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Half Term Business Boost for York

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6:01am 18th February 2013

Businesses in York are expecting a boost this week as its half term.

That means more visitors to the city, and more money being spent.

Its estimated around 40 thousand visitors will arrive for the Viking festival alone bringing in almost 2 million pounds to the city.

Gillian Cruddas from Visit York explains how important half term is to York's economy:

There's a lot going on in the city this week, including the Viking Festival, new exhibitions at Yorkshire Museum and York Castle Museum, as well as a whole host of things to do across the city.

You can find out more by going to Visit York's website

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