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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

Banca Intesa to grant €20m in loans to Serbian companies and municipalities - 10/29/2020 - Eric Apim

SERBIA. The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) grants a line of credit of up to €20 million to Banca Intesa Beograd to support companies and municipalities facing Covid-19.

Sodexo to eliminate more than 2,000 net positions in France - 10/28/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

FRANCE. Faced with the Covid-19 crisis, Sodexo announces a plan to safeguard jobs, with more than 2,000 net job losses.

Marseille, a land of conclave for French tourism professionals - 10/26/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

FRANCE. Twenty-four bosses of French tourism met in Marseilles in conclave to exchange on their vision of the future of the sector strongly disturbed by the Covid-19 crisis.
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