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Paris Tourism Reeling After Attacks

  • NPR, Tuesday, November 24, 2015 8 AM

France is the most-visited country in the world, with more than 80 million foreign visitors annually, but those numbers are down sharply as tourists are canceling trips since the Nov. 13 Paris attacks. Big conventions have been postponed, too, as have music acts, including U2. Museums and spots like the Eiffel Tower are under heavy guard, and shopping at large stores means getting to re-visit the airport security experience. Two big Paris chains say they've suffered a 30% to 50% drop in sales.

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