According to BITOA
, the Home Office is blocking Approved Destination Status (ADS) for China and refuses to join the EU-backed Schengen Agreement whose members have already agreed ADS for China.
Stephen Dowd, chief executive of BITOA
, said: "We have told the hotel management our observations and asked if they will take them on board.
chief executive Richard Tobias said he was expecting many foreign tourists to visit the UK over Easter - come rain or shine.
Other problem areas identified by the BITOA
include overcrowding in the host home, inadequate meal provision and lack of supervision.