France expects significant growth in tourism revenues: the figure is announced
France hopes to receive up to 67 billion euros ($72.42 billion) in revenues from foreign tourists in 2023, exceeding last year's figure of 58 billion.
This was stated by the Minister of Tourism of France Olivia Gregoire, Market Screener reports.
France is the most visited country in the world, and tourism accounts for about 8% of French gross domestic product.
"We had a very good summer," Gregoire told reporters.
According to her, based on current estimates, the final figures for revenues from foreign tourists in 2023 should be 64-67 billion euros.
The global tourism and travel sector has recovered over the past two years as countries have emerged from quarantines aimed at containing the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.