View Full Version : Britain 'could do more' to discourage tourism

12th May 2011, 12:38
‘If you’re on a tight budget, there’s no getting away from it – Britain ain’t cheap. Public transport, admission fees, restaurants and hotel rooms all tend to be expensive compared with their equivalents in many other European countries.

It's all true, especially the public transport bit.

You can't beat the mash - telling it like is (http://www.thedailymash.co.uk/news/business/britain-'could-do-more'-to-discourage-tourism-201105123806/)

TOURIST attractions in the UK must redouble their efforts to stop the place being overrun by foreigners, officials have warned.

Tourism chiefs have commissioned a £10m campaign based around the slogan 'You'll wish you were dead'

From the BBC (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-13361875)

Lonely Planet labels Skegness 'a tacky spectacle'

Britain 'overpriced' for tourists, says new guide

Basically the lonely planet is saying, stay away from England and come to Scotland

Out-gunning the others: Edinburgh is described as "one of the world's most fascinating cities"

Manchester was ‘truly special Mmmm special good special dodgy, help me out here?


12th May 2011, 13:27
Well let's just hope the pound falls even more so that it becomes cheaper for our American friends.

'Course if tourists find it expensive, just try living here.