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Shangri-La hotel in Paris awarded palace status

Less than four years after its opening, Shangri-La Hotel, Paris has been granted an official ‘Palace Distinction’.

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The Peninsula Paris to open August 1

After several months of renovation and construction, the Peninsula Paris will open on August 1.

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Longchamp heads to Paris’ Champs-Elysees

The French designer firm Longchamp is opening its biggest European store on Paris’ high-end shopping street, the Champs-Elysees.

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Hotel Le Lutetia in Paris closes for renovation

Paris’s landmark art déco hotel, Le Lutetia, closed on Monday for renovations that will take three years and cost nearly 100 million euros.

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Top 10 travel destinations of 2014

Istanbul has emerged as the top destination in a ranking that serves as a barometer of the most popular travel hotspots trending around the world.

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World’s most expensive city is …

Singapore has jumped to the top of the Economist Intelligence Unit’s (EIU) ranking of the world’s most expensive cities.

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