According to figures from the ONS, a record-breaking 37 million foreign visitors came to the UK during 2016, up 4% on the previous year, with an 8% increase in visitor numbers during the final quarter.

London attracted 19.1 overnight visits from both tourists and business travellers, while overseas residents spent 2% more than in 2015, totalling £22.5b, £3.4b from US visitors alone.

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