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Montevideo, September 19th 2018 - 05:26 UTC

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  • Wednesday, October 11th 2017 - 14:53 UTC

    UK tourism industry booming: 40 million overseas visitors during 2017

    Minister John Glen said record figures for overseas and domestic holidaymakers were “testament to our world-class attractions and innovation of our industry.”

    Tourism is booming in the UK with nearly 40 million overseas people expected to have visited the country during 2017 - a record figure. Tourist promotion agency VisitBritain forecasts overseas trips to the UK will increase 6% to 39.7 million with spending up 14% to £25.7bn this year. Britons are also holidaying at home in record numbers.