For several years the destination "Paris Ile-de-France" has been the most visited tourist region in the world.
Widely popular for the diversity of its natural, heritage and cultural wealth, our destination offers visitors of all ages, from near and far, a wide choice of holidays – particularly short city breaks – and activities of all types, all year round.
The principal region for French art of living, it promotes the influence of the cultural values for which our country is internationally famous.
"Paris Ile-de-France" is also one of the youngest and multicultural regions in Europe and its creative energy in many fields ‒ design, fashion, music, etc – is constantly reinvigorated.
Tourism is one of its major business sectors. From an economic point of view, it represents about 600,000 direct and indirect jobs. A dynamic sector, the number of people it employs is also increasing at a rate of growth higher overall than other business sector. By creating employment, tourism also generates a lot of wealth. For instance, it alone generates nearly 10% of the region’s gross domestic product (GDP).
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THE PARIS ILE-DE-FRANCE REGIONAL COMMITTEE OF TOURISM
11, rue du Faubourg Poissonnière,
75009, Paris - France
telephone +33 173 04 83 06
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NECSTouR had the opportunity to present the remarkable experience of its member Regions on how to promote Competitiveness Through Sustainability and Digitalisation, developing new opportunities for the Travel and Tourism Sector.
The occasion was the Event on “The Future of Tourism in Europe” organized by the Eu Public Policy Exchange on the 4th of July in Brussels
NECSTouR took the debate about the promotion of an European Sustainable Tourism for all at the European Parliament on the 20th of June though a well participated thematic public conference.
As MEP De Monte stated on her introductory remarks, the goal of this event was to animate a debate and to provide suggestions to the main European and Regional policy-makers on such an importan topic.