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01 December 2022

London's West End shines bright with magical Christmas window displays

  • Visit London picks the top 10 festive window displays everyone must visit this winter season
  • Leading brands such as Selfridges London. and Harvey Nichols return with magical Christmas store fronts
  • Window decorations add to West End’s majestic Christmas lights

10 November 2022

London at centre of thriving global immersive tech industry

  • New research shows UK capital is top European hub for immersive tech funding  
  • Global investment into immersive tech set to reach record levels in 2022 
  • Metaverse, AR and VR technologies powering immersive tech growth  

02 November 2022

50 of the fastest growing UK tech firms announced to join the 2022 Silicon Valley Comes to the UK Scale Up Club

  • 46% of the high-growth scale ups selected are led or founded by female entrepreneurs  
  • This year’s companies were chosen from across the UK, and 42% of the cohort were founded outside of the capital  
  • Cohort of scale-ups provide major boost to UK economy, employing around 1,500 full-time employees  

19 October 2022

New research shows Brits are falling in love with London as a holiday destination again

  • UK travellers feel increasingly comfortable booking a London city-break following the pandemic  
  • Two thirds of Brits are proud of their capital city, according to new poll 
  • Brits care about green travel but need better signposting from the tourism industry  
  • London & Partners, the destination agency for London, launches new Tourism Vision to reshape city’s tourism industry by 2030 

18 October 2022

The Mayor of London welcomes international brands to London to help reinvent the West End

  • Sadiq Khan met with global retail investors as the city bids to reinvent London’s West End following the pandemic
  • 16 leading international retail brands are taking part in a three-day trade mission to explore expansion opportunities in London 
  • Latest data reveals London’s West End continues to show strong signs of recovery, with year-to-date sales in the district increasing by 109% in comparison to 2021

06 October 2022

London’s MICE industry continues to innovate with new openings in 2022

  • London scales its capacity for meetings, events and accommodation with large volume of new hotels and venues  
  • New sustainable options at centre of London’s MICE offering  
  • Opening of exceptional new railway and additional flight routes further improves city’s connectivity  

23 September 2022

It’s the season to fall in love with London

  • Cosy food and drink experiences pack London’s Autumn programme
  • The breadth of art and culture offerings guarantees a blend of indoor and outdoor experiences
  • Enjoy Halloween festivities, followed by uniquely British Bonfire Night celebration   

22 August 2022

London solidifies its spot as a top global destination for North American travellers in 2022

  • Strong flight bookings and hotel occupancy rates demonstrates London as an “it” destination with a number of major events and happenings underway through the remainder of the year
  • New hotel openings and US-UK flight routes ensure the city is primed for US visitors this fall and winter
  • Top events include NFL London, Frieze London, the London Marathon and holiday favourites Christmas at the Kew and Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park

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