Published on : Friday, September 1, 2017
Here the tourism plays an important role in the economical upliftment of the London city.
The tourism of London employs 1 in 7 of workforce of London which is strengthening London’s reputation as an open and welcoming city.
The economy of the London has nearly 11.6 percent of the Gross Domestic Product, which is generated from tourism.
The visits in London will reach by 2025 which are projected to attract 42.6 million international and domestic visits annually – 30% more than in 2016 – and a projected £22 billion.
But such the tourism growth and associated economic benefits will only be realized with a consistent vision and the different means to implement it.
London & Partners, the Mayor of London’s official tourism promotional agency has collaborated with more than 100 of the capital’s tourism businesses, including Gatwick Airport, Hilton, Merlin Entertainments, and Airbnb as well as leading industry associations such as the Association of Leading Visitor Attraction and the British Hospitality Association, to define a new vision for London’s tourism industry.
The tourism in London will drive the economic growth and stimulate the city’s cultural scene. It supports even the greater numbers of jobs. It strengthened the reputation of London as an open and welcoming city.
Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London said that he is delighted to endorse and support the new vision to enhance tourism.
London is one of the major global cities filled with the towers, spires, temples and dooms, standing on Thames River. It is referred as the greatest metropolis area dotted with the tourism destinations like Tower of London; Kew Gardens; the site comprising the Palace of Westminster, Westminster Abbey, and St Margaret’s Church; and the historic settlement of Greenwich.
In the latest vision to promote tourism in London, it is to convince more visitors to choose London by attracting more first-time visitors; drawing more visitors during off-peak seasons and directing them to locations where London has capacity; showcasing London’s cultural offer.
There the tourism department need to provide more visitors with information to help them do more and see more in London by improving the technical information to help them find rewarding food experiences and encouraging visitors to explore areas beyond central London and connect with Londoners.
Last but not the least is the infrastructure for both the cultural and business tourism. There is a need to grow London as the hub of business tourism by forming different conventions, meetings and the cultural shows, where the promotion of London will be in a way that people can be attracted.