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Officials: Paris suburb carnival explosion that injured 30 not a ‘terror...

Some 30 people have been injured, four of them very seriously, after an explosion at a French carnival in the Paris suburb of Seine-Saint-Denis. French...

In Europe, hope spreads as worst of the economic crisis is...

All across Europe, hope that the worst of the crisis has been overcome is spreading and that the economy is gradually beginning to recover, Balkans Business News has reported.

UK tour group: What we are doing to visitors “extraordinarily damaging”

UK-based European Tour Operators Association (ETOA) has always had a reputation of being vocal about its position in matters pertaining to the travel and tourism industry.

France is Europe’s most popular destination for canal barge cruises

Even the most jaded and cosmopolitan travel writers tend to rave when it comes to canal barging cruises in France.

Airbus shows off its latest products at 50th Paris Air Show

Airbus is showcasing its latest commercial and military product range at the 50th international Paris Air Show at Le Bourget from June 17th to 23rd, 2013.

France’s luxury industry, tourism hurt by Paris street crime

The streets of Paris are getting a reputation of being unsafe for tourists and is threatening the great brand names of French fashion.

Mythical escape to the south of France

VILLEFRANCHE-SUR-MER, France - Getting lost in the winding passages of history while walking along the narrow cobbled alleyways and ending up in one of the world’s deepest natural harbors, the charm

Don’t leave your heart in San Francisco when flying nonstop to...

SAN FRANCISCO, California – Hearts are aflutter from the US West Coast to France over new nonstop air service.

Seychelles promotes MICE opportunities at French tourism fair

The concept of MEEDEX, which is to promote a destination as a means of incentive to the professional organizers of international events, was an appropriate platform for Seychelles to put forth its MIC

Gypsy criminal gangs from eastern Europe overrun Paris tourist attractions

PARIS, France - Hundreds of armed police have been placed around Paris' major tourist monuments because of an influx of criminal gangs from eastern Europe.

Green Globe certifies Parc de Branfere in Morbihan, Brittany, France

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announces certification of Parc de Branfere in Morbihan, Brittany, in France.

Mayor of famous Mont Saint-Michel given suspended jail sentence, fined 30000...

The mayor of the world-famous Mont Saint-Michel in Normandy was handed a six-month suspended sentence and fined 30,000 euros on Wednesday for positioning a bus stop so that millions of tourists would

Finding France in North America

With flights to Paris topping $1,000 these days, travel to France can be très cher. But you needn't cross the pond for that Gallic je ne sais quoi.

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts opens its first property in Paris

ZURICH, Switzerland – Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has launched its first hotel in Paris offering guests a level of upscale comfort that is as refined as the exclusive Neuilly district in which the h

Hotel Martinez in Cannes receives Green Globe Re-certification

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announced re-certification of the Hotel Martinez in Cannes, in the south of France.

Viking River Cruises branches out with new wine itinerary in France...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Viking River Cruises today announced a new itinerary in France's Bordeaux region for 2014 that will celebrate the senses.

First campsite ever receives sustainability certification from Green Globe

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announced certification of La Fontaine du Hallate in Morbihan, Brittany, in France.

Art at 1,850 m altitude: the luxury hotel Les Suites de...

The luxury hotel Les Suites de la Potiniere is going to be a gallery – Marie Christine Grulier presents an impressive selection of contemporary artwork.

Le Negresco: a French icon celebrates her one hundredth birthday

France has one of the world's oldest populations and many of its citizens have held world records for surpassing the centennial mark.

10 fabulous and free finds in the City of Light

Paris is perpetually one of the world's most popular cities.

France theme park accomplishes milestone with innovative environmental practices

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announced certification of Le Grand Parc du Puy du Fou in Les Epesses, France.

Seychelles stands by La Reunion and France bid for UNWTO Executive...

Minister Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister for Tourism & Culture, who was in Paris for Top Resa 2012 and who is also the President of the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands Regional Organization, said

France: Biarritz is the country’s most expensive destination

Biarritz, a luxury seaside town along the Atlantic Coast, is the most expensive destination in France based on the cost of its lodging.

French police: Murdered Brits did not have “tourist profiles”

The families of three Britons killed in a shooting spree in the French Alps said they were “heartbroken” by their deaths but “touched by the expressions of sympathy from people all over the worl

Small French town is a hit with Chinese tourists

Roaming the narrow streets of Montargis, a small provincial town about 110 kilometers south of Paris, you wouldn't find anything particularly attractive to tourists.

Hilton loses rights to Paris Hilton

The US socialite will be the only Paris Hilton left after the hotel chain lost the right to manage its sole establishment in the centre of the French capital under a court ruling.

Tourism bond between France and Seychelles

The Seychelles visibility in Mauritius, the Indian Ocean region, and in France received an additional boost this last week with the release of a full-page feature article in the glossy full-color Cote

France fails to impress BRIC tourists

PARIS, France - Tourists from the BRIC group of emerging economies - Brazil, Russia, India and China - are underwhelmed by the shopping and hotels in France, an economy ministry study said Tuesday.

French market targeted by in Seychelles tourism

The Seychelles Tourism Board and its partners wanting their fair share of the French market, accomplished another successful edition of the Tourism Board’s annual roadshow - Escapades Seychelles - h

Centara appoints representative for France

Centara Hotels & Resorts has appointed MN' Organization (MNO) as its overseas representative office for France, effective from June 1, 2012.