Paris has been a famous destination city for tourists for centuries. It has a lot to offer - history, romance, fine dining, museums, and...the list goes on. Last year alone, 17.95 million tourists went to visit the fine city. Sightseeing and shopping are the main reasons people go there.
Why do they go? For one, they have heard of Paris and the glory of Paris, all their lives and vast culture. And, Paris makes sure they want to come and that they want to go back by placing a lot of emphasis on travel and tourism.
They sink a lot of money in making sure tourists have a great time and that they have plenty to do and places to eat and stay during their time. Paris citizens are dependent upon tourism for their money so they want to keep the city one that people want to visit.