'Potter' fans 'set-jetting' to the UK

Published May 9, 2007 at 2:48 AM
from The Scotsman

The Scotsman reportsopens in new window on upcoming HP Fan Tripsopens in new window in their country.

While not completely accurate, the article gives a few more details than the story posted here on HPANA a few days ago:

Hundreds of Harry Potter fans from around the world will descend on the Capital this summer to celebrate the publication of the final chapter in the boy wizard's saga.

Ben Carter, VisitScotland's area director for Edinburgh and the Lothians, said: "Films and books give fantastic exposure to the areas and locations where they were filmed or written and they provide a major draw for tourists."

"Set jetting is an increasing trend, which sees film fans from around the world travelling to the locations where there favourite films were made.

(The article woefully omits HPANA from the news concerning our participation in the live podcast during the tour this year. On the other hand they seem to have come up with a new term for these kinds of events: "set-jetting".)

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