A total of 79 responses for February. Approximately a third of accommodation businesses responding to the survey remained closed for the month. Whilst there are again slight decreases reported in visitor numbers and turnover for the month overall it should again be viewed as relatively stable. A number of businesses are citing Brexit as causing uncertainty amongst consumers.
February visitors for the English Riviera compared to last year are estimated at -2.6% compared to -1.5% for the SW region with turnover on the Riviera estimated at -2.1% – compared to -1.2% for the SW region.