Lufthansa to launch seven extra routes this winter

As of the end of October, Lufthansa – the award-winning airline – will be expanding its presence in Europe with four new connections to Pamplona, Genoa, Bari and Catania (departing from Frankfurt) along with three additional routes from Munich heading to Nantes, Glasgow and Santiago de Compostela.Read more

British visitors up 25% on 2016

A half million euro tourism campaign primarily targeting British, German and Dutch visitors has proven fruitful with airlines reporting ticket sale increases of up to 30% (for May 2017 compared to May 2016). Read more

Homeowners in France

If one often speaks of the cultural exceptions of the hexagon, one forgets that France has tax specificities that you must know as a foreign homeowner.Read more

Work and play at workhouse café

Where great coffee and great ideas are combined. Riviera Insider interviews co-owner Marc Wratten about the concept and the day-to-day running of an urban co-working space.Read more

Looking back on 2016

If 2016 was a difficult year for the Côte d'Azur, fears that the tourism industry would be shattered by the tragic events of 14th July have been proved largely unfounded. With a strong advertising campaign and a bolstered international outlook, 2017 is looking positive for our adopted region.Read more

Air France launches new routes from Nice

This summer, Air France will launch two new flight routes from the airport of Nice: Athens and Tel Aviv starting on 24th July.Read more

Initiative-France hits a record for employment

French financing company InitiativeFrance has published record figures for employment in 2016, claiming it has helped create some 44,000 jobs in 16,700 businesses last year.Read more

CFM Indosuez Wealth Management: best bank in Monaco

CFM Indosuez Wealth Management has been named Best Bank in Monaco by the international publication Global Finance in its 2017 awards. The bank, which has its roots in 1920s Monaco, has been praised for its ‘high standards of excellence and innovation in serving its customers’ as well as its 360 specialist employees in agencies around the region.Read more

World’s largest plane joins Nice to Dubai route

From the start of July, Emirates’ A380 superjumbo aircraft – the world’s biggest passenger jet – will be embarking daily from the Nice Côte d’Azur airport runway, but that’s not all. The UAE-based airline will also be offering helicopter transfer from the tarmac to Monaco as well as limousine connections to passengers from First Class to Economy.Read more

Candidates’ wealth made public

For the first time in the history of French presidential elections, new anti-corruption body Haute Autorité pour la Transparence de la Vie Publique has revealed all 11 candidates’ personal declarations of assets and financial interests. All properties and assets worth over 10,000€ must be formally declared as well as cars, the number of personal bank accounts and their status, loans, debts, and business interests.Read more