The U.K. launches its first tourism-sector deal for increasing visitors per year

Travel And Tour World | July 05, 2019

The U.K. launches its first tourism-sector deal for increasing visitors per year
The U.K. launched its first tourism-sector deal, for preparing the country for an anticipated increase of 9 million visitors per year. The deal will include a commitment to build 130,000 hotel rooms by 2025, 75% of which will be built outside London.There also will be a new tourism data hub, which will collect updated data reflecting the latest trends and spends, for allowing businesses to target overseas visitors in a better way.Also, more than $315 million is being earmarked to improve broadband connectivity in conferences centers across the U.K. for business visitors.

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Achieving the right level of spend on your business travel can be a tricky balancing act, like an equation. Spend too much and you’ll make a large dent in your PnL; spend too little and you’ll limit your company’s overall growth in terms of sourcing new opportunities, closing deals and building the right contacts overseas.