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No Brexit blues for UK tourism

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>> More tourists could be trotting to the UK this summer and for the rest of the year. That's according to new figures from the travel sector. Industry groups say sterling's drop after the Brexit vote means Britain is looking increasingly attractive to holiday makers. Travel information firm Forward Keys says the Brexit vote had an immediate and positive impact on inbound tourism to the UK.
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Its research shows flight bookings rose 4% in the month compared to the same period last year. And with the pound still weak against the dollar and euro, foreign visitors could be feeling the urge to splurge. The UK's gain comes as France suffers from the fallout of its recent militant attacks.
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The French Tourism Minister has told local media that hotel stays in July went down 10% from 2015.