geospatial Science & Technology and the International Association of Smart Learning Environments meetings. The city’s growing technology and energy sectors make it an increasingly attractive place for investors.
Where can I go to relax after work when booking my hotel in Tunis?
Together with your business partners you can savour the taste of Tunisian cuisine in the city’s best restaurants. A combination of Mediterranean and North African gastronomy, examples include unique takes on the tagine and shakshouka dishes. Or check out Dar el-Jeld and Chez Slah around the Ville Nouvelle, two highly regarded establishments serving the best of Tunisian cooking, before you retire to your hotel room in Tunis. You can also visit the Tunis commune of Carthage. It's the site of the ancient Carthaginian civilization, founded by the now-legendary Queen Dido. The remaining ruins of its Roman occupation include its open-air theatre, baths and hippodrome.