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The economy of Devon is linked closely with tourism, with its comparatively mild climate, coastline and landscape giving rise to a destination for recreation and leisure in England. Visitors are particularly attracted to the Dartmoor and Exmoor national parks; its coasts, its resort towns along the south coast known collectively as the English Riviera, the Jurassic Coast, and North Devon's UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
The attractive lifestyle of the area is drawing in new industries which are not dependent upon geographical location for example Dartmoor which has recently seen a significant rise in those working in the financial services sector. The Met Office, the UK's national and international weather service, moved to Exeter in 2003.
With its recent revival and regeneration of its resorts, Devon is particularly focused around camping and sports such as surfing, cycling, sailing and heritage. More successful visitor attractions in recent years have targeted higher-spending tourists, particularly in the food and drink sector.
The key train operator for Devon is First Great Western, which operate numerous regional, local and suburban services, as well as intercity services connecting your serviced office in Devon to London Paddington. Exeter International Airport is a base for Flybe.