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London Olympics 2012

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The London Olympics in 2012 represent a huge opportunity to showcase Britain to the world and to boost the country’s tourism industry before, during and after the games.


VisitBritain predicts that 50-70% of the net economic benefit of the London Olympics will accrue through hospitality and tourism over 7-10 years.


Estimates suggest £2b could be generated and that almost two-thirds of this growth will happen in the four years after the games.


But to take advantage of these opportunities, there are a whole series of challenges for hospitality operators to address in areas such as skills, marketing and increased volumes.


Caterer will be tracking all the issues and uncovering the news regarding the London Olympics that is relevant to the hospitality and tourism industries.

Bookmark this section to find all the latest news and views for hospitality operators relating to the London Olympics, plus latest blog posts and video clips.




News comments on the London Olympics


Leadership lessons from the Olympics

Will hospitality gain from 2012?

Nice strategy, but where’s the money?

Developing a Tourism Strategy for 2012


 


Latest news on London Olympics


British Olympic success will drive tourism to the London 2012 


Olympics fuel high jump in Beijing hotel rates 


Beijing hotels slash rates as tourist fail to show during Olympics 


Dog meat suspended from Beijing menus for Olympics 


Olympics hosts see falls in tourist numbers after Games 


Tourist numbers fall in China’s Olympic year 


Hotels overcharging during Olympics could harm UK tourism 


Hotels and caterers set to miss out on London Olympic benefit


Tourism benefits of hosting Olympics underestimated


Hospitality needs to improve skills in time for Olympics


Extra tourism funding is not the answer, says tourism minister


2012 Olympics tourism plan faces another delay


Skills strategy to boost industry opportunities launched


New tourism consultation launched

Benefits of Olympic Games will not come automatically, warns Visit London boss

UK tourism bosses fail to secure ‘dot-travel’ domain name

Staff must improve customer service in time for Olympics

Funding plea for Olympics

Government must overhaul tourism strategy urgently if the UK economy is to enjoy boost from Olympics

Prepare for post-Olympic boom, industry is urged

Cateys 2006 Special Award – Lord Sebastian Coe



 


London Olympics video clips


London 2012 Olympics promo – Believe

London 2012 Olympic Games Aquatic Centre animation

London Olympics 2012 Opening Ceremony Montage

London winning the 2012 Olympics

London 2012 Olympics Promo – Imagine


 


Blog posts on the London Olympics


London 2012

The Mayor of London

London Salmon

Blah Blah Flowers


 


The London Olympics on the Web


London 2012 official website >>


London Olympics on Wikipedia >>


London Olympics on the BBC >>
 

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