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21 June 2024

Taylor Swift’s record-breaking The Eras Tour to generate £300m for the capital’s economy – as London confirms status as the world-leader for music

  • London is hosting more performances of Taylor Swift's record-breaking The Eras Tour than any other city in the world, with nearly 700,000 people attending
  • Tourists attending the London gigs are set to boost the capital’s economy by £300m
  • New poll shows more people would consider travelling to London for a music event than other international or UK cities
  • Capital celebrates Taylor’s first performance at Wembley Stadium on Friday night with murals, a special Tube map, a Taylor trail and a wide series of events across London’s fantastic venues

06 June 2024

London most supportive hub for developing AI according to international business leaders

New survey shows:

  • Over three-quarters (77%) say London more supportive than other leading AI hubs for the development of AI technologies
  • 85% very confident in capital’s ability to attract & retain talent in next 12 months
  • Nearly half (45%) cited supportive government incentives & policies tailored for AI development as London’s key advantage
  • Data privacy & security (51%) and infrastructure & scalability (45%) top of mind when choosing location of business

25 April 2024

Barbara Jamison-Woods makes history as first president from London to lead City Destinations Alliance

  • Jamison-Woods becomes the first president elected from London  
  • President aims to strengthen Europe’s visitor experience in her three-year term 
  • Europe set to play host to major events including Paris 2024 and World Summit AI