Friday, 24 September, 2021
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People spend time on the Central Pier in Blackpool, north west England recently. Blackpool's Illuminations lights festival crowns an extended tourist season as Britain's traditional seaside resorts benefit from a domestic tourism boom during the coronavirus pandemic. The UK government's ever-changing traffic-light system for international travel has made overseas trips less attractive and even inaccessible for British holidaymakers.