Articles tagged “musee du louvre”

Paris Tour Guides Protest Outside Louvre Over Lack of Support

Paris Tour Guides Protest Outside Louvre Over Lack of Support

Noemie Olive, Reuters

This protest shows that despite state intervention, there'll always be situations where the help doesn't trickle down far enough. Such a high-profile demonstration will likely get the attention of a government hoping for as smooth a reopening as possible.

4 weeks ago

France’s Louvre Museum Plans to Reopen on July 6

France’s Louvre Museum Plans to Reopen on July 6

Christian Lowe and Benoit Van Overstraeten, Reuters

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

2 months ago

Louvre Museum Fund Will Help Restore Tourist Sites Around France

Louvre Museum Fund Will Help Restore Tourist Sites Around France

Suzy Waite, Bloomberg

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?

2 years ago

10 Most Instagrammed Places of 2014

10 Most Instagrammed Places of 2014

Joyce Manalo, Skift

It is no surprise that most of the locations are tourist destinations, with the exception of two sites in Russia.

6 years ago