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A comprehensive breakdown on volume and expenditure of overnight tourism visits undertaken by GB residents in Wales and rest of GB for 2018.

It includes data on destination type, accommodation used, transport types used, money spent during visits and the profile of visitors.

Results are provided at an overall GB level and individually for visits taken to destinations in England, Scotland and Wales. Where possible, results are also provided at a regional level.

Main points

  • There was an increase in the volume of overnight tourism trips taken in Wales by GB residents in 2018, with 10 million trips taken, an increase of 11%.
  • The overall spend also increased in 2018 with expenditure of £1.9 billion, an increase of 14%.


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