France: Bad Summer for Tourists, Fires, violence, transportation strikes, terrorism

Posted on August 15, 2016 • Filed under: Europe, France, Tourist Warning reported can this summer get any worse in France? Four-day Eurostar strike adds to tourist woes after wildfires, strikes, football violence and terror attacks

Eurostar workers in Britain have gone on strike for four days
It comes as France struggles to get to grips with wildfires near Marseille
The fires came in the wake of terrorist attacks and violence at Euro 2016

A four-day strike by Eurostar workers is the latest blow to France’s shell-shocked tourist industry.

The strike by members of Britain’s RMT union impacted on services from London to Paris and Lille, and also Brussels in Belgium today.

It comes after a disastrous summer in which France has suffered terrorist attacks in Nice and elsewhere, massive industrial strife and protests over controversial labour reforms and football violence at the Euro 2016 tournament, which the host nation lost in the final.

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