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Strike Over French Wage Negotiations Shutters the Eiffel Tower

Dec 13
The Eiffel Tower - normally open every day of every year - is closed because of a strike over salaries and working conditions.

Facing Pollution Peak, Paris Takes Drastic Measures

Dec 6
Paris has temporarily barred half of all cars from traveling on city streets and made public transportation free for the day as it battles a peak in pollution.

Making the Most of Gay Marais

By Jill Gleeson | Nov 25
Since the 1970s the Marais has been the hub of LGBT life, with loads of great gay bars, retailers, and cafes.

Eiffel Tower to be Turned Into a Rental Apartment

May 20
Four lucky competition winners are set to be the first people in history to use the Eiffel Tower as a vacation home next month.

Canapes Under the Canopy? Paris Gentrifies Rusty Mall

By Thomas Adamson | Apr 19
Swapping burgers for lobster souffle and rusty welding for a state-of-the-art canopy roof, Paris' mayor this month unveiled a $1 billion revamp of the city's dilapidated main shopping and transport complex, Les Halles.

First Look: Paris Unveils $1B Revamp of Metro Complex

Apr 6
Amid great fanfare, Paris' Mayor Anne Hidalgo has unveiled the long-awaited $1 billion revamp of the city's dilapidated main shopping and metro complex, often the first port of call for tourists visiting the City of Light.

Delta Expands Pittsburgh to Paris Service

Jan 12
Delta Air Lines is expanding its service from Pittsburgh International Airport to Paris this travel season.

Post-Attack Paris Tourism

By Beth J. Harpaz | Dec 22
Paris tourism took a hit in the weeks following the Nov. 13 terror attacks but airfare prices are holding relatively steady, and some reports suggest the downturn could level off in the new year barring further incidents.

Nose for Style: Paris Launches Major Perfume Museum

By Thomas Adamson | Sep 14
Aside from the history, a new major museum - now among several other smaller museums in Paris dedicated to scents - demonstrates both perfume's increased popularity and its status as the financial backbone of today's globalized luxury industry.

France Ups Ante For Food Tourism With New Michelin Guide

By Lori Hinnant | Feb 4
France - the center of world gastronomy - wants to make its reputation for rude waiters a thing of the past.

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