<P>&nbsp;</P> <P align=justify>According to two recent tourism rankings, <STRONG>Lyon is maintaining her position as one of the <STRONG><A title="" href="https://www.aderly.com/france-patrimoine/gastronomy-tourism-lyon-france-europe,p,42,EN.jsp" target=_blank>favorite tourist destinations in France.</A><A href="https://www.aderly.com/france-patrimoine/gastronomy-tourism-lyon-france-europe,p,42,EN.jsp"></STRONG></A><A title="" href="https://www.aderly.com/france-patrimoine/gastronomy-tourism-lyon-france-europe,p,42,EN.jsp" target=_blank> </A></STRONG></P> <P align=justify>&nbsp;</P> <P align=justify>Very popular as a business travel destination, <STRONG>Lyon was placed second in the ICCA (International Association of Congress Centers) classifications</STRONG>, after Paris. It is particularly due to the <STRONG>dynamism of&nbsp;her business quarters, international events, and infrastructures</STRONG>, that the city is particularly suited to travel and business trips. </P> <P align=justify>&nbsp;</P> <P align=justify><STRONG>Lyon&#8217;s Eurexpo and Congress Center sites will be having an exceptionally busy month of June</STRONG>, with 3 major events taking place, including the 109<SUP>th</SUP> Congress of French Attorneys, the presentation of the new range from Renault Trucks, and the 81<SUP>st</SUP> Congress of the European Atherosclerosis Society (EAS). These exhibition and congress spaces have large capacity and together received 1.7 million visitors in 2012. </P> <P align=justify>&nbsp;</P> <P align=justify><STRONG>The city is also a popular choice for leisure travel, according to Trip Advisor</STRONG>, one of the web&#8217;s leading travel sites. In its &#8220;Travelers&#8217; Choice Destinations&#8221; section, which monitors travelers&#8217; favorite destinations, as well as the most popular places, <STRONG>Lyon was in fourth place behind three French cities that are difficult to beat: Paris, Nice, and Cannes.</STRONG></P> <P align=justify>&nbsp;</P> <P align=justify>For Fran&#231;ois Gaillard, Director of the Greater Lyon Tourist Office, <STRONG>the figures show that <A title="" href="https://www.aderly.com/only_lyon/index,p,204,FR.jsp" target=_blank>the ONLYLYON campaign to promote the city internationally has been bearing fruit. <BR></A></STRONG></P>