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Cathay Pacific partners with Pure Yoga to bring yoga to the sky

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Jet Airways announces special fares for Republic Day

Mumbai, Jan 22 (NITN): Aviation major Jet Airways on Monday announced a week-long celebratory fare sale in connection with the festivities around India’s forthcoming 69th Republic D ...

While researching online for this minimalistically chic hotel of Paris, I learnt that Hotel Meridien Etoile (Le Méridien Etoile) was opened way back in 1972 in a collaboration with Air France so that the French capital could accommodate rising number of tourists pouring into the city from all over the world. 


On a spring Paris evening this year after exploring the city of love and romance for hours on foot, I had crashed in the "Heavenly" bed of a Junior Suite in this beautiful hotel in the French capital's first arrondissement, when my photographer friend accompanying me drew open the curtains of the tall windows.