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Iconic Vienna hotel turns to drive-in cake as pandemic bites

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The coronavirus pandemic may have forced many of Vienna's luxury hotels to close indefinitely as global travel restrictions keep away the many millions of tourists who usually visit the Austrian capital every year. But the city's iconic Hotel Sacher is determined not to let fans of its world-famous chocolate cake, the Sachertorte, go hungry.

Added on the 28/11/2020 04:00:05 - Copyright : AFP EN

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