The number of visitors to Paris in 2016 reduced by 1.5 million people after the November 2015 terrorist attacks, says the statistics from regional committee on tourism.
According to the committee, the number of tourists from Japan is reduced by 41.2%, from China- by 21.5%, from Russia by 27.6%. The number of visitors from U.S., the main group of tourists in France, has reduced by 4.9%, whereas the number of visitors from other regions of France hasn't changed, RIA Novosti reported.
Losses, inflicted by the tourism sector in Paris, are estimated at around 1.3 billion euros.
A series of coordinated terrorist attacks held by 3 groups of terrorists occurred on Friday 13 November 2015 in Paris, France and the city's northern suburb, Saint-Denis. Three suicide bombers attacked the area outside the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, during a France-Germany football match.
The other group (at least three men) attacked the cafès and the restaurants in the northeast of Paris. Three others took hostages in Bataclan theatre. The attackers killed 130 people, and more than 350 were injured.