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French lady breaks climbing record in a wheelchair at Mt. Kilimanjaro

TANZANIA (eTN) - For two years, a French lady with a disability lived with a faint hope that one day she would be able to ascend the world’s highest freestanding mountain. Mount Kilimanjaro.

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

La Francophonie celebrated in Seychelles

Seychelles joined the French-speaking world this week in celebrating “La Francophonie Seychelles.” This annual celebration brings out the historical past of the islands, once part of France after

La Reunion and Seychelles continue to foster tourism cooperation

The French Ambassador to the Seychelles met with key stakeholders who are partners of the regional cooperation agreement between Seychelles and the La Reunion Island.

Air China offers French version of the online check-in

BEIJING, China - The French version of the online check-in feature of the carrier's sub-website for France www.airchina.fr was offered on June 27, making it easier for passengers departing from Charle

Sofitel Guangzhou Sunrich first French luxury hotel in Guangzhou

Hong Kong – Sofitel Luxury Hotels today announced the official opening of its first address in Guangzhou with the Sofitel Guangzhou Sunrich, increasing its network to 20 addresses across China.

Metz, a French answer to Bilbao?

METZ, France (eTN) - What could bring fame to Metz in Eastern France, a 220,000 inhabitants metropolis, which disputes to rival Nancy the title of largest city in the Lorraine region?

Seychelles annual French road show a sound success

(eTN) Last week saw the annual Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) road show underway, criss-crossing French cities in search of more clients visiting the archipelago’s islands for a vacation of a lifeti

French tourist’s strip dance on Uluru causes Aboriginal outrage

A French tourist who strip-danced on top of Uluru says she was paying tribute to indigenous culture.

Air Seychelles new website now also in French

When coinciding with the move to their new headoffice at the Mahe International Airport, the Seychellois flag carrier,

The French people’s Sub Yu magazine looks at Seychelles tourism under...

The Seychelles Islands have been credited for their innovative move to hand over the management of the pillar of their economy over to the private sector in the latest issue of the French people's mag

Arrival of 266 French boosts Kenya’s tourism

Kenya's tourism industry got a further boost on Monday when a French plane arrived in the country for the first time with 266 tourists.

France’s tourism bolstered by stay-at-home French

PARIS - Tourism in France, the world's top holiday destination, held up over the summer months because a rise in domestic holidaymakers offset a sharp drop in foreign visitors, government data showed

Flood in the Philippines takes lives of 3 French tourists

At least three French tourists and two local guides were killed in the northern Philippines after being swept away in a flash flood caused by torrential monsoon rains, officials said.

Is New Caledonia Pacific’s last tourism frontier?

With a population of less than 200,000 inhabitants, New Caledonia is relatively unknown.

Vive La France! French tourists are booking the most hotel rooms...

NEW YORK - With the euro and other foreign currencies trading favorably against the dollar, this summer is a good time for international tourists to visit the U.S. So who's coming to America?

Ryanair plans legal action against French Confederation General de Travail

DUBLIN, Ireland: Budget airline Ryanair said Monday it intends to file legal proceedings in France against a trade union, seeking damages for losses suffered during strikes in May.The airline said it would seek compensation from the Confederation General de Travail because of incidents at Carcassonne Airport in the south of France on May 24-26.

French Taekwondo master made Honorary Ambassador for Korean Tourism

Taekwondo is gaining popularity in France and will help attract more French tourists to Korea, said a French taekwondo master and honorary ambassador for Korean tourism.Roger Piarulli, president of the Federation Francaise de Taekwondo et Disciplines Associees, was recently appointed an honorary ambassador to promote Korea's tourism by the Korea Tourism Organization Tuesday.

Suspected Terrorists Flee Mauritania After Allegedly Killing Tourists

(eTN) - Three Mauritanians said to have links to an Algerian terrorist organization called al-Qaida of the Magreb are believed to have fled from Mauritania to neighboring Senegal. They are alleged to have killed four French tourists and severely wounded a fifth in eastern Mauritania.