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Football success leads to worldwide media coverage for Leicester and Leicestershire

Since the remarkable success of Leicester City Football Club in securing the English Premiership champion's crown this season, the city of Leicester has been in the spotlight of the world’s media. We’ve gathered a few of the highlight articles and features, talking about the impact of Leicester City on local tourism and why now is a great time to visit the city and county.

How a football fairy tale can turn to Gold - i News

Leicester Cathedral flowers

Leicester City’s astonishing Premier League triumph is set to herald an economic boom for the East Midlands as the region aims to capitalise on the Foxes’ success.

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Foxes success puts Leicester on football tourism map - Travel GBI

Tourism bosses have predicted a boost to Leicester’s tourism trade, thanks to the historic Premier League success by Leicester City.

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15 reasons why you need to pack your bags & move to Leicester. Immediately - Asos Likes

Feature of Leicester

15 reasons to throw your stuff in a suitcase, flatpack your furniture and move to Leicester.

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Why your next city break should be Leicester - The Telegraph

How Leicester's 'new stamps of royal heritage and football excellence may now bequeath it... exposure to a broader audience’.

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Leicester's 'full blue joy' as world's media heads for East Midlands - The Telegraph

Vardy lookalike

Leicester is enjoying the alien sensation of the city being the centre of the world’s attention. 

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Leicester: 48 hours in the home city of the new Premier League champions - The Independent

The East Midlands City is well worth two days of your time.

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City of Champions: How well do you know Leicester? - BBC News

Leicester city Champions flag

Leicester City may have won the Premier League title in one of the greatest sporting achievements of all time, but how well do you know the home of the Foxes?

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Out of this world: Leicester reacts to the Foxes being crowned Premier League champions - Express

How the National Space Centre, Leicester Tigers and others were celebrating the Premier League triumph.

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Leicester targets conferencing premier league on the back of Foxes’ success - Conference News

King Power stadium

How widespread media coverage has helped to raise the profile of the city and county for leisure visitors, for investment and for hosting conferences and events.

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Top 5 Things To Do In Leicester - Super Break

Map of Leicester

'As this week’s must-see city, Leicester is the place to be for a break which champions above the rest. A city steeped in history, saturated in culture and practically swimming in sights to see; there has never been a better time to pack a bag and experience what a short break in the East Midlands can do for the soul'.

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Ode to Leicester City FC: group trips to Leicester - Group Leisure

Ideas for a visit to the city in the wake of the football and snooker triumphs.

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5 things to see in Leicester for fans planning a football break to the home of the fantastic Foxes - Mirror

Leicester City trophy celebrations

'The amazing title win by Leicester City will be a huge draw for worldwide football fans who want to see the city whose team has shaken up the Premier League'.

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Leicester, the city of miracles - The West Australian

Richard III statue 2016

'Boosted by its royal links and unbelievable soccer feats, the East Midlands city is buzzing'.

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Leicester set for ‘football tourism’ boost after triumphant year - Business Class

'Thanks to its football team’s remarkable title-winning season – which has captured the hearts and attention of the world – Leicester is set to become a new hotspot for tourists visiting the UK'.

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Leicester’s crowning: why you should visit the East Midlands city - BT Travel

King Richard III's Crown

'Leicester City's Premier League win has sparked a surge of interest in the East Midlands city. We’ve got all the key sightseeing attractions'.

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6 Reasons To Love Leicester - Rough Guides

From curries to culture, here are a few compelling reasons to love Leicester.

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9 reasons to visit Leicester City now – the home of Barclays Premier League 2015/2016 winners - VisitBritiain

With Leicester City's triumph, the city is buzzing with celebration, and it's the perfect opportunity to visit; from its rich heritage, to its beautiful open parks, there are many remarkable things to see and do. Located just two and a half hours outside of London, and less than an hour away from Birmingham, it couldn't be easier to visit the home of 2015/2016 Barclays Premier League champions.