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Paris pins recovery hopes on US tourists

Paris pins recovery hopes on US tourists

27 August 2009 Tourism News

Paris is pinning its hopes on an influx of American tourists to bolster its flagging tourism numbers. The French capital registered an 11.1% slump in foreign visitors in the first half of the year, but showed signs of a rebound in numbers from the US, its largest source market.

Paris rolls out free wi-fi hotspots

25 June 2009 Press Release Tourism News

Travellers to Paris are discovering there’s more to city of love than its amorous atmosphere, for it is also leading the way in bringing free wireless internet in its parks and other public spaces.Following an initiative launched two years ago, all 20 of the city’s arrondissements are heading towards wireless for the masses as they offer an ever growing number of internet hot spots.