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Bumper year for London tourism

It has been a record year for London's tourism trade, according to figures from the Office of National Statistics which say about 17 million people visited the capital last year.

The report says tourists have also spent more than £11bn.

Danny Homan from Historic Royal Palaces; cafe manager Leonardo Figliola and Kit Malthouse, deputy mayor, business and enterprise, all give their views on the impact tourists have.

  • 08 May 2014
  • From the section London
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