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A comprehensive report that includes January to March 2018 data from the main tourism surveys.

Overnight domestic GB trips: revised

The data has been revised as a result of the correction to Great Britain Tourism Survey data. For more information please see the 'overnight visits by GB residents' section in the report.

There were 1.6 million overnight domestic GB trips to Wales in the first three months of 2018, generating expenditure of £299 million.

Domestic GB tourism day visits

During the first three months of 2018 there were 19.8 million Tourism Day visits in Wales. These visits generated expenditure of £1.12 billion.

Wales accommodation occupancy rates

Hotels: 57%
Guesthouse/Bed and breakfast: 21%
Self-catering: 39%
Hostel: 38%

Wales Tourism Barometer

Wave 1 (April 2018) indicated that 60% of businesses had seen greater or equal levels of visitors compared with the same period in Easter in 2017 (18% greater, 42% equal). Easter fell in March in 2018.


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