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22 July 2022

10-Years On: London's Olympic Park is leading hub for technology and innovation

  • A total of 40,000 jobs are set to be located at Queen Elizabeth Park by 2025 and a further 125,000 additional jobs estimated to be created by 2030 in the surrounding boroughs
  • According to independent research from Oxford Economics Here East has created over 10,300 employment opportunities, sustaining £317million in wages and contributing £700million in GVA towards GDP in 2021 alone
  • From an environmental perspective, the legacy programme has achieved 25% reduction in corporate energy consumption since 2015 – targeting net zero for 2030.

12 July 2022

Why London is the hottest travel destination this summer

  • Big name music festivals and sporting events return to city’s summer programme
  • Go alfresco in London’s best rooftop bars, restaurants and outdoor cinemas
  • Host of new theatre shows, art trails and cultural festivals light up London’s summer season

04 July 2022

Let’s Do London domestic tourism campaign encourages visitors back to the capital

  • The latest chapter of the Let’s Do London tourism campaign encourages people across the UK to return to the capital
  • Mayor encourages visitors to make the most of the chance to experience the capital’s cultural gems and unique attractions as data shows footfall in the West End is still nearly a quarter lower than before the pandemic
  • Renewed campaign push will particularly encourage those in the East, West Midlands, Scotland, North West, East Midlands and South Yorkshire to visit the capital through TV, radio and social media

15 June 2022

London Tech Week and VivaTech join forces in support of trade mission to promote European tech links

  • Cross-channel initiative helps UK and French start-ups explore new growth opportunities across both regions
  • Companies given access to investors and corporates while travelling between conferences on Eurostar

14 June 2022

London retains its crown as a world leading startup hub

  • UK capital ranks as Europe’s top destination to grow a startup business, second only to Silicon Valley globally 
  • London scores highly for access to funding, talent and connectedness
  • London tech firms on course for record VC investment in 2022 – UK capital tops the charts for global fintech funding

23 May 2022

London’s Royal Welcome: Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations spark special year for London

Photo credit: Matt Alexander, Press Association

It is set to be a year unlike any other as London starts a year of celebration with the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. London is at the heart of this year’s Platinum Jubilee Celebrations, with official events like the Trooping the Colour (2nd June), Platinum Party at the Palace (4th June) and the Platinum Jubilee Pageant (5th June) bringing tourists and locals together for an unforgettable Royal party.   

10 May 2022

London looks to strengthen tech trade and investment links with US

  • Latest investment data shows London is top destination for US companies growing internationally – with US tech firms announcing London expansion plans
  • New research proves Bay Area and London are two of the world’s leading hubs for tech VC investment, start-ups and scale-ups
  • Mayor of London leads female founder trade mission to Bay Area to explore export opportunities for London companies and build tech partnerships with Silicon Valley

09 May 2022

London entices U.S. visitors with the launch of the city's largest ever international tourism campaign

Image credits: Jason Decrow/AP Images for London & Partners

LONDON CALLING! THE ROYAL CELEBRATIONS ARE PLANNED, THE FLOWERS ARE IN BLOOM AND THE CITY IS BUZZING WITH A RENEWED ENERGY; NOW IS THE TIME TO VISIT LONDON

  • “Let’s Do London” campaign welcomes back U.S. travelers with the top ten reasons to visit this summer
  • New Yorkers treated to a taste of London with Times Square takeover involving iconic Coldstream Guards and performance from the cast of British musical SIX
  • $12.5m campaign aims to bring international visitors back to London following pandemic

29 April 2022

London’s iconic West End presents untapped opportunities for Asian investors and brands in the retail sector to thrive and grow

  • Figures indicate that London is the most attractive city for international retail trade companies to expand to
  • Brands from the US and Europe are leading the way for expansion into the UK’s capital city, with data demonstrating significant untapped potential for the Asia region in London
  • Turnover in the West End is expected to reach £11.4 billion in 2025, surpassing pre-pandemic levels, indicating strong returns for Asian retailers looking to scale overseas

11 March 2022

Unsung heroes of travel industry celebrated at London Tourism Awards 2022

Last night’s event at London’s Guildhall honoured tourism pros and businesses who are flourishing through London’s tourism recovery