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Tour de France fever hits the UK for 2014 reveals a surge in Yorkshire hotel bookings

With Chris Froome pedaling to victory this year, and following on from the success of Sir Bradley Wiggins in 2012, Tour de France fever is gripping the country. today announces that hotels in Yorkshire are already being booked up for  the 2014 Tour de France opening stage, as cycling enthusiasts from around the UK ensure they don’t miss out on the action. .

Hotels in Harrogate have already experienced a huge booking spike with bookings looking set to be up 30% on the same weekend in 2013. Leeds too has seen the benefits of the tour – bookings there are up 17% on the same weekend in 2013.  

“With UK cycling success sky high at the moment, it’s no wonder Tour de France fans are booking so far in advance for Yorkshire 2014,” comments Lynda Matthews,’s Head of Marketing. “We are really excited to be able to offer lots of hotel availability for the areas this international event is passing through, and pleased that our customers are taking advantage of the fact they can book up to a year in advance.”

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