On the back of a report this week showing the Rugby World Cup 2015 was the most economically-successful ever, figures out from VisitBritain show double-digit growth in the number of visits from Australia, New Zealand and South Africa from October to December last year
Records have been set in 2015 for inbound visits with strong growth from Britain’s major inbound markets including the US and Europe and double digit growth from newer markets China & the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Figures out today show that the first three months of the year have set a record for inbound visits to the UK.
In the run-up to May half-term and the summer holiday season VisitEngland has today (19 May) launched its largest domestic marketing campaign for 2016 to promote amazing ‘moments’ that can only be experienced on a trip across Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
Britain’s national tourism body VisitBritain has today (May 18) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Hainan Airlines Group, part of HNA Group Co. Ltd*, to mark the start of a partnership to attract more Chinese visitors to Britain.