England

Tourist visits to the UK hit an all-time high

Tourist visits to the UK hit an all-time high

By Helen Gilbert

The number of people visiting Britain in the first three months of the year has hit a record high, latest figures from the Office of National Statistics have revealed. 

Visits to the UK in January were at record levels

January 2016 breaks UK's international visits record

By Emma Eversham

The number of international visitors arriving in the UK in January rose 6 per cent on the previous year, breaking a record for the month and marking an 'encouraging start to the year' according to marketing agency VisitBritain. 

More international tourists headed to the English regions than ever befor last year. Photo: VisitEngland

English regions see spike in international tourist numbers

By Helen Gilbert

The number of international tourists flocking to English regions has hit a record level with some areas experiencing double digit growth in visitor numbers, latest figures compiled for VisitBritain have revealed.

Flood-hit York hotels urge PM to holiday in Northern England

Flood-hit York hotels urge PM to holiday in Northern England

By Emma Eversham

The chief executive of managed hotel chain Best Western Great Britain is calling on David Cameron and George Osborne to holiday in the North of England this year to help boost trade at hospitality businesses affected by the recent floods.