France Tourism News
Canopy by Hilton Cannes to open next year
Hilton has confirmed a franchise agreement with SNC Société d´Exploitation Nouvelle du Soleil d´Or, a subsidiary of SDPNE, to open a new hotel under its growing lifestyle brand Canopy by Hilton.
Etihad Airways launches new summer flights to Nice
Etihad Airways has announced a new European destination this summer with the introduction of flights to the French city of Nice from June 15th.
France to reopen to British travellers tomorrow
Officials in France have confirmed the country will relax restrictions on those travelling from the UK from Friday. Vaccinated travellers will no longer need a compelling reason to enter the country.
French bee welcomes first Airbus A350 to fleet
French bee, a low-cost, long-haul airline based in France, has taken delivery of its first A350-1000. The plane is on lease from Air Lease Corporation.
France to ban UK arrivals from Saturday
Officials in France have confirmed all non-essential travel from the UK will be banned from 00:00 on Saturday. The move comes as the UK sees record Covid-19 cases.
Bvlgari Hotel Paris to join collection next month
Bvlgari Hotels & Resorts will open Bvlgari Hotel Paris at 30 Avenue George V on December 2nd. This new hotel experience mingles Italian excellence with the magnificent culture of the City of Lights.
Como Group confirms plans for new France property
Como Le Montrachet will open in phases, with phase one scheduled to be completed next year, evolving the hotel judiciously over the years to come.
Newly revamped Port of Calais opens in France
Considered the largest European port infrastructure project of the decade, the new Port of Calais has been inaugurated. The extension of the port of Calais represented an investment of €863 million.
New leadership for Hôtel Barrière Le Fouquet’s in Paris
Jean-Marie Le Gall will take over as the general management of Hôtel Barrière Le Fouquet’s in Paris in September. The industry leader has nearly three decades of experience in the sector.
France excluded from amber list quarantine easing
Government officials have now confirmed fully jabbed travellers returning to England and Wales from France will still have to quarantine from Monday.
Jet2 adds new ski flights to Lyon
The gateway to the French Alps is eighth ski destination on sale this winter from the carrier, and the introduction of another ski route comes in response to strong demand for flights.
Emirates to launch two new France routes next month
Emirates will resume flights from Dubai to Nice from July 2nd and Lyon from July 9th, initially offering 4 flights a week to each city. The move is in line with France easing its entry requirements for visitors.