Paris language-aid app

This item appears on page 69 of the February 2017 issue.

The Paris Chamber of Commerce has released the app “Yes I speak Touriste!” to help foreign visitors each find Parisian businesses where their native language is spoken. 

The free app includes an interactive map that shows locations of restaurants, shops, hotels, etc., where no translator will be needed. 

Available on iOS and Android, it offers entries in nine languages, including English, Chinese and Arabic. There is a website ( with extra information, and a printed guide is available.