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Regenerative tourism: tourism of the future?

Environmentally conscious vacationers The preservation of the environment is a growing concern in the tourism industry, both among professionals in the sector and travelers. More and more tourists are determined to limit the environmental impact of their vacations, as evidenced by their online sear ...

08
Aug
2023

Overtourism: government strategies to combat this scourge.

A windfall with sometimes negative effects. Although tourism is a financial windfall for the most popular destinations throughout France, the peak periods of some sites during the summer season impact local life. Among the negative effects of tourism felt by the local population, we must first men ...

26
June
2023

Bordeaux: a doubly rewarded tourist destination

Bordeaux, European capital of intelligent tourism 2022 It is nicknamed the Sleeping Beauty and yet the city of Bordeaux is more dynamic and forward-looking than ever! It has indeed been chosen as European Capital of Smart Tourism 2022 (2022 European Capital of Smart Tourism) jointly with the cit ...

03
Nov
2021

Cine-tourism: Deciphering the New Travel Trend

What is cine-tourism? As its name suggests, film-induced tourism, or set-jetting in English, involves traveling to movie and successful TV series filming locations. For several years now, the most popular films and series on streaming platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video have been inspiri ...

29
Jan
2024

Cheaper holidays: what if you tried green tourism?

e will stay in France or visit our European neighbors this summer. Since Europe has a dense enough rail network, the first good plan to combine green tourism and cheaper holidays is to prefer the train to the plane. To take advantage of the best rates, it is preferable to book tickets well in advan ...

12
June
2023

Spa and Wellness: 3 Good Reasons to Engage in Thermal Tourism in Lithuania

shion. Lithuania, a mere 3-hour direct flight from Paris, is a destination that might not always spring to mind, especially for those seeking thermal tourism. Yet, this European country has a deeply rooted tradition in the realm of spas and wellness. Depending on your preferences, you can indulge i ...

08
Nov
2023

The Green Key: A Label on the Rise

ed in 1994 in Denmark for tourist accommodations such as hotels, youth hostels, and holiday centers. It was developed in France from 1998 to support tourism professionals wishing to develop activities that are more respectful of the environment and biodiversity. Today, the Green Key is the leading ...

22
Jan
2024

The vacation voucher: how to use it?

the organization that manages these payment vouchers (see the site below). What can I pay with vacation vouchers? The Vacation Cheque is accepted at tourism, travel, leisure and cultural professionals who have signed an agreement with the ANCV. There are currently in France 135,000 establishment ...

27
Aug
2008

Lourdes in France: 5 Things to Know About This Pilgrimage Site

will also host the International Women's Tour of the Pyrenees and the Gran Fondo New York Lourdes-Tourmalet cycling event. This will help solidify its reputation as a premier cycling tourism destination in the Pyrenees! The city will also see the Olympic flame pass through on May 19, 2024, and the P ...

05
July
2010

The most Instagrammable hotel in the world is located in Mauritius.

A contest dedicated to luxury tourism. A highly coveted title. Prestigious establishments in competition. A hotel with multiple assets. ...

26
Apr
2023

The Durance by bike: a cycle route along the water.

you have to do is take the train! Several SNCF stations along the railway line from Briançon to Marseille make it easy to reach the V862. One of the most practical ways to do cycle tourism on this bike route is to book a TER Cyclo. These are regional trains accessible to bikes with a free reservat ...

09
May
2023

What is the difference between camping and glamping?

ost comfort-loving, and offers them the joys of a night under the stars and waking up to the sound of birdsong! This concept was actually invented by tourism professionals to attract a new type of clientele to campsites, those who are looking for a certain level of comfort and services. Thanks to t ...

25
July
2023

Autumn in Tuscany: 5 things to do on site.

the world according to the annual edition of the World's Best Awards 2023. A well-deserved international recognition! 4- Combining thermalism and cycling tourism To fully enjoy autumn in Tuscany, the most sporty among you can also hop on a bike and combine thermalism with cycling... The legendary "E ...

27
Sep
2023

The Lemon Festival of Menton: history and traditions

carts of shrubs planted with oranges and lemons parade through the streets with charming Mentonnaises on board. The municipality, eager to develop tourism, seeks to give the Carnival a typically local color and institutes the Lemon Festival in 1934. Two years later, the first citrus and flower ...

14
Feb
2007

The Backpacker's Guide

tution. This book denounces the random updating and uncertain impartiality of the editors, especially since the Guide du Routard is a partner of many tourism companies (tour operators or hotel chains). At the same time, Philippe Gloaguen published his memoirs, entitled A Life of a Backpacker to te ...

30
Mar
2007

The International Fair of Nice: an unmissable event

u can find a little bit of everything, to the delight of visitors from the Côte d'Azur: - do-it-yourself, household equipment, furniture/decoration, tourism, new technologies, beauty/health/healthcare, gastronomy and industrial equipment, art space - construction and home improvement - garden eq ...

25
Feb
2008

Megève: 5 Things to Know About This Famous Ski Resort

d innovation, the cable car revolutionized the world of skiing and fostered the birth of the winter sports concept. The station was a pioneer in mountain tourism. One of the first hotels in Megève, the Grand Hotel du Soleil d'Or, was built as early as 1901. This establishment was also the first to ...

04
Jan
2010

The New Waves of Boating: the used boat show in Mandelieu La Napoule

ionals within an organizing committee composed of the Port of La Napoule, the Association of Merchants of Port La Napoule, Port Inland, the Office of Tourism and Congresses, and the MTAIC insurance company. It brings together importers, brokers, distributors, and boat manufacturers. It not only off ...

04
Mar
2010

The Vanoise National Park: a magnificent park in Savoie.

re protection and public education • a peripheral zone for animation and information showcasing local natural and cultural resources as well as agriculture and tourism. Since the new law on national parks in 2006, the central zone has become the heart and the peripheral zone the optimal area of ? ...

02
Mar
2011

Mount Rushmore: an emblem of the United States

s and are 18 meters high! History of Mount Rushmore The idea for the memorial was initiated by historian Doane Robinson in 1923 as a way to develop tourism in the area. It was approved by the federal and state governments in 1925. The Mount Rushmore sculptures took 14 years to complete, between ...

07
Sep
2011