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"Project leaders in the South of the Mediterranean have become aware of the opportunity to finance themselves via crowdfunding platforms" € - 04/19/2021 - Frédéric Dubessy

MEDITERRANEAN. Michel Kaluszynski, Director of Participatory Finance Africa Mediterranean (FPAM), gives an initial assessment of participatory finance in Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria.

Samir Abdelkrim: "Digital has made Emerging Valley even more connected, denser and more essential for Africa-Europe innovation ecosystems" - 04/09/2021 - Frédéric Dubessy

MEDITERRANEAN. Samir Abdelkrim organised the fourth edition of Emerging Valley in Marseille on 7 and 8 April 2021, which was broadcast online because of Covid-19. He explains the usefulness of this link between Europe, the Mediterranean and Africa for start-ups and innovation.

The Lab'ess of Tunis recruits fifteen project leaders in social innovation - 04/02/2021 - Eric Apim

TUNISIA. The Laboratory of Social and Solidarity Economy of Tunisia launches its eighth call for applications to select fifteen positive impact projects that will integrate its incubator.

Anima and Provence Promotion join forces to attract southern Mediterranean start-ups to Provence - 03/17/2021 - Eric Apim

MEDITERRANEAN. Anima Investment Network and Provence Promotion sign a partnership agreement to accompany start-ups in their establishment in the Bouches-du-Rhône.

The number of overnight stays has dropped by more than 80% in 2020 in the countries of Southern Europe - 03/17/2021 - Eric Apim

EU. Covid-19 and its restrictions have caused a loss of 1.5 billion nights in EU hotels. Southern European establishments remain largely the most affected.

The Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur Region is (already) preparing for the tourism recovery - 02/16/2021 - Frédéric Dubessy

FRANCE. Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne, Secretary of State for Tourism, recalled the importance of preparing the tourism sector for the rebound as Renaud Muselier, President of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur Region, unveiled four new support measures for the recovery of tourism. version française

World tourism is not expected to regain its cruising altitude before 2023 - 01/29/2021 - Eric Apim

WORLD. According to a survey carried out in January 2021 by the World Tourism Organisation (WTO) among professionals, "it will take two and a half to four years for international tourism to return to 2019 levels".

Vivendi increases its stake in Prisa - 01/25/2021 - Gérard Tur

FRANCE / SPAIN. The French company Vivendi becomes owner of 9.9% of Prisa's capital. The Spanish group owns notably El Pais.

Spanish tourism: a catastrophic year in 2020 and a very bad year in 2021 - 01/07/2021 - Gérard Tur

SPAIN. Spain lost nearly 80% of its foreign tourists in 2020.

Emerging Mediterranean reveals five Mediterranean technological nuggets from the Tech for Good - 12/17/2020 - Eric Apim

MEDITERRANEAN. The Emerging Mediterranean Digital Summit awarded five start-ups developing innovations with a positive impact on society in Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya and Mauritania.
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Covid cuts 64% of Portugal's tourism receipts - 11/17/2020 - Gérard Tur

PORTUGAL. The tourism sector, an essential sector in Portugal, shows a drop in turnover of more than 64%.

European Court of Auditors examines the effectiveness of funds allocated to tourism - 11/05/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

EU. The European Court of Auditors is launching an audit on EU funds earmarked for public investment in the tourism sector from 2014 to 2020.

Carrefour takes over the highly coveted Bio c'Bon banner - 11/03/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

FRANCE. The suitors were numerous, but the Commercial Court of Paris finally chose Carrefour as the buyer of the Bio c'Bon brand. version française

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