Read the latest update from Andrew Stokes VisitEngland including news on the British tourism industry in general, Brexit and what VE has been doing, the Discover England Fund investment, over 22 Million in grant funded projects over the past 3 years and the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence.
CLOSING DATE - 6th MAY 2019
The preliminary IPS figures for 2018 have been released. They suggest inbound visitor numbers were down by 4% overall last year while spending was down by 7%. In the main categories of holiday, business and VFR travel numbers were down by 2 – 3% but the biggest decline, (16%), came in the miscellaneous category which includes short-term study.