George's birth gave Britain a £390 million

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  1. nutserious

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    Oh bouyy... Anyone excited for the royal birth?

    http://www.businessinsider.com/afp-prince-william-goes-on-leave-ahead-of-birth-2015-4

    Any blackhatters going to try to get their slice of the cake? 390 million pounds is hellla of a lot of money.
     
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    I see numbers like this for lots of thing but never really understood how they came to that conclusion.

    Are there really that many more people coming to UK just because of a new royal? My guess is that most of those people would be heading here anyway.
     
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  3. nutserious

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    And it's a girl.
     
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    I have never met anyone in my entire life that would fly to another country for tourism over the birth of a baby of a royal family. I have also never meet anyone that would visit the UK over the Royal Family still existing (There is a line being peddled that they increase tourism.)
     
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  5. SamLewis

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    Not just visting Britain.

    Watching British TV, reading British news reports, paying British media for content/airtime/advertising.
    Then British merchandising and branding, etc.
     
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    Doesn't seem like that much when you think about the fact that a fight tonight in the US will make close to that.
    2 men alone will make ~$300 million combined
     
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    No one cares about royalty anymore, in these days anyone can get rich and have a royal life or at least have a "higher social status" because of their money/social media fame.

    And who cares about a king anymore? lol IM KING BITCH!!!
     
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    Im not even reading the news about it its just another birth royals are no different they just have more capital.
     
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    If the UK really wanted to actually increase tourism instead of being scammed by the so called royal family. They would kick them off government money, legalize weed at least in London. Use the money that normally went to the scammers for both tourism ads all over the world as well as regulating marijuana shops so they can be safe.

    I bet they would get more tourists in 1 month coming to the UK because of weed than they would get in 15 years of people that are obsessed with the royal family.
     
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    Britain doesn't have disneyland. They've got royals
     
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    Some amount of bollox spoken in this thread, jesus
     
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    All the talk of equality, then we go spoil it by keeping a Royal family....off with their heads I say
     
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    The figure was cooked up to generate attention.
     
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    It wouldn't surprise if this is also done in the UK. In the states there is so much economic bullshit made up by local cities and companies in regards to tourism. For example the NFL promotes the Superbowl as bringing $500 million+ to a city's economy but the reality is that it is many times closer to $30 million.

    http://www.bizjournals.com/phoenix/blog/business/2014/02/super-bowls-economic-impact-may-be.html?page=all

    http://thinkprogress.org/economy/2013/01/24/1490801/new-orleans-super-bowl-econom/