Despite the protest movements in 2019, business remained relatively stable. This was notably bolstered by the events industry that continued to grow in terms of the number of both exhibitors and delegates.
In 2020 the Paris Region destination recorded 14.3 million fewer tourists during the first half of the year compared to the same period in 2019, as well as a shortfall in revenue of €6.4 billion.
Business travellers of all types, international, French or from the local region, were among these missing visitors.
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Sources: CRT Paris Île-de-France, permanent survey at airports, on trains and in motorway service stations; Hotel occupancy report by INSEE – DGE