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DAY 1 EDITION TUESDAY 20 TH SEPTEMBER 2016 HALL 7.2 / STAND 0098 HALL 7.2 / STAND C056 INCLUS : VOTRE DOSSIER SPECIAL EN FRANÇAIS CONTENTS 03 PROGRAMME O5 NEWS 08 TRADE TALK 10 EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW News 11 DOSSIER SPÉCIAL MARCHÉ FRANÇAIS 14 MAP PRO NEWS 16 GASTRONOMY & WINE TOURISM 17 REGIONAL SPOTLIGHT: EUROPE 19 WHERE TO GO IN PARIS # 09 TRADE TALK PASCAL ETCHEVERRY Head of Agency, Leclerc Voyages, Anglet (France) Only an Advisor who has the expertise, the sense of business and hospitality and above all empathy will always find his place. # 11 DOSSIER SPÉCIAL MARCHÉ FRANÇAIS KARINE MOUSSEAU 14 Présidente du Comité Martiniquais du Tourisme En Route … to International Horizons IFTM Top Resa Map Pro 2016 accelerates its positioning as a world scale event Matthias Fekl Secretary of State for Foreign Trade, Tourism Promotion and French Expatriates Read exclusive interview page 10 The strategy of Frédéric Lorin, who has taken the helm of IFTM Top Resa MAP Pro is clear: ensuring that the brand and image of the show on an international level enable it to compete with the biggest trade events around the globe. This ambition is legitimate for the reference show in a nation where tourism plays a major role in the overall economy – as underlined by Matthias Fekl, Secretary of State for Foreign Trade, Tourism Promotion and French Expatriates (pictured left). The exhibitors and international visitors have answered the call, as the show this year will be hosting more than 160 destinations and the number of professional visitors should top the 32,000 mark. While around 22% of these visitors were foreign last year, this level is also expected to rise in 2016. Nous allons adresser une clientèle provinciale, les seniors et les comités d’entreprises afin de développer le tourisme en basse saison. # 15 MAP Pro BENJAMIN TÉTART Directeur, Manche Tourisme Nous avons un rôle de conseiller auprès des professionnels du tourisme. Sur le MAP Pro, nous leur proposons des idées de séjours ou d’excursions, selon les attentes de leurs propres clients. REGIONAL SPOTLIGHT EUROPE Despite tough times for the industry in Paris and Nice following recent tragic events, tourism in Europe continues to grow at a healthy rate. In the first half of 2016, the UNWTO reports a 4% Y/Y rise across the continent. Northern Europe and Central and Eastern Europe (both at +6%) in the lead, were followed by Southern and Mediterranean Europe (+4%) and Western Europe (+3%). Read more, page 17 Read exclusive interview page 10 Porto, Portugal

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