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A growth in holiday tourism is anticipated

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The end of the year always experiences a major rush in terms of tourism. Some 650,000 people are anticipated to visit Prague in December, and from that, around 280,000 will explore the capital on Christmas and New Year's Eve.
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UK tourism industry employs around 2.9 million people

UK tourism industry employs around 2.9 million people

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The hotel industry in UK form a key part of the wider tourism and business traveller ecosystem. Foreign tourists arriving in the UK grew by 9% in volume in 2017, with almost 40 million people adding 4% in value, to close to £24.5 billion.
In this record breaking year, London remained the top destination for inbound tourist spending, at 55% of the total amount, while the rest of England brought in 32%, and Scotland saw 9%, with Wales at 2%.
The tourist industry employs around 2.9 million people, representing around 10% of employment, so should the sector encounter headwinds in the near...
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