Paris News

EVA Air to go daily on Paris-Taipei route

EVA Air to go daily on Paris-Taipei route

8th Jul 2016 Airline News Tourism News

EVA Air has announced an increased service on its Paris-Taipei route which will operate daily, non-stop flights as of Monday, October 10th. Increasing from three-times-weekly, EVA Air will continue to operate its existing service with the iconic Hello Kitty Hand-in-Hand Jet, introducing a modern, standard livery Boeing 777-300ER for the additional four flights to the European City of Light.

Allegri takes up leadership role with Le Bristol Paris

Allegri takes up leadership role with Le Bristol Paris

31st May 2016 Hotel News

Frank Marrenbach, chief executive of Oetker Collection, has announced the recent appointment of Luca Allegri to the role of managing director of Le Bristol Paris. Allegri will take over the leadership of the award-wining Parisian palace in August 2016. He will take over from Philippe Perd who has been assigned this function temporarily on top of his role of managing director of Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Antibes.

Yotel set to open at Charles de Gaulle Airport in July

Yotel set to open at Charles de Gaulle Airport in July

12th Apr 2016 Airline News Hotel News

Yotel has announced the Paris location for their next hotel opening. Due to open in July, it will be the first ever in-terminal hotel at Charles de Gaulle Airport. The luxury cabins will be situated in the secure transit area in Terminal 2E, home to Air France and the SkyTeam Global Alliance. Yotel’s Paris launch will form part of the opening of the brand new airport lounge area Instant Paris.

Discovering Paris with an electrical bicycle from Hotel Pont Royal

Discovering Paris with an electrical bicycle from Hotel Pont Royal

22nd Jul 2015 Hotel News Tourism News

Nestled in the heart of St-Germain-des-Près, sitting between antiquarians, typical Parisian brasseries and fancy shops, stands the Hotel Pont Royal, a fabulous literary hotel well-known for its signature bar since 1923. Praised by some very famous authors, such as Hemingway, Miller or even Sartre, the five-star hotel enjoys the perfect location for those who want to be near the most beautiful sights that the French capital has to offer.

Breaking Travel News review: Hôtel Fouquet’s Barrière

Breaking Travel News review: Hôtel Fouquet’s Barrière

16th Jan 2014 Focus

Hôtel Fouquet’s Barrière, situated just off the Avenue des Champs-Élysées in central Paris, has been recognised by the prestigious World Travel Awards as Europe’s Leading City Hotel. Here Chris O’Toole reports for Breaking Travel News on how the property is using its heritage in French cinema to wow its thoroughly modern guests.

Huge cocaine haul seized at Paris airport

Huge cocaine haul seized at Paris airport

22nd Sep 2013 Airline News

Police in France have arrested six men after 1.3 tonnes of cocaine was seized from suitcases on board an Air France flight. Police discovered the stash of pure cocaine stuffed in 30 suitcases on September 11th in what is thought to be the largest drug haul ever made in the Paris area.

Train crash near Paris kills six

Train crash near Paris kills six

12th Jul 2013 Rail News

A rescue operation is under way to search for passengers of a train that crashed at Bretigny-sur-Orge, on Friday, killing at least six people and seriously injuring eight. The train, which had just left Paris, was heading for Limoges when it derailed, crashing into a crowded station platform at rush hour.

Paris Île-de-France to welcome Brits during London 2012 Olympic Games

Paris Île-de-France to welcome Brits during London 2012 Olympic Games

In an effort to overcome the sometimes surly reputation of the city, Paris Île-de-France has launched a campaign designed to wow British visitors during the upcoming London 2012 Olympic Games. Entitled ‘Celebrate Your Victories in Style’, the unorthodox promotion will see holidaymakers offered a chance to win a free break in Paris every time a British athlete claims a gold medal at the Games.

French press conference by Seychelles authorities takes place in Paris

French press conference by Seychelles authorities takes place in Paris

24th May 2012 Press Release Tourism News

Two Seychelles Ministers, Alain St.Ange responsible for Tourism & Culture, and Joel Morgan, responsible for Internal Affairs & Transport, jointly led a tourism and aviation delegation to Paris, France, where they called a press conference following a full house meeting with French tour operators selling Seychelles and airlines linking Seychelles to France.