One in three Aussies travel to the UK for family

first_imgAussies have maintained a strong link with the UK, with research revealing that from the one million people who travelled to the ‘motherland’ in 2011, one in three visited family.The research conducted by VisitBritain also reveals that the number of people travelling to the UK to visit friends and family has increased by 40 percent since 2001.To further encourage Aussies to visit friends and family this year, British Airways is offering Australians special fares to the UK which are available for sale from 14 to 18 July 2012.British Airways regional commercial manager, South West Pacific Neil Ager said that the airline recognises that Australians love to escape to the UK for its summer and festive seasons.“By taking up this special fare, people can travel to see their loved ones in comfort and enjoy the best of British service with British Airways,” Mr Ager said.In addition to the Olympic Games the UK also offers visitors stunning countryside, picturesque villages, museums and castles, royal history, and first class dinning and entertainment. Source = e-Travel Blackboard: S.Plast_img

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