They have The Colosseum & the Pope, we have Weoley Castle and Ozzy Osbourne – however Birmingham
has been positioned close by Rome as one of the world's more attractive urban areas for personal satisfaction.
The city has been positioned as having the most astounding personal satisfaction of any in the UK outside of the capital – and in front of any semblance of Dubai and Los Angeles, by the Mercer Quality of Living Report 2014.
The key review is directed to help governments and real organizations place workers on worldwide assignments.
The report took a gander at the nearby economy, transport, social exercises, wellbeing, law authorization and associations with different nations and Zurich, Auckland and Vienna make up the main three.
Birmingham and Rome were positioned in 51st spot, while the closest UK opponents included Glasgow
, Aberdeen and Belfast at 54th, 56th and 63rd.
Anna Hart, travel manager of Stylist magazine, was not astonished the city was positioned so very. "I don't have the foggiest idea about that I would have put London in front of Birmingham," she said. "At the same time the incredible thing about UK urban areas outside of London
, and contrasted with other EU urban communities, is you can truly get around them, which helps the personal satisfaction.
"You wind up getting past a ton more – you can get to a gallery on the evening and afterward consume out at a decent place around evening time.
"Also you can have an incredible time in a city and be some place stunning in the farmland 30 minutes after the fact – that is a great deal distinctive to urban areas somewhere else in Europe."
The positioning comes as it was uncovered that the amount of guests to the region who wanted to return again inside 12 months had arrived at a seven year high.
German-talking urban areas passage the best in the rankings, with Vienna, Zurich and Munich in the main three, alongside Vancouver and Canada.
Birmingham's positioning moved from 52nd last year, while London moved from 39th to 38th.
Sir Albert Bore, pioneer of Birmingham
City Council, said Regional Observatory information indicated the city's retail, attractions, sustenance scene, expressions, society and occasions are all key draws for guests.
He said: "It shocks no one that Birmingham has held its position as the best city to live in the UK outside the capital. Our city has an unfathomable offering for the individuals who live, work and visit here.
"From shopping to science, nourishment to celebrations, society to gatherings, Birmingham is quick getting top of numerous global guest records and developing in stature as a spot to live and work."
Showcasing Birmingham says the amount of individuals going by the region is at a record high of almost 34 millions.
Somewhere else, online travel executor Expedia has affirmed that the city was the world's quickest developing Christmas and New Year's Eve goal, with bookings up by 118 for every penny over the merry period.
Ian Taylor (business chief of Marketing Birmingham) said: "Birmingham's guests help more than £5 billion consistently to our nearby economy.
"Tourism is a colossal a piece of our prosperity as a city. In drawing in guests here and furnishing them with a warm welcome and diverting background, we are making represetatives who can spread the statement and help us support our profile and economy significantly.
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