France was the world’s most visited country before the pandemic, for a few obvious reasons. It has world-class museums and popular sites like the Eiffel Tower and Versailles, its cuisine has earned a spot on UNESCO’s World Heritage List, its iconic hotels range from smaller boutique properties to opulent accommodations. And Paris’s stellar Métro and infrastructure helped it nab the upcoming 2024 Summer Olympic Games.
But now, two and a half years after COVID-19 first struck France, the country is attempting to revive its tourism sector, which accounted for 7.4 percent of the country’s gross domestic product in 2018. Since