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2 Paris, city of lights, city of sights 1st destination for Tourism in the world (27 million tourists each year) The Capital of fashion World congress leader since 1979 (more than 1,500 trade shows, congresses & meetings in 2005 within 15 congress & exhibition centres gathering at least 9 million visitors & participants) Leading centre for business (more than 1/3 of French companies have their head offices) 2 nd leading location in the world for the top 500 companies after Tokyo (followed by London, New York & Chicago)

3 Local map

4 In town 15,200 taxis 16 metro lines visiting 381 regularly-renovated stations 5 fast suburban trains (RER) 3 tramway lines 1,371 buses Self-service bicycle transit system called Velib in Paris/ 20,000 bicycles, average of 300 m between each Vélib station 1.30 hours from Brussels (Thalys), 2.35 hours from London (Eurostar), 3.45 hours from Frankfurt Accessibility Paris is connected to…. More than 78 million passengers each year 2 commercial airports (Roissy-Charles de Gaulle and Orly) 2 airports for private jets and discount flights (Le Bourget and Beauvais Tille) 1 heliport and 10 aerodromes 6 train stations Gare de lEst, Gare du Nord, Gare de Lyon, Gare dAusterlitz, Gare Saint Lazare, Gare Montparnasse. 425 high speed trains (TGV) daily travel to Paris in 1.30 hours from Brussels (Thalys), 2.35 hours from London (Eurostar), 3.45 hours from Frankfurt

5 Paris & its meeting facilities Unusual venues Pavillon Gabriel: 3 reception rooms people Pavillon Dauphine: 7 reception rooms people Maison de lAmérique Latine: 17 reception rooms, 1 auditorium people Salons France Amérique: 6 reception rooms p. Terre de Roland Garros: 15 reception rooms p. Théatre Mogador: 6 reception rooms, 1 auditorium people Parc des Princes Eurosites: 6 reception rooms, 1 auditorium people Cirque dhiver Bouglione: 3 reception rooms, 1 auditorium people LAtelier Renault: 1 reception room people Special places to organize events & entertainment Opera House, Chateau de Versailles, Fondation Cartier Museums: Louvre, Orsay, Baccarat, Rodin, Quai Branly, Luxembourg, Jacquemart André, Arts Décoratifs, Grévin, Palais de Tokyo, Galliera, Orangerie

6 Paris & its major meeting facilities Palais des Congrès de Paris 263,000 sq ft of exhibition space 15 conference rooms 2 amphitheaters (one seating up to 3,800) Espace Grande Arche 102,250 sq ft Coeur Défense, 35,500 sq ft Paris Le Bourget, 80,000 sq.m. Porte de Versailles 2.4 million sq ft Carrousel du Louvre, 76,500 sq ft Cnit la Défense 463,000 sq ft Palais des Sports, 4,200 sq ft Paris-Nord Villepinte, 210,000 sq.m. Espace Champerret, 98,000 sq ft

7 Paris, capital of fashion 60,000 shops, more than 70 days of sales per year About 180,000 yearly visitors on Champs Elysées Avenue High shopping spots Avenue Montaigne, Avenue des Champs Elysées, Avenue Georges V, Faubourg Saint Honoré, Place Vendome, rue Vivenne, Saint Germain des Prés & Le Marais districts… Trendy shops Colette, Antoine & Lili, Zadig & Voltaire, Paul & Joe, American Retro, Marc Jacobs, Paul Smith, Dinh Van, Maje, Conran shop, LEclaireur, black block, Vanessa Bruno, Isabelle Marant … Arcades The passages of Paris are unusual settings combining architectural appeal with the delights of window-shopping: Passage Vivienne, Passage du Grand Cerf, Passage Colbert, Passage Véro-Dodat, Passage des Panoramas, Passage du Caire, Passage des Princes, Passage Jouffroy, Passage du Havre Covered or open-air markets Flowers, birds, books, stamps, contemporary designs, food, organic… Famous Department stores Le Bon Marché, Les Galeries Lafayette, Le Printemps, Le BHV (Bazar de lHôtel de Ville)

8 Paris leisure choices 455 parks & gardens (capital with the most woodland in Europe: trees) Jardin des Plantes, Luxembourg, Tuileries, Monceau, Buttes-Chaumont, Boulogne, Belleville, Bercy, André Citroen, Bagatelle… 171 churches (13 million visitors per year for Notre Dame, 8 million for the Sacré Coeur) Notre Dame, Sacré Coeur, Sainte Chapelle, Saint Denis, la Médaille Miraculeuse, Saint Sulpice, Saint Augustin… 157 museums (7,5 million visitors a year at the Louvre, 3 million at Orsay) Louvre, Centre Pompidou, Orsay, Institut du Monde Arabe, Carnavalet, Rodin, Picasso, Grévin, Palais de la Découverte… 22 monuments (yearly 6,5 million people visiting the Eiffel tour) La Tour Eiffel, lArc de Triomphe, les Invalides, lObélisque, lObservatoire, les Chevaux de Marly… 3 Opera houses, 210 theatres, 122 show venues, 38 dancing & 374 cinemas screens 800,000 parking spaces in inner Paris 139 gymnasiums & specialised sports centres, 37 swimming pools, 46 tennis centres

9 Incentive activities Cité des Sciences, Parc de la Villette Quad, 2 CV rallye, canoe on the Seine, treasures hunting in Zodiac Role play, Murder party Cooking workshop, champagne & wine tasting Crédits photos: © Paris Tourist Office - Photographe : David Lefranc, © Paris Tourist Office - Photographe : Raymond Sahuquet, © Paris Tourist Office - Photographe : Amélie Dupont © Paris Tourist Office - Photographe : David Lefranc - Architect : Ieoh Ming Peï


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