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B'ham popular at Christmas

Birmingham is the fastest growing Christmas and New Year's Eve destination for 2013-14, according to new figures released by Expedia.co.uk. The online travel agent has seen bookings to the city increase by 118% for the festive period.

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Tourists turning to Birmingham over Christmas

Expedia’s Greatest Growth Destinations

  • 1. Birmingham, England, 118%
  • 2. Sydney, NSW, Australia, 93%
  • 3. Canary Islands, Spain, 91%
  • 4. Phuket, Thailand, 87%
  • 5. Dublin, Ireland, 84%
  • 6. Glasgow, Scotland, 82%
  • 7. Amsterdam, Netherlands, 75%
  • 8. Brussels, Belgium, 75%
  • 9. Manchester, England, 67%
  • 10. Bruges, 59%

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