Category: France Travel News

France, in Western Europe, encompasses medieval cities, alpine villages and Mediterranean beaches. Paris, its capital, is famed for its fashion houses, classical art museums including the Louvre and monuments like the Eiffel Tower. The country is also renowned for its wines and sophisticated cuisine. Lascaux’s ancient cave drawings, Lyon’s Roman theater and the vast Palace of Versailles attest to its rich history.

Louvre re-opens to public after losing $45 million to COVID-19 lockdown
Cultural Travel News

Louvre re-opens to public after losing $45 million to COVID-19 lockdown

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 6, 2020

One of world's most visited museums reopened to the public today three and a half months of COVID-19 lockdown. France's ... Read More

Airbus plans to further adapt to COVID-19 environment
Transportation News

Airbus plans to further adapt to COVID-19 environment

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 30, 2020

Airbus has announced plans to adapt its global workforce and resize its commercial aircraft activity in response to the COVID-19 ... Read More

Airbus concludes Autonomous Taxi, Take-Off and Landing flight tests
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Airbus concludes Autonomous Taxi, Take-Off and Landing flight tests

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 29, 2020

Following an extensive two-year flight test program, Airbus has successfully concluded its Autonomous Taxi, Take-Off and Landing (ATTOL) project. In ... Read More

Staircases only: Eiffel Tower welcomes back tourists today
France Travel News

Staircases only: Eiffel Tower welcomes back tourists today

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 25, 2020

The most famous Paris landmark forced by COVID-19 pandemic into its longest period out of action since the Second World ... Read More

Emirates to fly Airbus A380 super jumbo to London Heathrow and Paris
Airline News

Emirates to fly Airbus A380 super jumbo to London Heathrow and Paris

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 24, 2020

The highly popular Emirates A380 aircraft will begin serving travelers on flights to London Heathrow and Paris starting from 15 ... Read More

Russian senator complains about EU ‘violating’ Russians ‘right to travel’
European travel news

Russian senator complains about EU ‘violating’ Russians ‘right to travel’

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 20, 2020

Konstantin Kosachev, a senator at Russia's Federation Council. who chairs its Foreign Affairs Committee, has complained that Russian citizens could ... Read More

France pledges €300 million to support nation’s airports
Airport news

France pledges €300 million to support nation’s airports

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2020

France's Ministry of Comprehensive Environmental Transformation announced that the French authorities allocated €300 million ($337.7 million) to support the nation's ... Read More

150 destinations: Air France to serve 80% of its usual network this summer
Airline News

150 destinations: Air France to serve 80% of its usual network this summer

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2020

As air traffic picks up, Air France is gradually reinforcing its flight schedule for summer 2020. By the end of ... Read More

Paris will re-open iconic Eiffel Tower to visitors in 13 days
European travel news

Paris will re-open iconic Eiffel Tower to visitors in 13 days

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 10, 2020

Paris city authorities said that French capital's most iconic tourist landmark will re-open to visitors in 13 days, after its ... Read More

Europe’s border re-opening is anything but smooth
European travel news

Europe’s border re-opening is anything but smooth

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 15, 2020

The government of Spain announced yesterday that all new arrivals from abroad will be subject to a 15-day quarantine, effective ... Read More

Paris again named world’s top destination for international meetings
Travel Destination

Paris again named world’s top destination for international meetings

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 12, 2020

On 12 May 2020, the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) published its annual country and city rankings of the ... Read More

UK to quarantine all new air arrivals sans the French
Airport news

UK to quarantine all new air arrivals sans the French

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 11, 2020

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, in an address to the nation on Sunday, unveiled plans to impose a 14-day quarantine ... Read More

‘Indefinite limit’ on travel: France told to cancel summer vacation plans
European travel news

‘Indefinite limit’ on travel: France told to cancel summer vacation plans

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 5, 2020

Residents of France were told to plan their summer holidays getaways closer to home, and forget about going abroad this ... Read More

Air France to Mauritius: Flights Resume June 15
Airline News

Air France to Mauritius: Flights Resume June 15

mm Alain St.Ange- May 2, 2020

Air France plans to resume most of its flights to Africa from July 3. However. some destinations will be served ... Read More

France and Netherlands pledge €11 billion in ’emergency aid’ to Air France-KLM
Airline News

France and Netherlands pledge €11 billion in ’emergency aid’ to Air France-KLM

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2020

The government of France said that it will provide €7 billion in emergency COVID-19 aid to Air France-KLM. The Dutch ... Read More

Airbus shareholders elect two new directors at 2020 Annual General Meeting
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Airbus shareholders elect two new directors at 2020 Annual General Meeting

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2020

Airbus SE shareholders approved all resolutions on the agenda for its 2020 Annual General Meeting, including the election of two ... Read More

‘No choice’ but to cancel: Tour de France would be a disaster, expert warns
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‘No choice’ but to cancel: Tour de France would be a disaster, expert warns

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2020

After French president Emmanuel Macron banned all large public gatherings in the country until at least July 11, the legendary ... Read More

How Airbus is fighting the war on Coronavirus
Airline News

How Airbus is fighting the war on Coronavirus

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 5, 2020

Airbus continues to purchase and supply millions of face masks from China, the large majority of which will be donated ... Read More

You are Elegant and Sophisticated? Pour Bordeaux into Your Glass!
Wine News

You are Elegant and Sophisticated? Pour Bordeaux into Your Glass!

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- March 28, 2020

Bordeaux Winemakers Started Early Bordeaux, formerly known as Burdigala, dates back to the 3rd century when the Celtic tribes decided ... Read More

Airbus to bolster liquidity and balance sheet
Airline News

Airbus to bolster liquidity and balance sheet

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 23, 2020

Airbus SE ( announces measures to bolster its liquidity and balance sheet in response to the COVID-19 pandemic as it ... Read More

Airbus will resume partial production
Airport news

Airbus will resume partial production

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 22, 2020

Airbus SE  announces that it expects production and assembly work to partially resume in France and Spain on Monday, 23 ... Read More

French police issued 39,000 citations for violating COVID-19 lockdown
European travel news

French police issued 39,000 citations for violating COVID-19 lockdown

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2020

France's Ministry of Interior announced today on that French law enforcement officers had carried out 867,695 inspections across the country ... Read More

No more tourists in France: Homeless people take over Paris hotels
Breaking Travel News

No more tourists in France: Homeless people take over Paris hotels

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 20, 2020

With no tourists left in Paris, hotel rooms are sitting empty. In an interview with Le Parisien on Wednesday, France's ... Read More

France’s famed Cannes Film Festival cancelled over COVID-19 crisis
Cultural Travel News

France’s famed Cannes Film Festival cancelled over COVID-19 crisis

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 19, 2020

France’s famed Cannes International Film Festival, probably the highest-profile event in world cinema, originally scheduled for May 12 to 23, ... Read More

Airbus is pausing production
Airline News

Airbus is pausing production

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 17, 2020

Airbus decided to pause production of airplanes and issued this press-release Monday morning saying: Airbus SE continues to closely monitor ... Read More

California, New York and Washington declared highest risk for COVID-19
Breaking Travel News

California, New York and Washington declared highest risk for COVID-19

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 15, 2020

California, Washington, and New York in the United States were added to the Robert Koch Institute list of highest-risk regions ... Read More

Germany is closing borders
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Germany is closing borders

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 15, 2020

German authorities have decided to close the country's borders with France, Austria, and Switzerland will be closed starting Monday.  Commuters ... Read More

Disney closures around the globe due to COVID-19 coronavirus
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Disney closures around the globe due to COVID-19 coronavirus

editor editor- March 13, 2020

Disney closures are happening around the world due to the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. The Disneyland website issued the following statement ... Read More

One Woman. Many Wines
Canada Travel News

One Woman. Many Wines

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- March 7, 2020

Lia Tolaini Banville and her father, Pier Luigi Tolaini, started importing wines from Italy 16 years ago (2004), expanding the ... Read More

COVID-19 blacklisted EU countries: Italy, France, Germany, Spain, Austria
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COVID-19 blacklisted EU countries: Italy, France, Germany, Spain, Austria

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 6, 2020

Israel on Wednesday ordered a two-week quarantine on people arriving from France, Germany, Spain, Austria, and Switzerland over coronavirus fears, ... Read More

The French Vineyards of Occitanie
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The French Vineyards of Occitanie

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- February 29, 2020

Occitanie is considered one of the newest French wine regions and it is located only 2 hours from Barcelona. The ... Read More

Paris Gare de Lyon on fire
Breaking Travel News

Paris Gare de Lyon on fire

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 28, 2020

People are running away from the iconic Gare de Lyon train station in Paris . The building is on fire. ... Read More

Minister Bains: We monitor sale of Canada’s Bombardier Transportation to French Alstom SA
Transportation News

Minister Bains: We monitor sale of Canada’s Bombardier Transportation to French Alstom SA

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 17, 2020

The Honorable Navdeep Bains, Canada's Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, made the following statement on the potential sale of ... Read More

First coronavirus death in Europe: Chinese tourist dies in Paris hospital
Travel Safety & Emergencies

First coronavirus death in Europe: Chinese tourist dies in Paris hospital

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2020

An 80-year-old Chinese tourist has died from the new coronavirus at a Paris hospital, marking the first death confirmed outside of Asia and the ... Read More

How did Airbus do in 2019?
Airline News

How did Airbus do in 2019?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 13, 2020

Airbus SE (stock exchange symbol: AIR) reported Full-Year (FY) 2019 consolidated financial results and provided guidance for 2020. “We achieved ... Read More

Heathrow may fall behind Paris as Europe’s number 1 airport hub
Airport news

Heathrow may fall behind Paris as Europe’s number 1 airport hub

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2020

Despite record breaking start to the year at Heathrow, latest figures show that EU competitor, Charles de Gaulle, is growing ... Read More

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