Posts Tagged ‘ west Midlands ’

Overseas visitors are spending less in the West Midlands

Mar 24th, 2019 | By
Shakespeares Birthplace

In 2017, international visitors spent £806.9 million in the West Midlands. This was down on the previous two years (2016 – £854.7 million and 2015 – £816.2 million) at a time when the overall overseas spend in the UK had risen.



Saturday snippets: 31st March 2018

Mar 31st, 2018 | By

An enquiry into motorway service area fuel prices, losing passports and increased visitor numbers to Paris and Greece make Adrian’s notes this week.



Dickensian Christmas

Nov 16th, 2012 | By

Our ideas of what a traditional Christmas is and looks like have been heavily shaped by Victorian literature and Charles Dickens in particular. As 2012 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Dickens, VisitEngland has listed the top 10 Dickensian Christmas experiences across England this festive season



Government’s ‘holiday at home’ campaign failing to make an impact

May 14th, 2012 | By

Research shows over two thirds of Brits not affected at all by £3m advertising campaign  



It’s the Pubs in the North East

Dec 16th, 2010 | By

That, according to Visit Britain, is what is attracting people to that part of the country. This is one of many results to be found in a report snappily titled, “Activities Undertaken by Visitors from Overseas in Different Parts of Britain.” But there is a lot on this report to digest, not just the interesting bits that say why visitors go to different regions of our countries. Just as interesting is how much they spend in those regions and the disparities that arise.