Break-out ronde 1
10.45 – 11.15 Village Nature Paris, how it models the holiday of the future (ENG)
The story about the unique Center Parcs experience, Villages Nature® Paris, and the cooperation with Euro Disney SAS. Which strategy did we use for this joint venture, what are the growth opportunities and how sustainable is a park with this kind of extensive experience nowadays? Center Parcs operates Villages Nature® Paris as one of the most sustainable holiday destinations in Europe. Villages Nature® Paris sets the new standard in responsible tourism and is the flagship of the sustainable policy for all new villages of Center Parcs Europe.
Pascal Ferracci (49) started his career in 1991 at PriceWaterhouseCoopers. In 1996 Ferracci joined the financial management of Coface, a leading player in the international credit insurance market. He was responsible for the IPO of the company and fulfilled the international ambitions of Coface. In 2000 Ferracci became Vice-CFO of the Pierre & Vacances-Center Parcs Group. Between 2007 and 2010 he moved to the Netherlands, where he was responsible for the financial policy and IT strategy of Center Parcs Europe. From 2010 to 2016, Ferracci held the position of Finance, Operations and Services Director of the Group. Since January 2017, Ferracci has been working as deputy CEO of Center Parcs Europe. He now manages Center Parcs from his role as CEO. For him, sustainability and child inclusion are mayor important topics.