Tourism is one of the most important industries in France, as the country is one of the most visited countries in the world. According to recent surveys, most foreign investors coming to start their businesses here think about setting up companies in tourism as the investments are relatively low when it comes to the costs. Also, the types of businesses which can be set up in tourism are various, among which the most popular ones are:
The last three form the HORECA or hospitality sector in France. Below, our French company formation agents offer information on how to register a HORECA business.
The registration of a business in the hospitality sector is not different from setting up a company in any other industry in France. The first steps for opening a HORECA business in France are:
France is one of the richest countries when it comes to cultural heritage and cities like Paris, Marseille, Nice, Cannes and Toulouse are excellent for starting a HORECA business. Our company registration consultants in France can help with the incorporation of the business.
The most important regulations which must be considered when starting a HORECA company in France refer to the licenses which must be obtained. Foreign investors must know that they must apply for:
Also, specific hygiene norms must be respected in the case of restaurants and cafes.
If you are interested in opening a HORECA company in France and need more information on the legislation and licensing requirements, do not hesitate to contact us. You can also rely on for assistance with the company formation process of the French hospitality company.