Occupancy rates have dropped dramatically in France following recent terrorist attacks, and concerns over security. According to a report in a national newspaper today occupancy rates in France at half.
The tourist industry, vital to the French economy, has been badly hit following the terrorist attack which killed hundred and 30 people in Paris in November.
Visitor numbers have decreased further since the massacre of 85 people in Nice last month. In the week following the 14 July attack on the Riviera city’s Promenade des Anglais boulevard, arrivals by air fell by 8.8% compared to the same period in 2015, according to data from ForwardKeys which daily sifts more than 14 million air travel transactions
In response, the government has launched a plan to promote France as a safe destination among tour operators and travel journalists