Business as usual

Meetings are unaffected by foot-and-mouth outbreak

In spite of widespread media reports that Great Britain's countryside has been devastated by the rapid spread of foot and mouth disease, the nation is, indeed “open for business as usual,” according to officials who took part in the World Travel Leaders Summit in Britain in April.

As of late that month, the epidemic had passed its peak, and officials were predicting an end to the disease by summer, said Rebecca Booth

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