London is favourite travel destination for Americans

tower bridge during olympics 2012
tower bridge during olympics 2012

Yes, you heard it right, as per the survey done by hotels.com. The second pole position was taken by Paris and then Toronto, which to many is a surprise. Americans love visiting London for many reasons and most importantly they started liking historic places and unique culture of London. Mostly visitors to London from America come from New York and California. New York brings the highest number of visitors to London. there are more than 20 flights are day from New York to London. London serves as a perfect destination for family trips. noticeable the Buckingham palace tours, the Stonehenge tours are the top most visited places by the American tourist when they visit London. The international cuisine, the music scene, live shows, theatre, sports, historic sites, all make London a gem for all holiday types. As per visit Britain statistics more than 55% tourist from Americans visit museums and nearly 50% visit castles and religious buildings. These figures clear show the inclination and importance of the cultural and heritage sites for boost in tourism.

A noticeable survey done by Visit Britain highlighted that 46% of the holiday visits are done with a spouse or partner, surprisingly 20% are being made without a companion, while 7% are with the group tour. Also 73% of the study visitors are travelling on their own with rest remainder typically travelling with adult friends. Also it will noticeable to say that Americans are used to live in bigger rooms as generally available in the Britain hotels and guest houses. American tourists tend to stay in bigger hotel rooms and they will spend extra and stay in a grand/heritage accommodation which helps them to get a real feel of the culture and traditions of the British.

Akhil Gupta

Avid traveller, travel blogger, love exploring new cultures, food, people and adventures.

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