The Barometer assesses business confidence in the Welsh tourism industry and provides indicative results at national, regional and sectoral level for wave 1 2019.

Key findings

  • Most (86%) businesses have increased or maintained their visitor levels this Easter. Among those increasing their visitors, ‘better weather’ was the most common reason along with Easter falling late this year.
  • All regions of Wales performed well. Sectors where visitors don’t have to book far in advance or at all performed particularly well.
  • Following a fine Easter, the vast majority (85%) of operators are confident for the summer ahead 
  • Most (77%) businesses are open all year round. Only in the weather-dependent caravan & campsite sector do the majority of businesses close at some point during the year.

Reports

Wales Tourism Business Barometer, wave 1 2019
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Wales Tourism Business Barometer, wave 1 2019: summary
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Contact

Joanne Starkey

Tel: 0300 025 0377

Media

Tel: 0300 025 8099