Posts Tagged ‘ north east ’

Bottoms up north: beer cheaper there, than the south

Oct 12th, 2011 | By

British beer lovers should head north. The weather may be grim up north, but the cheap beer will cheer you no end.



Wales Needs More Drinkers

Dec 17th, 2010 | By

As I said yesterday, one of the interesting features of the Visit Britain report is the amount of money that is spent in different places. The figures will be an estimate of course, but they are as good a guide as we are likely to get. And what they show is intriguing. Take London for example. You would expect an overseas visitor to pay more there because it is a more expensive place. Hotels, public transport and restaurant bills will all be more expensive but the difference on how much is spent there compared to elsewhere in our countries is quite wide.



It’s the Pubs in the North East

Dec 16th, 2010 | By

That, according to Visit Britain, is what is attracting people to that part of the country. This is one of many results to be found in a report snappily titled, “Activities Undertaken by Visitors from Overseas in Different Parts of Britain.” But there is a lot on this report to digest, not just the interesting bits that say why visitors go to different regions of our countries. Just as interesting is how much they spend in those regions and the disparities that arise.