Could you tell us a little more about the latest trends in terms of tourism from british people?

Good Day,

Thank you for your question.  Our database has many reports about the latest trends for the tourism industry that can meet your needs.  Below are four reports with a variety of data that may answer your question.

Report 1:  Telford and Wrekin, Tourism in the UK, Jan. 2014

This 86-page report shows charts and graphs depicting the tourism economy that is contributing to UK growth and how tourism is benefitting all of Britain.

In 2013 England accounted for over 83% of UK visitor spend (£94 bn) showing real growth of 3% over 2012, of which c25% is spent in London” (pg 9).

— Telford and Wrekin, Tourism in the UK, Jan. 2014

Report 2: Travel Accommodation in the UK, May 2015

This report highlights trends such as the decline of domestic tourism and the rise of the ‘staycation.’  Other trends in this report include consumers enjoying multiple trips throughout the year as opposed to one big holiday trip. Trends and statistics are reported through 2014.

The tourism industry in the UK accounts for over £127bn per annum equating to around 9% of total GDP. 2013 was a record year for inbound tourism to the UK with 32.9m international visitors spending £21bn” (pg 5).

—  Travel Accommodation in the UK, May 2015

Report 3: Statistical Bulletin:  Travel in the UK, January 2016

This report depicts charts on the UK residents’ visist abroad by month between November 2013 and November 2015.  Other parts of the report shows visits to the UK by overseas residents as well.

“Visits to the UK by overseas residents rose by 4% to 35.7 million in the 12 months to November 2015 compared to the same period a year earlier, and the amount spent on these visits remained the same”  (pg 1).

— Statistical Bulletin:  Travel in the UK, January 2016

These statistical bulletins on tourism are updated monthly and each monthly report is in our database.


overseas visits

— Figure 1: Overseas residents’ visits to the UK and UK residents’ visits abroad (seasonally adjusted)


Report 4:  Great Britain Tourism Survey, January to March 2015

This report is a quarterly report describing key statistics in tourism such as the number of trips, number of night stays in Wales, England and Great Britain, as well as tourism expenditures to these regions.

I hope you find this useful, and can see that there is a lot of useful information available through the portal about the tourism industry. If you have any additional needs or questions about our reports, please feel free to contact us.