A record 31.5 million people visited London in 2015, a roughly 4.7 percent increase from a year ago, according to London & Partners, the official promotional company for London. It marked the first time the number of visitors to London eclipsed the 30 million mark.
More than 5.2 million people visited London between July and September 2015, a 5.9 percent increase over the same period in 2014, according to data from the Office for National Statistics International Passenger Survey (IPS). According to London & Partners, London has seen a 22.5 percent increase in the number of international trips to the city between 2009…
Boris Johnson: ‘These numbers prove that our great capital is without a doubt the best place on earth to visit.’
When considering where to go on a vacation with children, Las Vegas may not be on the top of your list. However, this city boasts an extensive array kid-friendly, world-class activity, entertainment, and dining options as well as extraordinary hotels and resorts with accommodation options that will keep kids separate from the casino atmosphere.
London is a truly world-class city with something for everyone from fashion to art to history, and a visitor’s time in London is all but guaranteed to be too short.
London’s culture and sense of being is built on history. There is nary a corner of the city that doesn’t hold a great story and serve as the backdrop of some great event that helped shaped not only London and England, but the world at large, for in many ways the history of London — and frankly, that of England — is the story of the world.
Four London attractions and one in Bath were named among the top five in Trip Advisor’s 2014 Travellers’ Choice awards in the United Kingdom.
Bath has a rich and colorful history. An absolutely charming city, Bath is located roughly 100 miles west of London, making it the perfect destination for a day trip. A tourist destination since the city’s founding during Roman times, Bath today is home to roughly 80,000 residents and sees more than 4.4 million visitors per year.
Forbes’ “The World’s Most Influential Cities 2014” ranks London top over competitors such as New York and Paris on criteria such as amount of foreign direct investment attracted, concentration of corporate headquarters and ease of travel to other global cities.
England is one of the great destinations for travelers. The country is home to some of the greatest tourist attractions, including stunning churches, prehistoric monuments and iconic structures instantly recognizable worldwide.