Manchester is burgeoning to become the next investment and travel hotspot to watch in the UK, reports Select Property Group (22 July 2018). Already, the surging number of visitors from the Far East has seen Toyoko Inn – one of the biggest hotel groups in Japan – announcing plans to launch its first UK hotel in Manchester as part of its European expansion plans. A recent report from also revealed increasing interest from Asian investors – Chinese buyer enquiries for Manchester on spiked as much as 255.6% It quotes reported a 255.6% y-o-y increase in Manchester property enquiries in January 2018.