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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 

09 March 2022

London helps drive global demand for digital shopping

  • 2021 was a record year for investment into London digital shopping companies – with UK capital ranking fourth globally
  • UK consumers show biggest appetite for online shopping – according to separate research from Klarna
  • Global venture capital investment into digital shopping doubles following pandemic

07 February 2022

Explore the best of London with the kids this half term

February half term is almost upon us, which means only one thing… it’s time for parents to start planning fun activities to keep the kids entertained! But have no fear - Visit London has compiled a list of the top things to do in the capital this half term, so you don’t have to.

07 February 2022

A look at London’s best love spots for Valentine’s Day

Romance is in the air and if you want to make your loved one feel super special this Valentine’s Day, then look no further! Visit London has pulled together a list of the most romantic places in the capital to celebrate the day of love.