Patrick Pourbaix, President of Skål Paris invited all Skalègues of Paris at a party - meeting to honor Karine Coulanges, the new President of Skål International World!
Karine Coulanges revealed the strengths and objectives of its mandate in 2014 and also spoke of the World Trophy 2013 that Skål received at WTM.
After that, Laurent Queige, Director of cabinet de Jean-Bernard Bros, Deputy Mayor of Paris in charge of tourism and new local media spoke about Welcome City Lab.
"As the first Tourist incubator in the world, Welcome City Lab, which will open its doors in April 2014 on a site of 1,000 m² in Saint-Germain-des-Prés, will be a place totally dedicated to the stimulation of tourism innovation in all forms of technological, digital, services, leisure, business, sustainable development, etc. It will offer services to start-ups that have been selected for the innovative nature of their business plan and will also allow tourism professionals to find answers to issues and skills of innovation they are facing. Its objective will be to position Paris as the world leader of innovation in urban tourism".
With Welcome City Lab, we invent the future of tourism!