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Great Britain Tourism Survey

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  • Release date: 6 July 2017
  • Period covered: April 2016 to March 2017
  • Next update: 3 August 2017
The survey is a national consumer survey measuring the volume and value of overnight trips taken by the residents of Great Britain.

April 2016 to March 2017

Relelase date: 06 July 2017

Key points

  • In the 12 months ending March 2017, there were 9.38 million overnight visits to Wales by GB residents, with 32.97 million nights spent there.
  • The number of overnight visits made to Wales in the 12 months ending March 2017 has decreased by 8.8% compared to the 12 months previous.

The GB tourist, 2015

Release date: 06 October 2016

The annual report is jointly sponsored by the Welsh Government, VisitEngland and VisitScotland. It provides analysis across all of Great Britain.

Further information

Data providing top line figures for Wales and GB are published monthly on StatsWales and a report is published quarterly. 


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