Reservations fell by “10 to 15%” in campsites and hotels in Drôme in July due to the coronavirus pandemic, indicates the director of the tourism development agency La Drôme Tourisme Bruno Domenach on Sunday August 2 on franceinfo, despite “a fairly significant increase in the French clientele”.
franceinfo: What tourist report do you make for the month of July in the Drôme?
Bruno Domenach: The month of July, in accordance with government forecasts, saw a fairly significant increase in the French clientele, but which still struggles to make up for the deficit of our foreign tourists, knowing that we have no tourists from other continents, type America or Asia, and that the foreign tourists of proximity came less numerous. In July, they usually represent 60% of our visitors, so, indeed, it was complicated, but we are less disappointed than we might have feared. On the other hand, during the month of August, we mainly have a French clientele, so the professionals and ourselves are very optimistic for the month of August.
Have reservations dropped significantly?
Overall, we have a decrease of the order of (…)