After a difficult year 2016, tourism in France seems to return to growth with nearly 89 million foreign tourists expected in France in 2017. If 60% of them (mainly European tourists) have opted for the car to discover France, nearly 30% of foreign visitors arrived in France by plane. Regardless of the airline chosen, their first moments in France start right out of the plane, in the corridors of an airport. This article is therefore an opportunity to come back on the role that airports can play in the development of tourism in France.
This article (in French - "Les aéroports, vecteurs de développement du tourisme en France") offers some insights on the role of airports in the development of tourism in France.
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