A global city needs a global advantage

Evening Standard 16/11/21 As Chairman of AIR and CEO of the New West End Company, Jace Tyrrell knows what makes a world capital tick, and here he argues for a simpler visa process for the millions of overseas visitors to London. As Christmas shopping kicks into gear across the capital, retailers and leisure operators alike will be hoping for a … Read More

How the UK became the sick man of European tourism

CNN 13/11/21 A spokesperson for the UK’s Association of International Retail told CNN that the axing of the scheme is predicted to lead to a drop of 38% in retail sales to non-EU visitors, compared to 2019 — a loss of £1.2 billion ($1.6 billion) to the economy. But that’s not all. “There are also likely to be indirect losses as high-spending … Read More