France spent €26 billion in 2020 to bail out its tourism industry


France is currently experiencing its third lockdown as the government bets that by sacrificing the Easter holidays it can save the summer vacation period. 

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Tourism aid in France has cost €26 billion since the start of the Covid-19 crisis. Secretary of State for Tourism Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne divulged the figure during a recent interview on BFMTV, reports Forbes.