In terms of results, a positive August with visitors 1% up and turnover up 3% compared to last year for the English Riviera.
Key points below:
- August visitors for the English Riviera compared to last year are estimated at +1.1% compared to +0.8% for the region with turnover on the Riviera estimated at +2.6% compared to +2.1% for the region.
- The outlooks for September and October are mixed. 56% of accommodation providers currently state October is not as good as last year.
- Optimism remained at a similar level to last month (6.45 compared to 6.44 last month).
- Serviced room occupancy is estimated to be around 1% higher than in August 2017.
The survey maintains a relatively healthy response rate of 19% for the month.