British retail sales growth slowed in July despite the London Olympics, as a sunny spell towards the end of the month failed to make up for weeks of rain which put consumers off shopping, according to the British Retail Consortium.
Andy Murray has won the biggest title of his career, beating Roger Federer in the Olympic men’s singles final at Wimbledon.
As Jamaica prepares to celebrate its 50th anniversary of independence, the most famous athlete in the world will take centre stage this evening in the 100 metre final in London 2012 to confirm whether or not he is still the fastest man in the world.
Watched by 27 million Brits, Friday’s Olympics opening ceremony was hailed a triumph across the country, but will Danny Boyle’s spectacular show resonate with oversees viewers and tempt them to visit Britain? A new poll by TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site, reveals that 56% of respondents believe the opening ceremony itself will have a positive impact on UK tourism.
Jessica Ennis and Mo Farah have claimed gold medals on ‘Super Saturday’ in the 80,000 capacity Olympic Stadium as fans cheered on in elation. Britain is now in third place in the medals table with 29 medals in total.
Andy Murray has beaten Novak Djokovic to reach the Olympic tennis final on Sunday where he will play Roger Federer for the gold medal.
Leading tourism technology provider, New Mind has developed a series of new websites for Tourism South East (TSE) in time for the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Thousands of international visitors including Olympic competitors, volunteers and spectators have been descending upon Stratford’s newest shopping centre, Westfield.
Britain’s promised influx of visitors this July and August is not expected to have the bumper effect on UK accommodation businesses that many owners were hoping for, according to results from the latest TripAdvisor Industry Index.
Olympic Games organisers are investigating empty seats which have been blighting some of the Olympic venues in London. Troops have been drafted in to fill some of the spaces, according to reports.
As London becomes Europe’s largest free Wi-Fi hub in time for the London 2012 Games, VisitBritain has launched the latest edition of its Mx Great Britain app, a mobile guide to the UK which allows visitors to research and book their holidays.
United Airlines is launching its 2012 Team USA television advertising, highlighting the airline’s role as the official airline of Team USA and marking the start of the London 2012 Olympic Games.