Venue London: In Numbers

C&IT pulls out the figures that prove London continues to be a major player as a meetings and events destination.

London (© iStockphoto.com)
London (© iStockphoto.com)

18.8m - London is projected to welcome 18.82 million international visitors in 2015, according to the Global Destinations Cities Index

82% - Since 2009, hotel occupancy levels for London hotels have averaged 82%

£6.4bn - Amount spent on transport infrastructure in the run up to the 2012 Olympic Games

17.4m - Number of international visitors to the city in 2014, up from the previous record of 16.8 million visits in 2013

1,324 - Estimated number of London hotels, with approximately 123,000 rooms in total

12,000 - Number of hotel rooms that will be introduced into the city in 2015

4th - London's ranking in The International Congress and Convention Association's annual city rankings, based on the number of meeting attendees, with a total of 89,969 in 2014

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