LONDON (AP) – Some numbers illustrating the demand for accommodation during the 2012 London Olympics, which run from July 27 to Aug. 12.

– Typical number of tourists visiting London in August: 1.5 million

– Estimated additional 2012 Olympic visitors from abroad: 294,000

– Estimated additional Olympic visitors from elsewhere in the UK: 587,000

– Total London hotel rooms: About 110,000

– Hotel rooms allocated to Olympic staff, affiliates and media: About 40,000

– Average hotel room rate in central London for Olympic period: 213 pounds ($341)

___

Source: London and Partners, British Hospitality Association, Hotels.com

Also On Black America Web:

Add Your Comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

×