30 Aug '16, 4pm

Brexit boosts London to top international destination for US tourists

Brexit boosts London to top international destination for US tourists

U.S. travelers are looking favorably at London, with the British city the most popular international destination for the rest of the year. A survey of travel agents conducted by Travel Leaders Group found that London moved up from number three last year, topping the list of global locales being booked for the first time. The survey also found that terrorism had less of an impact on European travel, while Zika inspired domestic tropical bookings. Travel Leaders Group’s survey polled 1,145 U.S.-based travel agency owners, managers and frontline travel agents within its group. Agents were asked to name up to five destinations they are booking for the remainder of the year. Popularity contest Forty-five percent of respondents say that the higher value of the dollar against the pound has grown interest in the United Kingdom as a destination, with 61.9 percent of these individua...

Full article: https://www.luxurydaily.com/brexit-boosts-london-to-top-i...

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