The Office for National Statistics has just released the provisional results for January 2019 overseas tourism and travel.  The key points are:

  • There were 2.6 million visits to the UK by overseas residents  – an increase of  6% compared with January 2018.
  • Spending of overseas residents on visits to the UK remained the same as January 2018 at £1.5bn
  • UK residents made 4.5 million visits overseas – a 2% decrease compared with January 2018).
  • UK residents spent £2.9 billion on visits overseas – 6% more than in January 2018.

To read this report in full please click here.