Irish Ferries is expecting to carry thousands of Irish sports fans to the UK for the Olympics, with many of them travelling by coach.
London is once again in the spotlight this weekend as the Wimbledon finals and British Grand Prix has resulted in a surge in interest from sporting enthusiasts across the globe just three weeks ahead of the Olympics 2012.
The road that links London to Heathrow Airport has been closed after a crack was discovered in the road structure.
The Korea Tourism Organisation is set to unveil a four week digital Outdoor Advertising campaign ‘Buzz Korea’ on the Piccadilly Lite digital screen. The advertising will launch on Monday 16th July ahead of the Opening Ceremony of the Games and run until the Closing Ceremony on 12th August.
Ten million tourists are expected in London for the 30th Olympiad from July 27 to August 12, 2012. That’s enough to make the candidate cities that weren’t chosen green with envy. However, as the British capital pulls out the stops to welcome its many visitors, its neighbors are preparing to get even!
Eurostar has revealed details of a new partnership with the French National Paralympic Committee, which will see the high-speed rail operator proudly carry the French Paralympic team to the London 2012 Paralympic Games.
Heathrow has opened its temporary terminal to cope with the surge in passengers anticipated after the closing ceremony for the Olympics. The structure, which will have 31 check in desks and seven security lanes, is expected to handle more than 10,000 athletes and 37,000 bags.
Ahead of the London Olympics 2012, London has established itself as the hottest city in the world right now and continues to own centre stage as it ranks as the top visitor destination in the second annual Global Destination Cities Index, according to MasterCard Worldwide.
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has announced the opening of two new generation properties, Holiday Inn London Stratford City and Staybridge Suites London Stratford City, at the heart of Europe’s largest shopping centre, Westfield Stratford City.
More tickets are set to be released for the 2012 London Olympic Games while preparations are gathering pace with 50 days to go until the opening ceremony