Tourism Source Market Insight – United Kingdom (UK) 2020

GlobalData’s Tourism Source Market Insight: UK report provides a thorough insight into the UK's domestic and outbound tourism market. The report looks at the profiles of British tourists and summarizes the key reasons that they travel. The report offers an in-depth analysis of traveler flows, spending patterns, main destination markets and current and future opportunities for tourism businesses seeking to tap into the UK outbound travel market.

Sun & Beach is the most popular holiday taken by UK tourists, followed by City Break and Visiting Friends and Relatives.

60% of total trips were domestic, 40% international, however total spending was a 50/50 split between the two. People spend on average more on international holidays.

Booking online is much more popular than booking in store, where 39% of people used OTA’s, the most popular age group being 45-54.

Brexit is the forgotten topic of 2020, however is still very important and has the potential to impact UK travelers and their behaviors. Close monitoring of the situation will be required to ensure ease of access for tourists.

Scope

– This report is part of GlobalData's Source Market Insights Series.

– This report provides an in-depth analysis of traveler flows, spending patterns, main destination markets, as well as current and future opportunities for tourism businesses seeking to tap into the UK outbound travel market.

Reasons to buy

– This report provides clear insight into developments in the UK's domestic and outbound tourism markets.

– The report uses data and analysis to discuss future trends related to domestic trips, international departures, traveler spending, and main destination markets.

– The report explores the different profiles of British tourists and the reasons that they travel, hence providing an insight into the trends in different segments of the market.

– The reader gains a strong understanding of the opportunities in the country, as well as the risks, to support better business decisions

Companies mentioned

easyJet

Ryanair

Airbnb

Emirates

Eurostar

HomeAway

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Overview

UK Snapshot

UK tourism market in 2019: at a glance

Risk

Main Findings

Tourist Profile

What types of holidays do UK travelers take?

Insight into the UK travelers

How has COIVD-19 affected UK travelers appetite for travel?

Domestic Tourism

Domestic Flows

Domestic Spending

International Tourism

International Flows

International Spending

Main & Developing Destination Markets

Where do UK tourists travel to in 2019?

Main Destination Markets

Developing Destination Markets

Outlook

Opportunities to attract UK Tourists after COVID-19

Opportunities to attract UK Tourists

Threats

Appendix

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