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First balance of the Nice Carnival 2017

This year’s carnival was a success, even with very tight security
 

Carnival 2017

The Convention & Visitors Bureau of Nice is already preparing the next, 133rd Carnival of Nice! His Majesty King Carnival 2017 will be "King of Energy". Different forms of energy : electric, fossil, wind, solar, hydraulic, renewable... but also the energy shown by man. A vast subject which will give a free reign to the imagination of Carnival illustrators and craftsmen.

 

Christmas village in Nice

For the 21st consecutive year, the Nice Convention and Visitors Bureau will organise the Christmas village.

 

News in the Nice Convention and Visitors Bureau's offices

In 2016, all the reception facilities of the Nice Convention and Visitors Bureau have undergone an internal revolution. In the latest design, everything is new, accessible and connected, in response to the most demanding specifications so that we can offer maximum comfort to visitors. The resulting facilities are now up to the standard Nice deserves.

The cuisine of Nice goes global!

The cuisine of Nice is widely appreciated and has found its place of choice in the world. Supported in Nice with the certification Cuisine Nissarde, its wholesome recipes are based mainly on vegetables, herbs and spices, and olive oil.

 

#NiceMoments : Become an ambassador for Nice

Nice Convention and Visitors Bureau has launched its #NiceMoments campaign.

The campaign encourages locals and visitors, everyone who loves Nice, to share their best moments in the city by posting their memories – photos, videos, tweets or music – on social networks and tagging them with #NiceMoments. Thus everyone can become an ambassador and share their vision of Nice with their community.

Good deals for the 2017 Nice Carnival

From 11 to 26 February 2017, Nice will welcome a fresh new Carnival on the theme of the “King of Energy”.

It is already possible to book a stay and to make the most of special Early Booking rates (Special “Early Booking” offer valid for any purchase made online to the 30th September 2016).

 

Thank you for your support

Since the tragedy, we have received thousands of messages of affection and support from all over the world, some anonymous, others from professionals telling us the special place Nice holds for them in their hearts.

 

14th July 2016

The Nice Convention and Visitors Bureau extends its deepest sympathy to the victims of the attacks and their families.

 

French Riviera Pass : news in 2016

Since it was created in June 2008, inspired by City Passes, the “French Riviera Pass”, key to a successful stay, provides access free of charge to the French Riviera’s main emblematic cultural and tourist sights... In 2015, the Pass was used for 20,251 visits.

 

A new look for the website dedicated to the Nice Greeters

Just like the Nice Convention & Visitors Bureau and the French Riviera Pass websites, the Nice Greeters website has been completely renovated and given a new look: more space, more pictures, more information and better ergonomy. It offers simplified access to this dedicated site. It is available in two languages: French and English.

Launch of the frenchrivierapass.com website

Just like the Nice Convention and Visitors Bureau website, the French Riviera Pass website has been completely renovated and given a new look: more space, more pictures, more information and better ergonomy.

A new look for the Convention & Visitors Bureau of Nice websites

The site has been completely renovated and given a new look: more space, more pictures, more information and better ergonomy. It offers simplified access to the main site (nicetourisme.com) and dedicated sites: for the city card (French Riviera Pass), for business tourism (meet-in-nice.com) and, soon, for a different way of discovering Nice (nice-greeters.com). The Convention & Visitors Bureau site will be available in eight languages: French, English, German and Italian now; and Spanish, Russian, Japanese and Chinese later.

France Mediterraneean Workshop Nice, October 2015

Organized by Atout France with the Nice Convention & Visitors Bureau and support from CRT Riviera, Nice will host the 5th France Méditerranée Workshop, a biennial showcase for French tourism professionals and the main tour operators in the Mediterranean Basin.

 

Ambassador Programme Launch

The City of Nice and the Nice Convention and Visitors Bureau established the Ambassador Programme to promote this environment and the development of medical congresses.


A recognized culinary heritage

Nice, 5th city of France and international touristic centre, is a modern and active capital that managed to preserve its lifestyle during the centuries of a rich and intense history, drawing its energy between sea and mountains.

"Family Plus" Label

On 22 November 2010, the Convention & Visitors Bureau received the label "Famille Plus" awarded to the destination Nice. The importance of  this distinction for enhancing  the   status    of    Nice    with    a    family    clientele as well as on the policies set up to cater for the different types of clients and markets in order to offer a better quality of services.


The Gay friendly label intensifies

The gay friendly label “Nice, a natural iridescence” of the Convention and Visitors Bureau intensifies its programme after the success of the first edition of France's first gay carnival.

 

Nice Greeters

The “Nice Greeters” programme was launched in June 2013 via a dedicated website: The Nice Convention and Visitors Bureau linked up with the Greeters movement so as to develop this type of participative tourism. “Nice Greeters” is a free service based on the enthusiasm of local people and voluntary help.