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Weak pound helps to boost tourists visiting UK by 21.1%, in first quarter

Friday, July 14th 2017 - 07:54 UTC
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The weakness of sterling was behind a surge in the number of tourists visiting the UK in the first three months of 2017, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). The number of holidaymakers coming to the UK rose by 21.1%, although the number of business visitors declined. Read full article


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  • Kipper

    The question is why is this piece appearing in Mercopenguin, a British government propaganda organ supposedly devoted to America, South America and the “South Atlantic”?

    Jul 17th, 2017 - 06:05 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • HughJuanCoeurs

    @Kipper Total rubbish from you once again. If you check out the “About MercoPress” link you will see the following.

    “MercoPress is an independent news agency started in 1993 which focuses on delivering news related to the Mercosur trade and political bloc, and member countries, covering an area of influence which includes South America, the South Atlantic and insular territories.

    Based in Montevideo, Uruguay, it leverages the city's double advantage of housing the administrative headquarters for Mercosur as well as being a historic natural port of access to the South Atlantic and the vast marine and mineral resources of an area locked by Africa, South America and Antarctica.”

    Jul 17th, 2017 - 07:12 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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