Articles tagged “louvre”

Tourism

France’s Louvre Museum Plans to Reopen on July 6

The move to reopen France's most famous museum will come in time for Bastille Day celebrations of national freedom. Très bien.

France’s Louvre Museum Plans to Reopen on July 6

Overtourism

Louvre Museum Reopens After Overtourism-Induced Closure

As our 2019 Travel Megatrend on tourism points out, the emergence of overtourism has led organizations to manage visitor growth more carefully, even at the expense of revenue goals. The plus side is those dollars can be spread out to less congested areas.

Louvre Museum Reopens After Overtourism-Induced Closure

Tourism

Louvre Museum Fund Will Help Restore Tourist Sites Around France

The Louvre has handed a slice of its endowment to a private equity fund to invest in money-making ways to help restore France's old churches and environmental parks. This news invites skepticism, though. The restoration work might be good for tourism, but since when is heritage preservation a high-return investment?

Louvre Museum Fund Will Help Restore Tourist Sites Around France

Tourism

The Louvre’s Visitor Numbers Show Paris Tourism Recovered From Attacks

It's a good sign that the Louvre had a better year in 2017 after the violence that rocked France in 2015 and 2016. But it's only one sign, and other forthcoming key indicators will help complete the picture of Paris' tourism recovery.

The Louvre’s Visitor Numbers Show Paris Tourism Recovered From Attacks

Tourism

Abu Dhabi Louvre and Guggenheim Outposts Still Have Human Rights Problems

The U.S. institutions have specialized in turning a blind eye into what goes on abroad in their name.

Abu Dhabi Louvre and Guggenheim Outposts Still Have Human Rights Problems

Tourism

Why Bucket List Attractions Fall Flat With Visitors

Big attractions that rest on their laurels can quickly become tired cliches that future travelers drop from their bucket lists.

Why Bucket List Attractions Fall Flat With Visitors

Tourism

Police Seize 4,000 Counterfeit Entry Tickets at France’s Louvre Museum

The Louvre has had a bad summer: first a spate of pickpocketing that was so bad the museum's guard went on strike in protest, and now a second, more insidious crime threat.

Police Seize 4,000 Counterfeit Entry Tickets at France’s Louvre Museum

Tourism

Abu Dhabi developer of Louvre and Guggenheim clones cuts costs

The recent staff cuts could be business as usual or a nascent sign of troubled times for the $27 billion worth of projects in production on Saadiyat Island.

Abu Dhabi developer of Louvre and Guggenheim clones cuts costs

Tourism

Iconic Louvre pyramid painted for first time in controversial exhibit

The new exhibit is more about politics than attracting tourism, but those visitors that understand its relevance will be drawn in by the historical and social implications of an edgy installation.

Iconic Louvre pyramid painted for first time in controversial exhibit

Tourism

Tourists can blame pickpockets for closing down Paris’ Louvre Wednesday

There's a bit of an irony when security goes on strike because of thefts, but the event does highlight an unsavory side of tourism that runs deep cities at landmarks around the world.

Tourists can blame pickpockets for closing down Paris’ Louvre Wednesday