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Cannes Resilience: a concrete, concerted action plan to save and revive business and leisure tourism | Palais des Festivals et des Congrès newsParue le

The health and economic consequences of Covid-19 are having a severe impact on the tourism sector, whose total international tourism revenues, combined from January to August 2020, recorded a loss of 18.8 billion euros compared to 2019 (-46.8%), according to the Bank of France. In the face of this unprecedented crisis, the City of Cannes and its Palais des Festivals et des Congrès are introducing a new strategy entitled "Cannes Resilience". The aim is to take a collective approach to stop this negative spiral to save and revive business and leisure tourism.

The Palais des Festivals et des Congrès de Cannes is committed to the GBAC STAR™ accreditation programme, the international benchmark for health security | Palais des Festivals et des Congrès newsParue le

The Palais des Festivals et des Congrès de Cannes is redoubling its vigilance in the face of the global health crisis and preparing to bounce back. After obtaining the "Health Security Label" and "Ecovid Label" from SOCOTEC, it is currently implementing the strictest protocols in terms of cleaning, disinfection and prevention of infectious diseases within its establishment. As the first convention centre in France to announce its commitment to obtain GBAC STAR™ accreditation from the Global Biorisk Advisory Council*, the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès wishes to increase its attractiveness and reassure its international clients.

Press Release WEYOU GROUP | Palais des Festivals et des Congrès newsParue le

On your diaries: Weyou Group, leader in the organisation of traditional mid-sized trade fairs and trade fairs meetings (trade fair with one-to-one business meetings), launches on 23, 24 & 25 November 2021 at the Palais des Festivals and Congresses in Cannes “Healthcare Meetings”.

Palais des Festivals et des Congrès de Cannes awarded the health security label | Palais des Festivals et des Congrès newsParue le

Cannes is the premier business tourism city in France, after Paris. Thanks to the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès, Cannes is strengthening its attractiveness and reassuring its international clients by engaging in an optimum health approach.

Cannes - Paradise on your doorstep "Welcome to our hotels with a special 3 = 4 offer" 1 night free when you book 3 | Tourism NewsParue le

Badly affected by the sudden halting of operations, Cannes’ hotel industry, which helps make Cannes such an attractive destination for tourists, is once again ready to welcome all its summer customers back from June.
Working hard since the beginning of March alongside its socio-professionals, Cannes City Council, under the leadership of David Lisnard, has been heavily involved in responding, anticipating and supporting the tourism sector in the face of the economic and social emergency of the Covid-19 crisis.
 

Cannes tourist revival plan - The City of Cannes develops "local exoticism" to revive the sector | Tourism NewsParue le

At the end of February and the first cancellations of events in Europe, David Lisnard, Mayor of Cannes, alerted us to the impact of the economic and social crisis which was about to hit the tourism industry in particular (cf. Nice-Matin of 5 March 2020).

INFORMATION FROM THE PALAIS DES FESTIVALS ET DES CONGRES DE CANNES ON CORONAVIRUS | Palais des Festivals et des Congrès newsParue le

Following the announcements made by the Government on Saturday 29 February in connection with the COVID - 19 Coronavirus epidemic, gatherings of more than 5000 people in confined spaces have been banned.

 

Reaction from the City of Cannes and the Palais des Festivals following the postponement of MIPIM 2020 | Palais des Festivals et des Congrès newsParue le

Reed MIDEM is postponing the 31st edition of MIPIM, which was to be held at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès de Cannes from 10 to 13 March, until June 2020 (2-5 june). We understand the decision by the organiser, Reed MIDEM, to postpone the MIPIM event within the current context relating to coronavirus (covid-19). We welcome this courageous decision, which is based on our top priority of protecting the public, above all other issues.

The Cannes – Côte d’Azur France destination joins forces and launches CANNES HAPPY GOLF WEEK | Tourism NewsParue le

The SEMEC and Syndicat des Hôteliers have brought together Cannes hotel and tourist partners to offer exceptional rates to Côte d’Azur Golf Pass members over two weeks of 2020: from 20 to 27 March 2020 and from 23 to 30 October 2020.

Cannes totally reborn, on display in Barcelona | Palais des Festivals et des Congrès newsParue le

France's premier business Tourism Destination outside Paris sparks interest among international markets to check it out

Building on the new dynamic of Cannes as a destination gaining an increasing market share, Cannes Town Hall and its Palais des Festivals et des Congrès are launching a promotional campaign for international business tourism clients.

Historic partnership between Cannes and Reed MIDEM | Palais des Festivals et des Congrès newsParue le

Historic partnership between Cannes and Reed MIDEM
- MIDEM, MIPIM, MIPTV, MIPCOM, MAPIC and Esports Bar –
6 international events confirmed in Cannes for 5 years
An economic impact of €1.25 billion for the town!

Press Kit - Where to go out in Cannes this summer! | Tourism NewsParue le

A renewed party and nightlife offer to have the entire season buzzing

 

The "Bal des Fous" returns to the Palais des Festivals’ Terrasse in Cannes | Festival and entertainment newsParue le

The real success of summer 2018, on 7 July the "Bal des Fous" is back on this vast scenic stage where everyone gets to party.

CannesLions 2019 Social conscience | Palais des Festivals et des Congrès newsParue le

Last year at Cannes Lions, SAWA, the Global Cinema Advertising Association, partnered with WFP to launch #FeedOurFuture, a global cinema campaign to engage cinema audiences with the issue of hunger.
Join @SAWATRADEBODY and @Cannes_Lions calling for a donation to help the United Nations World Food Programme’s efforts to end hunger around the world #Cannes
CannesLions2019 Social conscience http://bit.ly/FeedOurFuture2019 

SUMMER IN CANNES 2019 Off for a hair-raising summer | Festival and entertainment newsParue le

The Cannes summer season 2019 is off! There’s something for every taste, feeling and audience. A program covering a variety of cultural universes: concerts, exhibition-events, festivals - from jazz and classical to the biggest electronic music "beach party" in France - balls (Bal des Fous and more...), a festival of stars in the sky and not forgetting all the free events all over the city! Rhythmic, crazy, challenging - summer in Cannes will surprise you again and again! All in a festive atmosphere where the destination’s magical and enchanting setting is the ace up its sleeve.

The Palais des Festivals et des Congrès de Cannes, 1st site in the Alpes-Maritimes department awarded the Safety Site label | Palais des Festivals et des Congrès newsParue le

The Palais des Festivals et des Congrès de Cannes is the 1st site in the department to be awarded the
SAFETY SITE label.

Commercial Action Plan 2019 Cannes, an energized destination that encourages sharing | Tourism NewsParue le

The presentation of the Commercial Action Plan 2019 for Cannes as a destination has allowed, in front of more than 380 socio-professionals and partners, for setting out the promotional goals for 2019, after a particularly invigorating 2018.

Bilan de l'été 2018 à Cannes | Tourism NewsParue le

Saison touristique au beau fixe portée par une programmation culturelle détonante

Weyou Group renouvelle sa confiance au Palais des Festivals et des Congrès de Cannes | Palais des Festivals et des Congrès newsParue le

... pour cinq ans et poursuit le développement de salons exceptionnels