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The Paris Region drives the world's automobile industry - the amazing density of the Paris Region transportation system and hotels in the paris Region attract more guests than ever are the 3 main report of this fifth magazine. A special report on Seine-et-Marne: could this be the new Eldorado? Find also all our articles on the Paris Region economy: reebok sprints ahead in the Paris Region, Buf Compagnie at the heart of special effect, GIFAS celebrates its 100th birthday, lifestyles (walks in the Paris Region, adrenaline time, the private life of Napoleon) and our guidebook on Americans in Paris. Find also at the end an arts diary.
Americans, Germans, English, Japanese… over 100 different nationalities are represented in the Paris Region. It’s hardly surprising though, when you realize that the region leads the rest of France in the league table of international inward investment, as well as being the world’s favorite tourist destination. Every issue of Paris Region Magazine brings you the essential contacts for one of our expatriate communities.
Walks in the paris Region, adrenaline time, driving courses, the private life of Napoléon.
With nearly a quarter of all the country’s hotels, the Paris Region is going from strength to strength in this important market. Come with us on a guided tour of this huge choice of hotels, which offer something for every taste and every pocket. The figures speak for themselves. In 2007, the number of hotel room nights for the Paris Region was up 8.3% on the figure for the previous year, and average occupancy rates topped 75%. Better still, it looks like the trend is set to continue in 2008.
Reebok France sprints ahead in the Paris Region - Excellent reasons to base youor business in the Paris Region - The Paris Region attracts the world cinema industry - The Siemens Innovation Awards - GIFAS celebrates its 100th birthday - The Game Developpers Conference Paris breaks all records - new tower for La Défense...
To the east of the capital, Seine-et-Marne is the largest of the Paris Region départements. With its new towns (Sénart and Marne-la-Vallée), UNESCO World Heritage Sites (Provins and Fontainebleau), a theme park (Disneyland® Resort) and oil drilling activities, it is also one of the most varied.
An exceptionally dense network, many multimodal interchanges, a permanent commitment to sustainability and substantial research resources: the Paris Region transportation system has many envious admirers.
The Paris Region is a member of the very exclusive club of regions able to boast at least two major world-class automobile manufacturers. René Panhard, Emile Levassor, Marius Berl iet, Louis Renault, Armand Peugeot, André Citroën... These were the inspired engineering geniuses of the late 19th century who established France and the Paris Region as the global birthplace of the automobile.
update April 15, 2009