Key Figures

  • France is the world’s leading destination with 89.4 million foreign visitors in 2018.
  • Tourism is a key sector of the French economy. It accounts for nearly 8% of GDP, €56.2 billion in tourism receipts and generates two million jobs directly or indirectly.
  • The French Government set the goal of 100 million international tourists and €50 billion in tourism receipts by 2020.

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