Brexit benefit: Lower pound boosts tourism to Britain

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Brexit benefit: Lower pound boosts tourism to Britain

Visitors enjoy the view from a pod on the London Eye overlooking Big Ben’s clock tower and the Houses of Parliament in London. Many British businesses are trying to gauge the impact of the country’s looming Brexit departure from the European Union, but the tourism industry is enjoying a “Brexit bounce” according to official figures released Friday Nov. 17, 2017, revealing a 5 percent increase on a year earlier.

Brexit benefit: Lower pound boosts tourism to Britain

Visitors enjoy the view from a pod on the London Eye overlooking Big Ben’s clock tower and the Houses of Parliament in London. Many British businesses are trying to gauge the impact of the country’s looming Brexit departure from the European Union, but the tourism industry is enjoying a “Brexit bounce” according to official figures released Friday Nov. 17, 2017, revealing a 5 percent increase on a year earlier.