Hampton, Matthew
March 2009
Travel Weekly (UK);3/13/2009, p10
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the prospects of the tourism industry with the advent of the 2012 Olympic Games in London, England. According to tourism chiefs it is time for the trade to get involved. Visit Britain 2012 Games strategy manager Robin Johnson said that the Olympics provides a platform like no other. Visit London marketing director Martine Aimsworth-Wells has dismissed fears that the capital would not be able to accommodate everyone. About 12,000 new rooms are expected to open recently.


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