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Boom time for business as tourists flock to Argyll

sneil@obantimes.co.uk

THERE has been a summer boom for tourism in Argyll, with many reporting doubled growth as more visitors flock to the West Coast on the weak pound.

Argyll and Bute saw a whopping 12.8 per cent increase in footfall in July, and 8.9 per cent in August – twice the Scottish average of 6.6 per cent and 3.4 per cent respectively – according to a recent study by Glasgow’s Moffat Centre of 592 tourism attractions across Scotland.

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