World Travel & Tourism Council throws positive spotlight on UK hospitality

Breaking Travel News | July 26, 2019

Research conducted by World Travel & Tourism Council has revealed tourism is the fastest growing sector in the UK.According to the organisation, the market accounts for 11.9 per cent of all jobs, ahead of financial services (8.9 per cent) and banking (3.4 per cent), and generates £232 billion annually.The launch of the research falls on the fiftieth anniversary of the Development in Tourism Act, which was introduced in July 1969, and saw the establishment of the British Tourist Authority and tourist boards for England, Scotland and Wales.The aim was to give responsibility to the BTA for promoting the development of tourism to and within Great Britain, and to oversee the improvement of tourist amenities and facilities in order to attract both domestic and foreign visitors.

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