World's leading #tourism innovation platform by Paris&Co.
Paris, the world's leading tourist destination, aims to invent the future of tourism and be the capital of tourist innovation.
Welcome City Lab is a programme to stimulate innovation in the tourist sector including the world's first incubator that is dedicated to this sector. It was created by Paris&Co, with the support of the City of Paris, the Métropole du Grand Paris, BPI France, Paris Convention and Visitors Bureau and the France Tourisme Lab network. Its founding members are Air France, Atout France, Banque des Territoires, the Hauts-de-Seine General Council, Groupe ADP, Paris Inn Group and ViParis.
About Paris&Co :
Paris&Co is the innovation and economic development agency of the Paris metropolitan area. The agency supports innovation by incubating more than 500 French and foreign startups each year, conducting experimentation for innovative solutions, and organizing national and international tech events. Its development is based on an open innovation approach, in close collaboration with more than 120 major corporations and institutions.
The innovation platform offers startups and players in the tourist sector a full range of services: an incubator, a place to meet, for discussions and co-working, a test platform and a monitoring unit.
The objectives of Welcome :
- Identifying and bring out future international tourism champions
- Creating a culture of innovation in the tourism industry
- Fostering synergies between traditional players and startups
Investment Type: Accelerator