Alonso doesn’t know where his future will take him. However, he wants to travel the world and the best country to start is France.
France is the world’s number one tourist destination, with 89 million visitors in 2020. They are attracted by the country’s diverse landscapes, its rich and ancient culture, its cosmopolitan population, its innovative industrial sector, its tradition of hospitality, its gastronomy and vineyards… and, of course, by its capital city – Paris.
After English, French is the most widely studied language in the world. And together with English, it is the only language spoken on all five continents. Being able to speak French is very important for an international career in hospitality.
France is the one of the world's leading economic power. It is a country of culture, history and diplomacy. France is home to leading international corporations such as Accor, Airbus, Total, Orange, L'Oréal, Chanel, Renault, Danone, and more.
France has a great location in the heart of Europe, offering numerous opportunities, a great climate, and outstanding natural beauty. Amsterdam, Berlin, Rome, Madrid, Dublin – with your student resident card, you can visit 25 European countries and enjoy all the cities that you have always dreamed of visiting.
The Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe, the Palais du Louvre, the Sacré Coeur, the Champs- Elysées Avenue with its legendary boutiques… Paris is only three hours from Nîmes by high-speed TGV train, and students in France get great reductions on train fares.
Périgord truffles, strawberries and asparagus from Nîmes, olives from Nyons, wines from Bordeaux and Châteauneuf-du-Pape, and Roquefort cheese are among France’s many culinary delights. As part of its academic program, the school runs wine and cheese tasting trips in southern France.
Enjoy proximity to the Alps or the Pyrenees for high altitude adventures, plus a wide range of equally tempting activities, such as water sports, by the Mediterranean Sea.
Attractive tuition fees compared to the USA, Canada, United Kingdom, and Australia.
*Source: Atout France
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