1994 - 2000Philippe FRANCOIS created the François-Tourisme-Consultants (FTC) company following numerous positions in operational management for the hospitality and tourism industries.
In 1996, at the World Congress of hotel schools in Nairobi, he began to be fully involved in the protection of the environment within the tourism and hospitality industry.
2000 – 2007
FTC became one of the leading European specialists in consultancy, education and training in the tourism and hospitality industries.
In 2007, FTC offered an innovation to industry professionals: the Fair-trade and Forum ECORISMO, a B to B event that brings together the best suppliers in sustainable development solutions for tourism and a vast program of original conferences: Ecorismo.
From 2008 onwards
The company expands and develops especially sustainable development solutions for businesses and tourist areas in France and abroad.
In 2008, François-Tourisme-Conseultants created subsidiary FTC Training & Auditing for all its missions training and auditing.
A new FTC agency opens in 2011 in Spain and the team's expertise is extended to the restaurant industry.
Today, the team has 20 permanent employees including 17 consultants.