London Pass BlogBack to Blog
London hotels 'doing well during downturn'
Published: Wednesday 29th of April 2009
Room occupancy in London is still high despite the recession, with low rates helping the success.
Figures from TRI Hospitality Consulting show that out of ten major cities in Europe, London ranked highest in terms of its occupancy for the first three months of this year.
It had an average of 76 per cent occupancy, although its room rates only ranked in fifth place.
"Price promotions and the low value of sterling are stimulating leisure tourism to London which is providing some compensation for the fall in corporate bookings," commented David Bailey, deputy managing director of TRI Hospitality Consulting.
He added that the damage to profits had been seen less in London than a number of other cities.
People heading to London - whether for a short break or a holiday - can make the most of the city with the London Pass.
It gives free entry to a number of London attractions, making the trip more affordable for all the family.
Follow The London Pass blog to learn about the latest news with attractions, sights and sightseeing events in the city. As well as useful tips, hints and advice for visitors to the city and how to make the most of your sightseeing time in London. We hope you enjoy…
Thursday 21st of March 2013 Things to do in London: Take an exclusive, behind the scenes tour of Chelsea FC Stadium
Wednesday 20th of March 2013 Pollock’s Toy Museum provides kids with fun things to do in London
Tuesday 19th of March 2013 London attractions: Enjoy a family day out in Apsley House
Monday 18th of March 2013 Things to do in London: Visit Kensington Palace for a fun, family day out
Sunday 17th of March 2013 London Attractions: Come and see a play at the National Theatre
Saturday 16th of March 2013 London attractions: Visit the Banqueting House for a fun, family day out
Friday 15th of March 2013 Did Shakespeare really write his own plays?
Thursday 14th of March 2013 London attractions: Dance to the tune of the British Music Experience
Wednesday 13th of March 2013 Eltham Palace adds a touch of royalty to London attractions
Wednesday 13th of March 2013 London attractions: Relive medical history in the Old Operating Theatre Museum
Tuesday 12th of March 2013 London attractions: Visit HMS Belfast for a 75th birthday do