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Bank holiday staycations provide UK economy with £1.75bn boost

An estimated seven million Brits holidayed at home during the August bank holiday weekend, providing the UK economy with a £1.75bn boost.
 

Indian Hotels Company to introduce Vivanta brand to UK

The Indian Hotels Company (IHC) will open and operate a Vivanta-branded luxury hotel at Heathrow Airport in London.
 

Non-EU travellers driving strong growth in UK's inbound tourism

Strong growth from a mix of overseas visitor markets made 2017 a "record year" for inbound tourism in the UK.
 

Historic properties lead the way as visitors flock to English attractions

Historic properties and attractions across England experienced significant growth in visitor numbers in 2017.
 

Hard Brexit is 'doomsday outcome' for Ireland, says tourism body

The event of a "no-deal" Brexit decision could prove disastrous for tourism in Ireland, with the Republic's industry representative warning that it could cost the sector €500m (US$586m, £444m) in lost revenue over the next several years.
 

Spending on leisure boosted by "record level' of consumer confidence

Spending on leisure activities increased dramatically during the second quarter of the year, driven by "record levels of consumer confidence".
 

'Jurassic' Jeff Goldblum installation appears on London's Southbank

A giant statue of Jeff Goldblum has become an overnight sensation, after appearing in a tourism hotspot next to London's historic Tower Bridge.
 

British space tourism one small step closer as Scotland confirmed to host UK's first spaceport

The Scottish Highlands are set to become the hub for British space travel, a sector which could be worth an estimated £3.8bn (US$5bn, €4.3bn) to the UK's economy.
 

Tourism bodies welcome Brexit paper "with caution"

The UK travel industry has offered a "cautious welcome" to the government’s Brexit white paper, after the document acknowledged some of the sector's key concerns – such as worries over barriers being created for people visiting the UK from EU.
 

Good weather leads to tourism industry sizzle for Britain

The current heatwave in Britain has resulted in an economic upturn for the country’s tourism sector.

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