Tourism: Yorkshire and the Humber

Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport written question – answered on 3rd July 2018.

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Photo of Dan Jarvis Dan Jarvis Labour, Barnsley Central

To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, how much his Department estimates the Welcome to Yorkshire brand has generated for the UK economy in (a) 2013, (b) 2014, (c) 2015, (d) 2016, (e) 2017 and (f) 2018 to date.

Photo of Michael Ellis Michael Ellis The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

The Department does not hold information on the economic impact of individual destination management organisations.

Please find below details of visitor numbers and spend from both the inbound and domestic markets to Yorkshire and Humberside for 2013-2017 in the table below. Please note inbound data is only up to quarter 3 2017.

TOTAL

Inbound

Domestic

Volume (m)

Spend (£bn)

Volume (m)

Spend (£bn)

Volume (m)

Spend (£bn)

2013

165.21

£7.28

1.213

£0.58

164

£6.70

2014

162.77

£7.07

1.367

£0.57

161.4

£6.50

2015

150.59

£6.72

1.29

£0.52

149.3

£6.20

2016

159.66

£6.52

1.362

£0.52

158.3

£6.00

2017

160.75

£7.13

1.054

£0.43

159.7

£6.70

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