Hoteliers in the UK owe international travellers a big thank you as they flocked to the region earlier this year. The global travel company, Expedia Group, revealed that demand for trips made by international travellers increased when compared to the same period last year. Cities and regions across the country enjoyed a significant boost to its year-on-year (YoY) average growth. According to its data, global travellers who booked on its sites picked London as their number one destination in the EMEA region as a whole for the first quarter of 2018. Commenting on the findings, Irene Roberts, director of market management, UK & Ireland, Lodging Partner Services, said: “Our first quarter data for 2018 shows what an encouraging start to the year our hotel partners across the UK have enjoyed.” Get the full story at Travel Daily Read also "Deloitte forecasts UK holiday spending to drop"