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The main gate of Lalit Laxmi Vilas Palace Hotel in Udaipur. Special CBI court has named Shourie as an accused in a corruption case of disinvestment in Laxmi Vilas Palace hotel.

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COVID-19 patient Renu Arora interacts with her family members via a robot as she celebrates her birthday with health workers inside a COVID-19 dedicated ward, at Yatharta Hospital in Greater Noida. The robot is capable of facilitating communication between COVID-19 patients and their family members besides symptom and thermal checking.

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Mumbai Indians team room at St Regis hotel in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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Mumbai Indians team room at St Regis hotel in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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Guests arrive at Ashok Hotel after it reopened, in New Delhi.

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Hotel staff carry out sanitation work at Bukhara restaurant of ITC Maurya Hotel, in New Delhi.

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A view the hotel where Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot accompanied by Congress MLAs attended a prayer meeting under their "Save Democracy, Save Constitution" protest, in Jaipur.

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A team of Special Operations Group (SOG) of Rajasthan Police arrives at ITC Grand Bharat hotel where Congress MLAs are staying, at Manesar in Gurugram.

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A team of Special Operations Group (SOG) of Rajasthan Police arrives at ITC Grand Bharat hotel where Congress MLAs are staying, at Manesar in Gurugram.

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View of ITC Grand Bharat hotel, where congress MLAs from Rajasthan and supporters of rebel party leader Sachin Pilot have been housed, at Manesar in Gurugram.

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Workers prepare food packets for doctors, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown at Park hotel, in New Delhi.

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In this file photo is seen Taj Mansingh hotel, in New Delhi. Delhi government authorities issued an order asking luxury Taj Mansingh Hotel to have its rooms and premises be placed at the disposal of Sir Ganga Ram Hospital (SGRH) for using it as an attached COVID-19 facility.

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal (R) along Dy CM Manish Sisodia and officials takes stock of preparedness at the Surya Hotel which has been attached to the Holy Family Hospital, a dedicated COVID-19 facility, in New Delhi.

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal leaves after inspecting the Surya Hotel which has been attached to Holy Family Hospital, a dedicated COVID-19 facility, in New Delhi.

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A view of the Surya Hotel which has been attached to Holy Family Hospital, a dedicated COVID-19 facility, in New Delhi.

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal (C) leaves after inspecting the Surya Hotel which has been attached to Holy Family Hospital, a dedicated COVID-19 facility, in New Delhi.

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal (2nd R) and Dy CM Manish Sisodia (ext. L) leave after inspecting the Surya Hotel which has been attached to Holy Family Hospital, a dedicated COVID-19 facility, in New Delhi.

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A worker wearing protective suit disinfects one of the rooms used as an isolation ward for COVID patients at Peerless Inn hotel, after it re-opened the rest of the hotel for the public, during the fifth phase of nationwide lockdown, in Kolkata.

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Preparation work underway at Royal Hotel in Hazratganj ahead of its re-opening for customers, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Lucknow.

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Hotels at Mahipalpur, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in New Delhi. Delhi government has said hotels will remain closed as they may be required to be converted into qurantine centres.

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A worker sanitizes a room at Hotel Maurya ahead of its reopening, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Patna.

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A worker cleans a room of a vacant hotel in the wake of coronavirus pandemic at Sudder Street in Kolkata.

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An official uses a thermal screening device on visitors as a preventive measure against coronavirus, at Taj Mahal Palace hotel in Mumbai.

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A view of the Trident Hotel, one of the targets in the 26/11 terror attacks, on the 11th anniversary of the gruesome incident, in Mumbai.

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Security outside J W Marriott where Congress MLAs have been shifted, in Andheri, Mumbai.

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Security outside Lalit Hotel where Shiv Sena and NCP MLAs have been recently shifted, in Andheri, Mumbai.

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The hotel where Shiv Sena MLAs have been shifted amid the ongoing uncertainty over government formation and fear of switching sides, in Mumbai. Shiv Sena MLAs on Thursday passed a resolution, authorising party chief Uddhav Thackeray to take a "final decision" on government formation in Maharashtra.

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In this aerial photo released by Xinhua News Agency, shows the Intercontinental Shanghai Wonderland Hotel in Songjiang district of Shanghai, east China. The 18-story hotel has been built into the side of a huge hole in the ground left by a former pit mine with sixteen of its floors below ground level.

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The 105-story pyramid-shaped Ryugyong Hotel is illuminated as the night falls in Pyongyang, North Korea. Construction of the capital city's most conspicuous landmark, began in 1987 but the work has not been completed and it has never hosted any guests.

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39 Nepali girls rescued from a hotel in Paharganj by a joint team of the Delhi Commission For Women (DCW) and the city police, in New Delhi.

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Flames rise from the building of Hotel Virat International after a major fire broke out, in Lucknow.

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Fire personnel near Hotel Virat International where a fire broke out, in Lucknow.

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Charred remains of Hotel Virat International which caught fire, in Lucknow.

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A child receives treatment at Lala Lajpat Rai, a state-run hospital where five elderly patients died due to alledged AC plant failure, in Kanpur.

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The fate of the hotel on Delhi’s Man Singh Road had been uncertain for seven years

Photograph by Tribhuvan Tiwari

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik shakes hands with Ratan Tata during MoU signing ceremony between Odhisa state government and TATA Trust to setup Tata memorial hospital at secretariat, in Bhubaneswar.

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Protesters project a sign on the Trump International Hotel in Washington to protest President Donald Trump.

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Protesters project a sign on the Trump International Hotel in Washington to protest President Donald Trump.

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The Loews Regency Hotel is seen in New York. Federal agents raided the office of U.S. President Donald Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen, seizing records on topics including a $130,000 payment made to porn actress Stormy Daniels. Besides Cohen's office, agents also searched a hotel room at the Loews Regency where he's been staying while his home is under renovation.

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Burn damage can be seen on the exterior of the Intercontinental Hotel after a deadly attack in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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A local rests in the hospital after being injured by shelling allegedly caused from the Pakistan side at the India-Pakistan international border at Pindi Camp in Arnia Sector about 40km from Jammu.

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Britain's Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge receives two teddy bears from patient Eva as she arrives to visit Great Ormond Street Hospital to officially open the Mittal Children's Medical Centre, home to the new Premier Inn Clinical Building in London.

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Family members of a fire in Marol area at the Cooper Hospital in Mumbai.

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Shabnam Guest House, one of Dawood Ibrahim's properties which were up for auction under Smugglers and Foreign Exchange Manipulators (SAFEMA) Forfeiture of Properties Act at the IMC Chamber in Mumbai.

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Vietnamese policemen stand guard at the Hyatt Regency Resort Da Nang in Danang, Vietnam, where U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to stay as he attends the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit in Danang.

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A firefighter walks at a burnt building following a fire at the Kandawgyi Palace Hotel in Yangon, Myanmar. A fire has nearly destroyed the luxury teakwood hotel popular with foreigners in Myanmar's biggest city of Yangon.

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A fire burns at a Hilton hotel in Santa Rosa, California. Wildfires whipped by powerful winds swept through Northern California sending residents on a headlong flight to safety through smoke and flames as homes burned.

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An investigator works in the room at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino where a gunman opened fire from on a music festival in Las Vegas. The gunman killed dozens and injuring hundreds at the festival.

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The Mandalay Bay resort and casino, right, overlooks an outdoor festival grounds across the street, left, in Las Vegas. Authorities said Stephen Craig Paddock broke the windows on the casino and began firing with a cache of weapons, killing dozens and injuring hundreds at a music festival at the grounds.

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Drapes billow out of broken windows at the Mandalay Bay resort and casino, on the Las Vegas Strip following a deadly shooting at a music festival in Las Vegas. A gunman was found dead inside a hotel room.

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Relatives of the stampede victims near the mortuary of a hospital in Mumbai.

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Seriously injured Mohammad Maqbool Parrey, father of slain BSF Jawan Rameez Parrey being treated at a hospital in Srinagar. Rameez was killed by militants in an attack at his home in which three of his family members including his father were seriously injured.

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Like a cavalryman surveying a field before battle, Amruda Nair, heir to the Leela Group of hotels founded by her grandfather, the late Captain C.P. Krishnan Nair, has found her opening. She recently launched Aiana, a hotel chain operating in both India and the Middle East.

Police officials and hotel staff stand at the entrance of a hotel where Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to host a dinner for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Ahmadabad.

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New Beauty houseboat

Photograph by Javed Ahmad

French urban climber, Alain Robert, also known as "French Spiderman", scales the 120 meters (393 ft) Melia Barcelona Sky Hotel in Barcelona, Spain.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the dedication ceremony of Kiran Multi-Super Speciality Hospital & Research Center, in Surat.

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M.S. Oberoi (1898-2002)

A Banksy wall painting showing Israeli border policeman and Palestinian in a pillow fight is seen in one of the rooms of the "The Walled Off Hotel" in the West Bank city of Bethlehem. The owner of a guest house packed with the elusive artist Banksy's work has opened the doors of his West Bank establishments to media, showcasing its unique "worst view in the world." The nine-room hotel named "The Walled Off Hotel" will officially open on March 11.

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An ambulance and fire trucks are seen outside the Masquerade Tower at the Rio Hotel & Casino after reports of smoke coming from the 21st floor led to guests being evacuated, in Las Vegas. The Rio casino in Las Vegas scrambled to find alternate lodging for guests Thursday after a power outage led to the evacuation of 900 rooms just before the busy New Year’s Eve weekend, officials said.

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India’s first boutique hotel awards, an initiative by Outlook Trave­ller to pick out the best among the niche and stylish hospitality sector, was held at a Mah­abali­puram resort. An eminent jury pic­ked the win­­ners in 20 categories.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacts with members of the Indian community at his hotel, Hanoi in Vietnam.

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Afghan police block a road leading to the site of an explosion, in Kabul, Afghanistan. A strong explosion took place early Monday near a guesthouse for foreigners in Kabul, an Afghan police official said.

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Afghan police block a road leading to the site of an explosion, in Kabul, Afghanistan. A strong explosion took place early Monday near a guesthouse for foreigners in Kabul, an Afghan police official said.

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In this grab taken from video by Associate Press Television, the scene of an attack on a hotel, in Ouagadougou. Attackers struck an upscale hotel popular with Westerners in Burkina Faso's capital late Friday, fueling the recent political turmoil in the West African country. Three hours later, gunfire could still be heard as soldiers in an armored vehicle finally approached the area.

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A view of Taj Mahal hotel which was targeted during the 26/11 terror attack in 2008 in Mumbai.

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Onlookers gather near the Radisson Blu hotel after gunmen stormed the building in Bamako, Mali.

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Security personnel, attend close to the scene of an attack on a hotel in Bamako, Mali.

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Security force personnel escort people fleeing from the Radisson Blu Hotel in Bamako, Mali. The company that runs the Radisson Blu Hotel in Mali's capital says assailants have takenhostages in a brazen assault involving grenades.

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Security personnel, right, attend close to the scene of an attack on a hotel in Bamako, Mali. Men shouting "God is great" and armed with guns and throwing grenades stormed into the Radisson Blu Hotel in Mali's capital. Two people have locked in 140 guests and 30 employees in "a hostage-taking situation", the hotel's US owners said.

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Sir Richard Branson finds his favorite shoe color on Melissa Hill from the U.S. Department of Commerce, where they were attending the Virgin Hotels New York City groundbreaking at 1227 Broadway, in New York.

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Case solved The original Scotland Yard building in London which was bought by the Lulu gr oup. They plan to convert it to a luxury hotel.

Foreign guests at ‘Tree Top’, a B&B in Hauz Khas, Delhi

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Smoke billows out after a major fire at a hotel, in Pratapgarh. At least 10 people, including two women, were killed and several others injured in the fire.

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Kottarapattu Chattu Kuttan, 94, legendary usher at the iconic Galle Face Hotel, Colombo. Worked at the hotel for 72 years, served dignitaries like Gandhi, Nehru, Nixon etc.

No swimming Taj Mahal hotel in Delhi

Sanjay Rawat

Tthe Bhogwe Eco Village

Anurag Mallick, Priya Ganapathy

Inside a guest room at Dwarka Homestay

Anurag Mallick, Priya Ganapathy

The Southern Ocean Lodge

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A rooftop table at 360

Corbis (From Outlook Traveller March Issue, 2014)

The bling interior of 11:11

The beautifully lit-up hotel by night

A deluxe guestroom at the Fairmont Banff Springs

A guestroom in Chowkidinghee Heritage Bungalow

Sandipan Chatterjee

The dining room of MV Mahabaahu

The skipper’s station on the Mahabaahu.

A local boat sails down the Brahmaputra

The ship’s reception area leads to the lounge bar on one side and the dining room on the other

A cabin on the MV Mahabaahu, which has a four-star rating and is built like a very well-appointed luxury hotel.

The MV Mahabaahu glows in the sunset

A canal-view room at Hotel Pulitzer

Take in the verdant surroundings as you dine

A plush room in one of the cottages

The young proprietors of the resort

Karuna Ezara Parikh

Serene waterside cottage at the resort

The Savoy’s ballroom

Puneet K. Paliwal

A grave at the Landour Cemetery

Puneet K. Paliwal

A cenotaph

Puneet K. Paliwal

The unrestored wing of the Savoy

Puneet K. Paliwal