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It’s official: Olympics did not bankrupt London tourism

One of the perks of being able to attend the World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) annual Global Tourism Summit is that it gives me access to the top executives in travel and tourism.

United Kingdom’s APD: Tax from hell?

(eTN) - The increase in United Kingdom’s Air Passenger Duty on April 1 has become a major cause of contention between the UK government and the global travel and tourism industry.

VisitBritain chairman quells London Olympic myths and mysteries

eTN: I have been talking to UK tour operators, and the sentiment is that they feel that London hoteliers might be shooting themselves in the foot by overpricing and room blocking.

What the first-ever UNWTO Global Tourism Forum in Andorra achieved

Never in the history of the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and, perhaps, in the history of the global travel and tourism industry, has there ever been an event where both public and private tra

UK tourism: over-priced, over-rated and at risk

Chairman of VisitBritain, Christopher Rodrigues, has warned Britain's tourism industry to brace itself for more than 50,000 job losses in the industry forced by "stay away" tourists as a result of the