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Destination Paris debuts at #WTMAfrica17

Visitors to France from South Africa are on the increase and with easy access to the capital city of Paris, either direct or via another European or Middle Eastern hub, the Paris Region is an enticing destination for all visitors.

Making its debut this year, The Paris Region Tourist Board will be represented at WTM Africa in Cape Town, and joining them on their stand will be Paradis Latin, the most Parisian of the great cabarets; Bateaux Parisien, offering the essence of Paris whilst cruising down the Seine river; Lido of Paris, an historic nightlife experience on the Champs Elysees; 58 Tour Eiffel, a culinary experience located on the first floor of the Eiffel Tower and La Vallee Village, the ultimate shopping experience offering over 100 lifestyle brands in a delightful open-air village atmosphere.

Seeing the potential in showcasing the Paris Region to visitors at WTM Africa 2017, François Navarro, Managing Director of the Paris Region Tourist Board had this to say about the upcoming visit; “We know that the Paris Region has so much to offer the visitor from South Africa, Africa and beyond and we are delighted to be coming to Cape Town soon to talk to as many people as we can, about the myriad of experiences to be had in our part of France.  We cannot wait to get there!”

Navarro will be addressing visitors in the outbound conference theatre at WTM on Thursday 20 April at 16h30.  The presentation will seek to educate visitors about the region as a multifaceted destination that is full of energy offering exceptional experiences.  A region that is continuously reinventing itself and one that welcomes millions of visitors each year.

World Travel Market (WTM) Africa is the only travel trade event in South Africa that caters for both the inbound and outbound sectors of the travel and tourism industry.   Now in its 4th year, WTM Africa has become the go-to event for travel professionals from all over South Africa, other countries in Africa and beyond.

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The Paris Region Tourist Board and its partners Paradis Latin, Bateaux Parisiens, Lido of Paris, 58 Tour Eiffel and La Vallee Village will be at stand number C11 in the International section at WTM Africa 2017.

Presentation: ‘Destination Paris’

Where: Outbound Theatre   | When:   Thursday 20 April 16h30 to 17h15

About the Paris Region Tourist Board: Through its network with members in the tourism industry and visitors, the Paris Region Tourist Board ensures the promotion and development of the destination.  Discover what’s new (openings of museums, restaurants etc), the latest must-see exhibitions and all the manor cultural, sporting and festive rendezvous.

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