Tourism

 

Tourism

A top destination in the world

Paris offers many advantages to tourists. The city and its region are in the forefront of the international rankings.

  • Paris has the best network of public transportation! (source: Institute for Transportation and Development Policy – New York – 2016)
  • With just over 18 million tourists in 2016, Paris is the third destination in the world after Bangkok and London (source: Global Cities index of Mastercard – 2016)
  • Paris is the world capital of fashion in front of New York, thanks to its schools, its Fashion Week and its many talents, such as our sponsor Jean-Paul Gaultier (source Top Global Fashion Capitals 2016)
  • Paris is the most popular city in the world by students, behind Montreal (Source : Quacquarelli Symonds best student cities – 2017)

Paris 2018 has negotiated for you two partnerships to facilitate your stay in Paris. On the one hand they offer competitive travel and accommodation, but they also help finance Gay Games. Thank you for using KTS France and Misterb&b.

Official Travel Agency

KTS France

KTS France is a well known travel agency specialized in hosting congresses and international events. They offer a large range of accomodation, transfers, extensions and travel from and to Paris.

KTS France has been selected in order to offer participants best rates and enough hotel rooms in Paris during Gay Games 10.

KTS France is the only one agency where participants and visitors can book rooms so early at discount rates.

Please use KTS France to organize your travel, for you or your team. A dedicated team will find the best solution for you. Please feel free to contact them.

For all information on KTS France offers for flights and accommodation, see: travel.paris2018.com

LGBT Tourism

Paris welcomes all the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and straight public! With a lively LGBT community and a great tourism offer, the French capital is full of gay- and lesbian-friendly places to sleep, eat and party at.

For more details, please read this page of Tourism Bureau of Paris

 

Sustainable tourism

Sustainable initiatives in Paris for a more environment-friendly stay

For more details, please read this page of Tourism Bureau of Paris

Tourism Partners

  • IGLTA IGLTA The International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association
    IGLTA IGLTA
    The International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association

    The International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association is the leading member-based global organization dedicated to LGBT tourism and a proud Affiliate Member of the United Nations World Tourism Organization. IGLTA’s mission is to expand LGBT tourism globally for the benefit of travelers and its members. The association also is a proud supporter of ECPAT’s Tourism Child Protection Code of Conduct to prevent child exploitation. IGLTA membership includes LGBT and LGBT-friendly accommodations, destinations, service providers, travel agents, tour operators, events and travel media in more than 70 countries.

    For more information: iglta.org and follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @iglta.

    IGLTA is partner of the Federation of Gay Games and helps to promote Paris 2018 – Gay Games 10 worldwide.

    https://www.iglta.org/

  • Atout France Atout France Agency for tourism development of France
    Atout France Atout France

    Atout France is a governmental agency that promotes the destination France throughout the world. The Agency supports nearly 1200 professional partners (regional and departmental tourism committees, tourism offices and more than 800 private companies), in their marketing and promotional activities in France and abroad. Atout France is present through 33 offices in 30 countries and promotes France in 78 other countriers thanks to the actions carried out in collaboration with the services of the French Embassies. The power of this network serves the visbility of Paris 2018.

    http://atout-france.fr/

    http://france.fr/

  • Paris Tourist Office Paris Tourist Office Paris Convention and Visitors Bureau
    Paris Tourist Office Paris Tourist Office

    The Paris Convention and Visitors Bureau was created in 1971 at the joint initiative of the Paris City Council and the Paris Chamber of Commerce and Industry. It carries out three specific missions:

    • Welcome and informing visitors in its five offices in town and through its website Parisinfo.com: for accommodation products and transport passes (« Paris Visite », etc.) here, as well as cultural and leisure products (excursions, cabarets, theme parks, « Paris Museum Pass », etc.), and of course the Paris Passlib’, the official city pass for the destination.
    • Promoting the destination in France and abroad
    • Organizing everything for business tourism and congresses

    In addition to promoting the Paris 2018 – Gay Games 10 event, the Paris Convention and Tourism Bureau is preparing, with the Paris 2018 team and the City of Paris, an offer dedicated to the LGBT public. It will distribute city plans to all participants and participate in welcoming them at strategic points. The Bureau has approximately 1,800 professional members and welcomes more than half a million visitors per year in its 5 offices and 9.5 million visits on its website.

    https://www.parisinfo.com/

  • Paris Region Tourism Paris Region Tourism Paris Region Tourist Committee
    Paris Region Tourism Paris Region Tourism

    The Paris Region Tourist Committee promotes the region to tourists as a tourism destination. Its role especially includes:

    • promoting Paris Region touristic advantages to its French and foreign visitors;
    • making the tourism possibilities of Paris and its region clearer (in relation to events, culture, heritage, etc.);
    • helping ensure the welcome and information provided to tourists is of a quality.

    The Paris Region Tourist Committee is partner of Paris 2018. It promotes the event, welcomes participants at the airports and educates volunteers.

    http://www.visitparisregion.com