WTTC | June 2, 2022
Total number of UK Travel & Tourism jobs has risen 49% since the Golden Jubilee 20 years ago London, UK: According to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) visitors from overseas are pouring into the UK to join the celebrations marking Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee. As the UK gears up to celebrate, new data from WTTC’s partner ForwardKeys shows the number of arriving tourists from key overseas markets and leading Commonwealth countries, such as Singapore, Australia and Canada are all up this week compared to last week by 19%, 6% and 2% respectively. Indeed, the UK Travel & Tourism sector has gone from str...
International Visitors Spent $10.1 Billion in March 2022 Marking 90% Increase Compared to March 2021
National Travel and Tourism Office | May 5, 2022
Data recently released by the National Travel and Tourism Office (NTTO) show that in March 2022: International visitors spent $10.1 billion on travel to, and tourism-related activities within, the United States, an increase of 90 percent compared to March 2021. Americans spent $9.2 billion traveling abroad, yielding a balance of trade surplus of $894 million for the month—the fifth consecutive month during which the United States enjoyed a balance of trade surplus for travel and tourism. The increase in ‘Travel Spending’ accounted for the overwhelming majority (75%) of the year-over-year increase in U.S. travel exports in M...
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