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On This Month's Show
09/01/16 – Tunisia
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September's showcase, TUNISIA represents an interesting phenomenon as North Africa's leading economic barometer in the first part of the 21st century. First as a Phoenician settlement; as a division of spoils for Rome and Greece, in the BCE era, and later as for center for Islamic Arts & Culture, it represented the capital route for trade and commerce to the Middle East, Europe and Asia Minor from its port city, Carthage, before he dawn of the Middle Ages.

Today, TUNISIA is a thriving metropolis with lots to offer global travelers.

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Guests - Our thanks to the following individuals who helped make this show a winning combination for us:

Riad el Tunsi
Arabic/Tunisian-born Musician and Composer, Riad began his music and oud lessons at fourteen. Salah Elmehdi, a legendary Tunisian musical composer, recognized his talent and encouraged him to pursue a musical career. At sixteen he began his professional career as a vocalist and oud player with the Tawfik Lingliz Orchestra (1986-1990) Today, he plays the oud and sings different styles of Arabic music from Tunisia and Middle Eastern to Khaligi and Rai.

deanriyad@hotmail.com,
www.thearabicsinger.com,
Twitter: @riadeltunsi
Tom Sbordone
Sales & Mktg. Mgr., US, Airline Pros/ APG-US Airlines Group, reps 50 airlines world-wide. Prev.: BA, VA, Jet Air,Qatar,Nigerian Airways.

www.airlinepros.com
tsbordone@airlinepros.com
Twitter: @AirlineProsGrp
Jerry Sorkin
Dir., Sales & Mktg., Gil Travel Groupand Founder,TUNIS USA. 30 year veteran Tour & Travel programs: Israel, Iran, Turkey, Libya, Algeria, Palestine, Tunisia and now Cuba. Voted 6x:Top Travel Specialist by Conde' Nast.

www.giltravel.com
jmsorkin1@gmail.com
Twitter: @GilTravel
Rosen Kronenberg
Chef-Owner, Cafe' Tarantin - New York, celebrates Moroccan-Tunisian cuisine. Open seven days, 12-10pm. Address: 302 West 38th St, NYC/ Tel. 212-239-1921.

Twitter: @Tarantin302
Kamel Jedidi
Prof. & Chair, Marketing/Columbia Univ. Business School and School of African Affairs; Sr.Editor, Consumer Needs and Solutions; Journal of Business-to-Business Marketing; Marketing/ Management Science.

kj7@gsb.columbia.edu
Zied Mhirisi
Co-Founder & Dir.Tunisia Live / first English speaking Tunisian news outlet and Cogite/ investment and co-share program for Tunisians in the U.S.

www.linkedin.com/ziedmhirsi
Twitter: @zizoo, @tunisia_live
Kensa Fourati
Int'l fashion model, NY & Paris and Tunisian street clothing designer prior: Dir., Traveltodo,Tunisia's #1 travel agency.

kenzafourati@gmail.com




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