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UK travel industry expects bumper year

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April 27, 2017

UK travel industry expects bumper year

London – 27 April 2017 – 
The British hotel and leisure industry is set for a bumper year as a weak pound boosts demand from foreign tourists and deters Britons from travelling abroad, a survey by Barclays shows.

Nearly two-thirds of international holidaymakers surveyed by the bank said they were more interested in holidaying in the UK compared with this time last year, Reuters reported. The top driver of this was the weaker pound, cited by 31 percent, while greater spending power was cited by 30 percent.

“2017 looks set to be a strong year for the British … Read More

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