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Report finds increase in spending by tourists to Britain

A further £872 million in visitor spending was generated in the last year as a result of work by VisitBritain, according to the national tourism agency's annual review

By Stephanie Otty | Published: 10th October 2017 News Updates

There was an 8% increase in the number of overseas visits to the UK between January and July this year, compared to the same period last year, and a 9% increase in visitors spending compared to the first half of 2016.

The figures also show a 7% increase in the number of overnight holidays in England in the first half of 2017, and a 17% increase in visitor spending.