Plunging pound a boon for UK tourism


ONLINE queries for European holiday flights to Britain soared after its voters chose to abandon the EU, travel websites reported, offering a glimmer of hope for tourism in the country. People across Europe apparently rushed to find bargain trips after the June 23 referendum on leaving the European Union, which tipped sterling into a sharp slide against the euro and an even steeper fall against the dollar. Searches for flights from France to Britain surged 130 per cent from a day earlier on June 24,when the results were announced, according to holiday booking site Kayak, which says it handles some…

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