Tourism – Laurent Fabius’s participation in the World Hospitality and Food Service Event (Lyon, January 24, 2015)


Laurent Fabius, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development, will attend the World Hospitality and Food Service Event in Lyon on January 24.

This trade show has been taking place every two years for the last 30 years; this year it will bring together 2,980 exhibitors and French and international brands and should attract almost 200,000 professionals from all over the world.

On this occasion, Laurent Fabius will underscore the strategic importance of the tourism and agri-food sectors for employment and France’s economic recovery. He will present the measures undertaken since the tourism conferences in June to promote gastronomy, French brands and destinations, and improve the range of services and products available in order to better respond to tourists’ expectations.