THE digital doors have been opened on Père Noël's electronic office in La Poste to process the more than one million letters he is set to receive.
Marking its 50th anniversary, the secretarial team in Père Noël's office based in the Gironde number around 60 and will be looking to process 1.4 million letters, quite an increase on the 5,000 letters received in 1962.
Père Noël has had an online presence since 1996, and website visitors can complete a short form by entering postal details and send a message to the big man, in return children receive a card in the post.
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