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reservations up 17% compared to 2019

K. Toufik, T. Souman, C. L Rocca, France 3 Marseille, France 3 Lorraine, V. Lejeune – France 3

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Easter holidays begin Friday, April 8 in Zone B, and bookings are up in some areas. After two years of health crisis, these spring holidays promise to be more promising for tourism professionals.

An idyllic setting, bright sunshine and spring temperatures. In Cassis, near Marseille (Bouches-du-Rhone)two foreign tourists are already enjoying their holidays. Even if he’water stays cool, it does not frighten swimmers. In a hotel, the final preparations in the few rooms still available, before the start of the season. We will be full for the Easter weekend, and there this weekend, we are preparing “, says Julie Morand, owner of the hotel on the beach in Mahogany in Cassis.

Far from the sun, in Alsace, the rain did not cool holidaymakers. Amid the cobbled streets and colorful houses, foreign tourists are already enjoying it. A 5 star hotel is already almost full for the next few days. On average in France, reservations are up 17% compared to spring 2019, before the pandemic. On the other hand, in Gérardmer in the Vosges, the hotels are still half empty. According to VVF this year, three out of four French people will spend their holidays in France.

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