A comprehensive report with data on tourism performance in 2018, including the domestic and international market.
This is not the latest release in the series: Wales tourism performance
Overnight domestic GB trips
There were 10.02 million (r) overnight domestic GB trips to Wales in 2018, generating expenditure of £1,853 million (r).
Domestic GB tourism day visits
During 2018 there were 95.7 million Tourism Day visits in Wales. These visits generated expenditure of £4 billion.
There were 941,000 trips taken in Wales by international visitors during 2018 with an expenditure of £405 million.
Wales accommodation occupancy rates
Average room occupancy rates during 2018:
- Hotels: 67%
- Guesthouse/Bed and Breakfast: 35%
- Self-catering: 56%
- Hostel: 53%
Wales Tourism Barometer
The most recent wave (May 2019) indicated that 86% of businesses had seen greater or equal levels of visitors compared with the same period in 2018. 85% of businesses expressed confidence for the season ahead.
Wales Tourism Performance, January to December 2018 , file type: PDF, file size: 1 MB
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