London is the global business capital. A huge number of top commercial directors, entrepreneurs and business influencers call London their home and many more flock to London every year. Being the world's financial centre, London is perfect for new investment. Starting new businesses in London and partnerships is easy in the city because the whole mood of the city is business focused. Large London events
are constantly attracting massive numbers of potential business clients in London. This article will run you through why London is such an important business centre.
Around seven million corporate guests come to London each year, staying in London hotels and bringing the capital's retail and leisure sectors vital revenue. Business guests are drawn to London by over 1000 top venues ranging from modern, purpose built spaces to historic and iconic period buildings with character. London also offers a huge range of business event services. In the last decade, international business travel to London has grown by 50%. Another great indication of London's business magnetism is that a third of all Fortune Global 500 businesses have their EU headquarters in London.
The figures speak for themselves but if you need more convincing, London has also won many travel awards: 'World's Leading Destination' in the World Travel Awards, 'Top Conference Destination' in the UK Conference and Incentive Travel Magazine, 'Top European City To Do Business In' for the last 18 years, 'Best European City for Access to Markets', 'Best Qualified Staff', 'External Transport Links', 'Languages Spoken', 'Telecommunications' and 'Internal Transport' all in the European Cities Monitor. London also won the 'Best Accommodation for Business Travellers' award, showing that London hotels have continued to maintain their high standards and the business world has recognised this.
Business travellers who stay in luxury London hotels
are rarely disappointed, usually finding it a very pleasurable experience. The HIP, luxury, boutique Hotel Indigo London-Paddington
is a perfect example of how London hotels have evolved into calming, contemporary spaces; perfect for business guests. Mercure London Paddington Hotel
has a more reserved contemporary feel, perfect for London professionals. Its London meeting rooms
are ideal for business delegates. Both these London hotels
are only seconds from Paddington Underground Station, giving quick and easy travel all over London. The London Paddington area is a rapidly growing, business hub full of opportunities.
All these points support the argument that London is the best place in the world to do business. London hotels are comfortable and refreshing spaces for business clients. The world-renowned, public tube network gives amazingly easy access around London. There is every reason to have an event, venue or a business office in London.
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