The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, said: "Last summer the palpable buzz of this great city was beamed across the globe. Since then London's draw has gone from strength to strength with billions of pounds of international investment and huge regeneration projects continuing apace.
"These fantastic tourism figures not only support new jobs and growth in London's economy but are yet another testament to the Olympic legacy."
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