Since 2016, Murielle Nouchy has been the host and presenter of "La table de La Quotidienne"... a series of casual lunchtime interviews with the leaders if the travel industry in France. In a series of wide-ranging discussions, we have enjoyed hearing the insights of some of the industry's most influential executives ho share their outlook on the topics closest to our field of business.
Enjoy reviewing their conversations here...
Our discussion guests have recently included: Hamza Louati : Directeur General France of Tunisair, Richard Soubielle : Vice-President of Travel Business, Hakim Tounsi : Director General of Authentique International, Sami Gharbi : Director France of l'ONTT, Francine Pistiaux : Director of TOURCOM, Louisa Rouar : Commercial Director of JETOURS, Christine Giraud : Commercial Director Avis Car Rentals, Evelyne Faure : French Director of Flybe, Michael Gloor : French Director of Lufthansa, Jean-Pierre Sauvage : Prsident of BAR France (Board of Airlines Representative), and Dimitri Tsygalnitzky : French Director of GDS Sabre.
Visit California and Vac Fab, in partnership with Air Tahiti Nui, showed 4 Californian destinations to the best VacFab sellers, following a sales challenge that led to the 2-digit growth in the performance of the specialist tour operator in the USA.
On 9 April 2018, mN'Organization organized the Norwegian Flight Launch Party for Oakland, California. More than 80 professionals and media responded to the invitation on behalf of Visit California, Visit Oakland, Oakland International Airport and Norwegian to celebrate this new route making it the 3rd international airport in California for French customers.
On December 6, 2017, Visit California France was honored to receive 7 representatives from different regions of California and the headquarters of Visit California, for a day of meetings with the French media, on the theme of Luxury. 3 events were on the agenda of this post-ILTM day, during which delegates were able to meet 21 journalists and discuss the notion of luxury, the Californian offerings and the "unmissables" for French readers. Enjoy our photos!
This year we welcomed more than 800 contacts on our biggest stand ever, we had two exciting prizegiving ceremonies with our partners Air Tahiti Nui and XL Airways, a press conference to announce the arrival of the Miss France 2018 candidates in California very soon, Alicia Aylies (Miss France 2017) was on the stand for a photo / autograph session, we renewed our diamond partnership with the Travels Agents Cup & Air France, organised the launch of the new California Star e-learning app and organised a lunch event and training session with 80 Leclerc agency heads ... Visit California has not stopped for IFTM Top Résa 2017!
On the occasion of IFTM Top Resa 2017, mN'Organization organized a press conference for Visit California, announcing the annual preparation trip for the Miss France contestants to California in mid-November. Sylvie Tellier, Executive Director of the Miss France Committee, Michel Monvoisin, Air Tahiti Nui CEO and Murielle Nouchy, Visit California France Director, presented their partnership with the 30 Miss France 2018 contenders to discover from Greater Palm Springs and Los Angeles.
mN'Organization is proud to have received the Executive Board of Visit California, Caroline Beteta, Lynn Carpenter, Leona Reed and Ryan Becker on the occasion of the All Dreams Welcome campaign for a press conference. Following this conference, the first California Advisory Board met, bringing together 20 of France's top travel industry leaders.
From June 11 to 18, 2017, Visit California and XL Airways showcased California - off the beaten path to four travel influencers - Naomi, a journalist at Konbini, Christopher, blogger for tour-monde.fr, The Green Geekette & Oblikon, François, co-founder of the site Bon Voyage West American and instagrammer Gerard, aka Super Chinese.
They had the joy of discovering alternative itineraries and accommodations, from the wilderness of Joshua Tree National Park to the tech of Silicon Valley, through Pioneertown, Calico and Mariposa, colorful western towns, Bakersfield, Temple of the country made in California, the dizzying national parks of Sequoia & Kings Canyon and finally San Francisco, celebrating the pride and 50 years of the Summer of Love.
Tuesday, May 30, 2017, Club California by Air France once again returned to the headquarters of Air France in Paris. A day of training addressed to about sixty tourism professionals, to help them learn everything about Air France, Delta Airlines, Alamo, and of course Visit California, as well as 17 specific Golden State destinations. At the end of this exceptional day, Christelle Tsikras from Telligo and Alexia Antoine from Terres de Charme won two trips to California. Congratulations to them!
Monday, July 4, 2016, on the occasion of the national holiday of the United States, Ernest Wooden, President & CEO of the Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board met in Paris 42 tourism professionals for a very exclusive garden party. Tour Operators, airlines, retailers and journalists were tahnked for their help with the performance records achieved by the City of Angels, which appears in the list of most visited destinations in the world.
Visit California was happy to host some of the most influential senior executives from the French travel industry.
On 16 June 2016, Visit California had the pleasure to bring together 70 tourism professionals in a Paris cinema to celebrate 5 years of the Air France Training Day. On the occasion of this anniversary we were able to offer an extra gift - the creation and launch of Club California - which will become the signature for all training activities and events undertaken by Visit California. Welcome to Club California by Air France Delta KLM 2016 !
Visit California was happy to welcome 14 delegates from across California to meet the travel trade in France. Starting in Lyon on Monday 14 March and then in Paris on 15 March, around 300 members of the French travel industry were able to meet and discuss the amazing variety of tourism products available in the Golden State and to enjoy the hospitality for which the state is so well known!
Tuesday, December 15, and with just six months until the opening of the Paris CDG - Los Angeles, XL Airways, LA Tourism and Los Angeles World Airports invited tourism professionals from across France to a California evening in central Paris. Guests were able to imagine leaving behind the greyness of the capital and headed instead to the relaxed beach bars of the City of Angels, not to mention, of course, a touch of Hollywood glamor! For a few hours, the 180 travel agents and product managers were able to become familiar with the different world that their customers will be able to discover from 1 June 2016.
During the workshop held November 24, 2015 by the Visit USA Committee in France on the premises of Air France, travel agents showed their enthusiasm for the Golden State and their thirst to discover this wonderful destination!
Last November, Paris office organized a wine hour under the colors of KIMPTON for Thanksgiving Day. Murielle and Jean-Benoît invited more than 20 VIP MICE partners at the famous restaurant « Maxim’s » near the Champs-Elysées. The event was certainly successful and we are sure it will result in some amazing business for the brand.