Record year to UK tourism

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2015 was a record year for the UK's tourism in­dus­try, as the coun­try wel­comed a to­tal of 35.8 mil­lion in­ter­na­tional trav­ellers. The fig­ure rep­re­sents a 4% in­crease com­pared to 2014 and marks the sixth con­sec­u­tive year of growth. Over the last five years, vis­i­tor ar­rivals to the UK have now in­creased 20%. The coun­try gen­er­ated in­ter­na­tional tourism rev­enues of GBP21.8 bil­lion (US$30.7m) last year, which was in line with 2014’s record break­ing fig­ure. The US, which in­creased 8% in 2015, re­mains the UK's most valu­able tourism source mar­ket.

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