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Fewer UK Residents Traveling Abroad

Category: Tourism, Posted:10 Aug 2010 | 06:00 am

A marked decrease in overseas travel by residents of the UK has shown steep declines in the past few fears. According to a report published by the United Kingdom's Office for National Statistics year on year figures in 2009 versus 2008 dropped by 15% to 58.6 million.
On a macro basis the drop was the largest in three decades dating back to the 1970's. Most experts point to the devaluation of the GBP pound and a prolonged recession as having the strongest impact.
The study also points out that spending for those traveling aboard has also been hit with more travelers becoming cost conscious.

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