Following the outcome of the UK’s referendum on membership of the EU last week, please view Sally Balcombe, CEO VisitBritain/VisitEngland on how we have been supporting the tourism industry.
Latest figures from VisitEngland show a record-breaking first quarter for the amount spent on overnight domestic holiday trips in England. Visitors spent £1.8 billion from January to March, up 23% on the same period last year.
As Britain gears up to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Roald Dahl’s birth and in the run-up to the launch of the film adaption of The BFG VisitBritain is showcasing to the world what makes Britain a GIANT - and family-friendly - tourism destination.
The Office for National Statistics have released the latest IPS figures for April 2016.
London, Edinburgh, Manchester, Birmingham and Glasgow were the top towns for inbound visitors to Britain in 2015. Southampton and Bath both saw large increases in visits compared to 2014.