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Tunisia welcomes first cruise ship since last year's terror attacks

MS Europa’s arrival raises hopes of a revival in nation’s tourism trade after it nosedived following the deaths of 59 holidaymakers The first cruise ship to visit Tunisia since 59 tourists were killed in two terrorist attacks last year docked this week in La Goulette, the port of the capital Tunis. The arrival of MS Europa has boosted hopes for a revival of the country’s tourism industry, which nosedived following the deadly beach attack in the resort of Sousse in June 2015 in which 38 holidaymakers died, and another attack in March 2015 when 21 tourists were killed by gunmen at the city’s Bardo museum, one of the country’s main draws for foreign visitors.
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