Entertainment Holidays in France? "Citizen reservations!" Urges Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne
"My employer was nice, he erased my sabbatical"
Every day, "Libé" gives the floor to people of all stripes to tell their stories inside. Everyone sends a photo "from inside". Today, Jean-Baptiste, who had planned to cross Australia last winter. With the fires, he had canceled, he had recently been in Patagonia when the confinement was decreed ... Express return to Paris and to work. For Jean-Baptiste, 36, the year 2020 had to be that of a long and big kif: six months of sabbatical leave, until August, to cross Australia.
After, can the tourist season still be saved in France? "We do everything for", assures on Europe 1 the Secretary of State in charge of tourism Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne, recalling that , among which the end of the limit of 100 kilometers, "allow the French to have more tourist and mobility offers".
A smell of sulfur in Paris and Ile-de-France, several avenues suggested
The origin of this smell, felt in the evening of Sunday May 10, has not yet been determined. An industrial accident is ruled out, the hypothesis of rising sewers under the effect of heavy precipitation is preferred. A mysterious smell of sulfur was felt in Paris and in several departments of Ile-de-France, on the night of Sunday May 10 to Monday May 11. Several testimonies report an odor similar to that characteristic of an insect burning on contact with a halogen lamp.
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With the lifting of these restrictions, he continues, the French "can consider their holidays, which I hope will be 'blue- White Red'". And Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne to urge: "Citizen reservations!"A campaign will be launched
On Europe 1, the Secretary of State has indeed encouraged the French to favor the organization of holidays on the national territory, deeming "important" to be able to rediscover our territory, but also to "give back hope to professionals ".
"The French will be able to go on vacation to France" in July-August, promises Edouard Philippe
Since Matignon Thursday at midday, the Prime Minister announced that - "subject to the evolution of the epidemic" - " the French will be able to go on vacation in France in July and August ". © Thomas COEX / POOL / AFP Since Matignon, Prime Minister gave a report on Thursday on the situation of the tourism sector, badly affected by the crisis, for which he detailed a plan of aid.
"Tourism professionals have been hit hard, and it is important that this engine of national tourism is the first engine to start again and save this season", recalls Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne, launching a "call for solidarity" .
To encourage citizens to favor the French destination, the government intends to communicate massively, in particular with a campaign which will be launched soon. "With Atout France and the territories, we are going to launch the # CetétéjevisitelaFrance campaign", assures Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne.
"More than 4 billion euros" of losses to the SNCF linked to this winter strike and to the coronavirus .
The Secretary of State for Transport Jean-Baptiste Djebbari announced that the losses to the SNCF, linked to the strike against the pension reform and the coronavirus crisis, amount to "more than four billion euros".