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You know you’ve got problems when even the locals won’t visit

The Eden Project, Cornwall. Tumbleweeds not shown.

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Government research in the UK has uncovered just how few Brits visit attractions in their own country. The YouGov survey presented a list of the country’s top 10 attractions and asked respondents how many they’d visited. Sixteen percent said that they hadn’t visited any of them. One of the poorest performing attractions was The Eden […]

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UK tourist board advice to local hotels and tour operators: Don’t smile at the French

Don't mention the war

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Invoking the spirit of Basil Fawlty, VisitBritain has created online country profiles, offering ‘dos and don’ts’ for the UK tourism industry. The profiles came under immediate criticism for containing too many stereotypes and generalisations, some of which could be considered offensive. Some of the clangers uncovered by The Daily Mail included: 1. Understand that Indians […]

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