Pornichet will have reinforced police surveillance this weekend

Pornichet: Reinforced Police Surveillance this Weekend

While many tourists are expected on the coast for the weekend of August 15th, the town of Pornichet has decided to strengthen police surveillance. Faced with the large influx of visitors this Assumption weekend, the town of Pornichet (Loire-Atlantique) has decided to mobilize its municipal police to carry out night patrols. These patrols will complement the surveillance system put in place […]

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The Covid-19 pandemic has cost global tourism $ 320 billion since January. In recent days, several countries have taken new restrictive measures.

Covid-19: Global Tourism in Free Fall, More Than 100 Million Jobs Threatened

The Covid-19 pandemic has cost global tourism $ 320 billion since January. In recent days, several countries have taken new restrictive measures. Travel restrictions in Europe, a narrowed “contact bubble” in Belgium, beaches closed for part of the day in France, restricted travel in Morocco: many countries are tightening their health measures in an attempt to curb the Covid-19 pandemic. Faced with […]

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Italy reopens its borders to European tourists from June 3

Coronavirus: Italy Reopens its Borders to European Tourists from June 3rd

While the Italian economy, very dependent on tourism, suffers, the Italian government announced the opening of borders to nationals of the European Union. Deckchairs and parasols at a distance, systematic disinfection … Italy is doing everything to be able to welcome holidaymakers on its beaches this summer , which represent a significant windfall for its economy on the verge […]

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Monaco begins its deconfinement

Coronavirus: The Recovery but No Tourists for Monaco which Begins its Deconfinement

DECONFINEMENT: Organising deconfinement on a 2km2 territory is “much easier”, we recognize on the side of the Monaco Principality The deconfinement is started since this Monday in the principality of Monaco. Shops are reopening, classes will only be accessible again from May 11th and, initially, only for students who take exams. With a week ahead of […]

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UK officials help Thomas Cook customers at Cancun airport in Mexico on September 23, 2019.

Thomas Cook: Repatriated Tourists, Accused Leaders

In the United Kingdom, at the headquarters of the bankrupt tour operator, Thomas Cook, controversy swells over the huge salaries received by the leaders of the group. The authorities repatriated thousands of tourists affected by the bankruptcy of Thomas Cook on some 600,000 people on holidays around the world, while in the UK the controversy swelled on […]

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A poster of tour operator Thomas Cook at Gatwick Airport in London

Thomas Cook: British Tour Operator Goes Bankrupt

ECONOMY: The authorities will have to organize massive repatriation of some 600.000 tourists in the world who have travelled with Thomas Cook British tour operator Thomas Cook announced on Monday that it was going bankrupt after failing over the weekend to find the necessary funds for its survival, and will go into “immediate liquidation”. The authorities will have to […]

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Tourists refreshing themselves at the fountain facing the Louvre pyramid, in Paris on August 7, 2018.

New Record for the Louvre Museum: More than 10 Million Visitors in 2018

With 10 million visitors in 2018, the Louvre museum in Paris benefited from the return to the capital of foreign tourists, especially Americans and Chinese. Details The Louvre , the world’s most visited museum, has surpassed 10 million visitors in 2018 , an unparalleled figure for an international museum of fine arts and antiques, according to its management. “For the […]

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Manuel Valls has pledged 40 million euros for the tourism sector to reassure visitors safety

Tourism: 40 Million to Reassure Foreign Tourists

Safety first: Manuel Valls yesterday announced a raft of measures and a budget of several million euros to protect tourism, a sector leaded by the attacks and robberies like the celebrity Kim Kardashian. After an early evening meeting with several ministers including Jean-Marc Ayrault (Foreign Affairs), the Prime Minister has formalized a plan with about […]

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