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London hotel demand up as Olympic effect endures

The positive impression that London gained as a result of last years successful Olympic and Paralympic games is still enduring, with the capital city’s hotels reporting increased demand., a hotel booking service with online and telephone operations, has reported […]

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Olympics partly to blame for Virgin Atlantic’s deepening losses

Virgin Atlantic, a UK-based airline, has partly blamed the 2012 London Olympic Games for its latest reported losses. Sir Richard Branson's company has reported a loss of £93 million

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Sports tourism a major boost to Britain’s economy

Sports tourism has emerged as a major contributor to Britain's economy after it was revealed that 900,000 football fans visited the UK last year. According to figures released by

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Warm British Welcome Likely to Increase Tourism in UK

Marketing Great Britain as a premier tourist destination for the world traveller will be all the easier for the warm welcome that the nation extends to its incoming


London Hotel Prices May Decrease After 2012 Olympics

In the aftermath of the 2012 Olympic Games, hotel prices in London are on a downward slide, according to Trivago, a hotel price comparison website. Average room rates for


London Heathrow Airport Reports July 2012 Traffic Decrease

London Heathrow Airport has reported a fall in its July 2012 passenger traffic, despite the 2012 Olympic Games opening during the month. The airport has reported that the fall

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Brits delay holidays until after Olympics

A survey has revealed that many British holidaymakers managed to hold off booking a holiday until the London 2012 Olympic Games closing ceremony.

The study, conducted

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London Hotels Prices Almost Double During 2012 Olympics

London hotels have reported an increase in room rates of around 87 percent during the 2012 Olympic games, for the period between July 27 and August 5. STR Global,

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A30 Egham Bypass Games Lanes to Remain Open Until Paralympic Games

The London Olympic Games Organising Committee (LOCOG), the agency that is responsible for all Olympic preparations in London, has reported that the Games Lanes on the A30 Egham


Virgin Holidays Offers Discounts to UK Emergency Services and Ministry of Defence Employees

Virgin Holidays, a UK-based holiday company and part of the Virgin Group, is offering discounts to UK Emergency Services and Ministry of Defence employees as a thank you