Tourism policy

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The Riviera Gets a New Look

Following the terrorist attack in Nice this summer, and as part of the drive to build back the local tourism industry, the Regional Tourism DMO has unveiled a new marque or umbrella brand for the region. The authorities have decided to major on “Cote d’Azur” as the geographic indicator and added “France” as the tag […]

Cote d’Azur

The Cote d’Azur – Not Resting on its Laurels

The Cote d’Azur – Not Resting on its Laurels Despite being a long term favourite destination, the Cote d’Azur on France’s south-east Mediterranean coastline is gearing up to re-enforce and diversify its tourism offer. Christian Estrosi, until recently Maire of Nice and now the new President of the Provence Alpes Cote d’Azur Region (PACA) has […]

Amazon Travel U.S. Hotel Platform

Amazon is reportedly the latest e-commerce giant planning to break into the online travel business through Amazon Travel.                     SELECTED HOTELS TO START Amazon reports that the initial roll-out of Amazon Travel would feature a curated selection of hotels within a few hours’ drive from New York, […]