'Dome to bring pounds 500m'
Tuesday 16 June 1998
Chris Smith, Secretary of State for Culture, said: "These findings are good news for the British tourism industry. They show that the Millennium Dome will pull large numbers of extra visitors to London and the South East of England en route to the Dome."
The report endorsed previous estimates that the Dome could attract 12 million visits in 2000, and said that transport operators, together with hotels and bed-and-breakfast landlords, would also profit from the extra business generated in London and the South East.
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