London experiences 711 increase in tourist arrivals

first_imgThe Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA) declared increase in all European country and London with 7.11%.It is found that the British Museum remained the most popular attraction with National Gallery, Library of Birmingham and British Library. Also the 100th anniversary of World War I had marked an increase in the tourist footfalls at Imperial War Museum London and Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red at the Tower of London.Gordon Innes, CEO of London & Partners said, “London’s leading visitor attractions form the bedrock of the city’s status as one of the most culturally rich and historic capitals in the world. Last year London welcomed record numbers of international tourists – with four out of five citing the city’s historic and cultural assets as the main reason they come. London really knows how to put on a show and this year will be no different with another blockbuster Autumn season of exhibitions ahead including Ai Weiwei at the Royal Academy, and THE WORLD GOES POP at the Tate Modern.“last_img read more