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© Photo: Alexander Nemenov / AFP Dennis Tito, on the left, with the Russian cosmonauts Talgat Moussabaïev and Iouri Batourine, May 6, 2001 in Kazakhstan, after their trip to space. Jeff Bezos, the richest man and founder of the Amazon online commerce giant, went to space on Tuesday, July 20, 2021. He realized this trip twenty years after the American millionaire Dennis Tito, The first spatial tourist. Here is the course of the one who paved the way for this kind of very particular journey.
In Paris, the association The Panamians takes care of making the city discover off the tourist trails. His card, destined for young travelers, allows to discover the life of Parisians through their bars, restaurants, cafes, favorite cultural sites. This initiative is not exclusively reserved for the French capital, it exists on a European scale.
"If you are looking for the historical guide of the Eiffel Tower, you will not find it here", is it written on the first page of the tourist map dedicated to Paris. Some references to behave like a local, understanding the French kiss, the aperitif and the ritual of the coffee then a multitude of restaurants and routes Parisians are revealed on the paper. The members of the association Panamians currently distribute the cards, ready since September 2020, throughout the capital. In all, 18,500 guides to sell in hostels, in the accommodation of a tourist booking site (Edgar Suites, partner of the association) and the schools of the superior hosting foreign students in Erasmus.
Lufthansa aims with "Eurowings Discover" on tourists
in the middle of the Corona crisis, the Lufthansa Group has founded a new airline named "Eurowings Discover". What next Saturday (24 July) begins with a deducted first flight to Kenya and Zanzibar, a medium-sized vacation plane with 21 aircraft on the hubs of Frankfurt and Munich should be in the summer of 2022. © Lufthansa / Mocgi / dpa With the Airline Eurowings Discover, Lufthansa wants to expand its offer of vacation flights.
"We wanted to show places frequented and known by the Parisians, that tourists do not know," explains Maud Alavès, co-founder of the association. "We privilege a more ecological movement. It is further recommended for example places for example".
Maud Alavès discovers this initiative on a trip to Oslo in 2017 as well as USE-IT, a network of cards for young travelers. She begins to create the Parisian version, nonexistent.
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Design of the
card "Very free" in the design of the card, the team of the Panamians paid particular attention to the graphics and the aesthetics of the object. "A way to differentiate and attract the target we want, according to Maud Alavès. An object to the authentic and funny tone, in colorful style and punctuated with a contribution from a teacher in history.
After a year and a half of work and the first ready card ready, the association already builds the team that will shape the next.
USE-IT: Independent European Network
, Panamaens is related to the USE-IT network with many associations in Europe with nearly 30 distributed cities. The non-profit network promotes the design of maps by locals.
The first traces of the network date back to 1971 in Denmark. At the time, USE-IT was a tourist information office in Copenhagen for young travelers in the reduced budget. The first network map was conducted in 2005 and tags the city of Ghent in Belgium. Since then, thirty European cities have their card.
35 hours in Paris: Why the state returned to the plan of Anne Hidalgo .
The text validated by the Paris Council on 6 July, on the new organization of the working time of the agents, was retortated by the prefecture. © AFP.com/Bertrand Guay The Mayor PS of Paris Anne Hidalgo in Paris, April 24 2021 Since the beginning of the year, the Mairie de Paris worked on the subject. And an agreement had been finally found on a new organization of the working time of the agents. The proposals have finally been retortated.