Tourism business research

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Looking for specific research into key tourism sectors?

We carry out a wide range of research about English tourism - this includes information about accommodation and visitor attractions, as well as business performance.

Business Confidence and Performance Monitor

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The Tourism Business Monitor is a survey of accommodation and attractions businesses.

Annual Survey of Visits to Visitor Attractions: Latest results

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Each year, we invite all English visitor attractions to take part in an annual survey, recording visitor numbers alongside other key information like entrance fees and visitor profiles.

Annual Survey of Visits to Visitor Attractions: Archive

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View the archive of results from previous years of the Annual Surve of Visits to Visitor Attractions.

Attractions: Business Confidence and Performance Monitor

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View the detailed results for the attractions sector from our Business Confidence and Performance Monitor.

Accommodation Occupancy: Latest results

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Our England and UK Occupancy Surveys provide results for bedroom and bedspace occupancy in the serviced accommodation sector.

Accommodation Occupancy: Archive

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Archive of results for the England and UK Occupancy Surveys.

Accommodation: Business Confidence and Performance Monitor

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View the detailed results for the accommodation sector from our Business Confidence and Performance Monitor.

Accommodation Stock Audit

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We periodically undertake an accommodation census to count the number of properties and bedspaces in both the serviced and non-serviced accommodation sectors.

Other accommodation research

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We have conducted a number of projects in recent years to improve our Quality Assessment scheme and to provide a more general understanding of the sector.