Bumper year ahead for British tourism thanks to pound slump

Overseas visitors expected to increase in numbers and spend more, thanks to low sterling value and literary anniversaries

In 2017 Britain is expected to see the biggest rise in tourist spending in four years and a surge in visitor numbers, partly thanks to the slump in the value of the pound since the Brexit vote.

Overseas visitors are expected to spend £24.1bn next year, up 8% on 2016, according to VisitBritain, the government-backed national tourism agency.

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