Visitors to and from the UK, domestic tourism, tourism policy in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.Jump to full report >>
This note includes statistics on inbound and outbound visitors to and from the UK, domestic tourism in the UK, the impact of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games on tourism, the contribution of tourism to the UK economy and the Government’s tourism policy.
There were 114.2 million domestic overnight trips made in Great Britain in 2014, a fall of 7% on the number of domestic visits made in 2013.
The UK Government’s overall tourism strategy is summarised in its Five Point Plan for Tourism:
The policies that are being used to implement this in England are discussed, and tourism policy in the devolved nations is also summarised.
Responses from tourism industry bodies to the result of the EU referendum on 23 June 2016 are also summarised.