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.
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