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Luxury hotels in Paris take a hit

The phone lines in all 1,600 hotels in the City of Light fell eeriely silent in the wake of the recent attacks

DEEPER IMPACT: French police gather outside the Pullman Hotel in Paris, France. While businesses bounced back within two months after the January shootings that targeted the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo and the Hyper Cacher market - this time the attacks have had a deeper impact because the targets were more generalised - a theatre and restaurants - places tourists would linger at.


THE first wave of cancelled reservations struck Le Bristol with crushing force after last weekend's terrorist attacks, across town from the five-star hotel and its elite Right Bank neighbourhood. Within 72 hours, the tally of lost bookings exceeded half a million euros (S$747,770...

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