A general feeling is emerging that the season will not be starting at Easter at anything like what it normally would. | Josep Bagur Gomila
In May, the French government announced a rescue package for the tourism sector that was worth 18,000 million euros. This comprised direct aid, loans and tax exemptions. France’s finance minister spoke of an “effort without precedent” for a sector that generates eight per cent of the country’s GDP and employs, directly and indirectly, some two million people.