Visitor arrivals to UK up 3% in Sep-2019, visitor expenditure up 21%

    VisitBritain reported (29-Dec-2019) visitor arrivals to UK for Sep-2019. Details include:

    • Visitor arrivals: 3.1 million, +3% year-on-year;
      • EU: 1.8 million, -1%;
        • EU15: 1.5 million, -1%;
      • Rest of Europe: 140,000, -22%;
      • North America: 460,000, +1%;
      • Others: 710,000, +23%;
    • Visitor expenditure: GBP2390 million, +21%.