Record Numbers for Overseas Visitors to the South East

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Record Numbers for Overseas Visitors to the South East

VisitBritain's latest International Passenger Survey Figures have now been released.


The South East had a record 1.8 million visits in Q3 2017, up 8% on Q3 2016. Spending also reported an increase up 6% to £822 million

Year to date we have a 5% increase in visits but spend is 0%. 

Market Highlights in Q3  include

  • Large growth from China 24%
  • Netherlands up 10%; Belgium up 6%
  • Germany up 4%
  • Nordics up – Norway 22%; Sweden 6%;
  • USA down 3%

 

Market highlights Year to date

  • China up 33%
  • Netherlands up 7%; Belgium up 7%
  • Germany up 2%
  • Nordics – Norway down 4% but Sweden up 7%
  • USA up 15%

 

To read the full Q32017 UK and Market highlights click here 

To read the full Q3 2017 Regional highlights click here