On the occasion of his visit to India, from June 30th to July 1st, 2014, H.E. Mr Laurent Fabius, Foreign
Affairs and International Development Minister of France, met tourism professionals in Mumbai on Tuesday
1st July to promote. A selection of Indian travel professionals attended this event, during which the Minister announced new measures to further boost France’s image as a welcoming destination for Indian tourist: such as * For Indian tourists, French visas will be issued within 48 hours as of 1st January 2015.
* Furthermore, an official application for smartphones and tablets, has been designed for Indian tourists travelling to France. This free app, which will be launched in summer 2014, will initially focus on Paris and destinations in France..