According to new figures from VisitBritain, there were a record 3.5 million visits to the UK in June, up 7% on the same month last year with spend also up 2%. Visits from North America rose by 35% over the same month last year.
It brings the overall number of overseas visits to the UK in the first half of 2017 to a record-breaking 19.1 million, a rise of 9% over the same period in 2016.
International forward bookings from August to October are up 9%, with bookings from China up 20% and the US up 23%.
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