A year after bloodbath, Paris fights to woo back tourists

French soldiers patrol outside Notre Dame de Paris cathedral in December 2015A year after jihadists sowed terror in Paris, killing 130 people, the City of Light is struggling to restore its lustre as fearful tourists stay away in droves. In the Paris area alone, tourism revenue is expected to plunge by 1.5 billion euros ($1.6 billion) this year. “We haven’t recovered,” the tourism chief for the Paris region, Frederic Valletoux, told AFP.

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