Nice: Towards a new and decisive step for the future of the Negresco

The Negresco in Nice is one of the last palaces to family — 100% French- VALERY HACHE AFP

  • At the request of the prosecutor of the republic, the tribunal de commerce of Nice could decide to put an end to the administration of justice, the Negresco hotel, this Friday.
  • The employees of the establishment of the promenade des Anglais dread this decision.

New upheaval with a view to the Negresco ? This Friday,
the tribunal de commerce, Nice may decide to return the illustrious hotel from the promenade des Anglais, placed under judicial administration since 2013, in new governance. At the request of the prosecutor of the Republic of Nice.

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“There has been a very good rescue work, says Jean-Michel Priest. Now, it is necessary to put an end to the emergency solutions that were decided in 2013. And to establish a new ad hoc administration “. In the clear, install a management able to get it back to the Negresco its place in a competitive universe.

With real professionals of the tourism

In greater ability to ensure the proper management of the premises, the owner of the Negresco, Jeanne Augier, 94 years ago today, had been placed under guardianship as early as 20 march 2013. And an administrator had been appointed.

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“This is an important company of the Côte d’azur and it must be capable of projecting into the future in a dynamic way, with at its head the true professionals of the tourism “, pointed out the representative of the public prosecutor.

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Employees are concerned about losing their director

A real change envisaged is not made to reassure the employees of this institution, witness to the Belle epoque. At the end of September, during a first hearing finally returned, employees had come to protest, all dressed in the same t-shirt flocked with the inscriptions ” #jesuisnegresco “, ” I love my box “, “I love my job” and ” I defend our future “.

And all that are concerned about losing their director legal since turning the shop in a rigorous way, according to them. Especially as the estate of the owner of the palace, Jeanne Augier, has not been settled. The court will have to arbitrate.

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