Green & Fortune sees U.S. business upturn
The boutique hospitality company, boasting some of the capital’s crown jewel event spaces including Kings Place, Sea Containers Events and Rose Court Events, is gearing up for an upturn in U.S. events as the dollar exchange rate strengthens against the pound. The pound has seen a 22% falloff in value from just six months ago and has spurred a focus for U.S. corporates to host their events in the UK and Europe.
The UK has also just announced the reintroduction of a tax-free shopping scheme for international visitors to the United Kingdom, giving London an even greater pull for event organizers and the “bleisure” market too.
Rebecca Harris, business development director for Green & Fortune, says: “London is well and truly back on the map as an event destination. The world marveled at the recent spectacle of HM The Queen’s funeral, which highlighted London’s ability to stage incredibly high-profile events, and the exchange rate is without doubt one of the biggest contributors to why the capital is again the go-to destination. We’re excited that many of our Stateside clients will be coming back earlier than anticipated and we can’t wait to show off our new location, Rose Court Events, to many customers who haven’t been to the UK recently.”
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