The Sun Attracts Tourists in Normandy

In Normandy, the weather was nice in May. It got greyer in June. As a result, tourists followed the sun, and May was more favourable for tourism than June. The sun and bridges attracted tourists to our region in May. 50% of tourism professionals in Normandy considered good attendance in May and 39% estimate an increase in attendance compared …

Toulouse: Higher Tourism Attendance Records in 2017

With 2,182,974 visitors in 2017, museums and tourist sites displayed a 13.7% increase compared to 2016. Site by site, here is the evolution of the visitor traffic in Toulouse. It’s called an insolent growth. The year 2017 indeed confirms the attractiveness and vitality of museumsand sights of Toulouse, who hosted last year nearly 2.2 million visitors. 2,182,974, exactly. 13.7% increase over one year On …

The Ski Resorts are Enjoying the Early Arrival of Snow

Snowfall that has fell recently has already enabled many ski resorts to open part of their ski area … The falling snow that recently fell in massive quantities have already enabled several stations to open part of their ski area, just days before the official start of a season that professionals expect fruitful. November 11, Porte-Puymorens (Pyrénées-Orientales) was the …

Calais: Signs of Recovery for Tourism and Economic Activity

ECONOMY: A shudder that remains fragile due to the return of migratory pressure … In the tourism sector and economic activity are showing signs of recovery in Calais, an improvement that could be tarnished however by the return of migratory pressure observed recently. Since the break in October of the “Jungle”, business is gradually distributed to the trade …

Vendée: Puy du Fou Gets Global Award

LEISURE: The Puy du Fou theme park in Vendée wins the Oscar for best creation for the show “Le Dernier Panache” … The awards continue to accrue to the Puy du Fou. After receiving two awards for “Best World Park” in 2012 and 2014, in Los Angeles and Orlando (USA), after receiving the award for  “the best …

Côte d’Azur: Tourism activity in 2016 “slightly down” compared to 2015

ECONOMY:  The number of overnight stays in hotels and residences fell 3% …  Unusually for tourism on the French Riviera . It’s the summer beating down the numbers. Following the bombing of Nice , attendance Alpes-Maritimes suffered a 10% decline, impacting the results of the activity. “Cote d’Azur down slightly” in 2016, informed the CRT …

The “Los Angeles Times” class Bordeaux in 17 Destinations to see in 2017

TOURISM:  The newspaper provides a ranking of 17 cities it advises to visit during this new year and the Gironde capital, Bordeaux is part … After the title of “European Best Destination” won in 2015, and that of “the most attractive destination in the world for 2017”, awarded by the Lonely Planet , Bordeaux has …