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).
For more information visit: www.en.visitparisregion.com
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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Jul 27, 2018
Dès 2016, Valérie Pécresse, Présidente de la Région Île-de-France, avait annoncé un plan d’urgence pour relancer le tourisme en Île-de-France, faire revenir les touristes à Paris Région et améliorer la qualité de l’accueil des visiteurs français et internationaux.
Jul 27, 2018
In the context of the third call of the Interreg Europe Programme, STAR Cities (Sustainable Tourism for Attractivity of Riverside Cities) project has been launched on June, 1st 2018.
The goal of the Interreg Europe Programme is to help European regions in the draft and implementation of regional policies. The exchange of experiences, knowledge and good practices amongst the partners and stakeholders located in different European regions will help to achieve this objective.
Jul 26, 2018
The Eurostat Regional Yearbook 2017 has been published and reverals how regions of Spain, France and Italy remained the top tourism destinations in the EU in 2015.