Bye, bye London, Paris and Dubai

Tourists are being encouraged to visit London by a company whose slogan is a farewell rather than a welcome. A team of people working for byebyeLONDON use bright t-shirts and balloons to promote the capital.

The innovative company was set up in 2003. Director Hassan Atheer said: "We aim to attract more travellers to visit London,UK, by providing them with the essential information to make their trip easier and more enjoyable."

A travellers guide, written in English, Arabic, French and Russian, a helpline (0870 293 293 0) and website ( are available for free. The company also operate in Paris, Qatar and Dubai.