The National Coastal Tourism Academy (NCTA) was established in 2013 with funding from the Coastal Communities Fund to create a centre for excellence, share best practice and analyse the nature of coastal tourism to boost jobs and economic growth in the visitor economy.
The NCTA now has an in-depth knowledge of the visitor economy on the coast and have available to review a number of very interesting and insightful research reports presented in their ‘resource hub’ that identify growing business potential for coastal businesses.
Valued at £8bn for Domestic overnight and day trip spend
A snapshot of performance of tourism businesses on England’s coast.
Results from Wave 5 – School summer holidays in July and August 2017
- November shows English Riviera visitor numbers -0.9% and turnover +0.5% compared to December 2017, slightly …More »
- November shows English Riviera visitor numbers -6.4% and turnover -9.6% down compared to November 2017, …More »
- A less positive month for October with visitor numbers -4.5% and turnover -3.2% down compared …More »
- A less positive month for September with visitor numbers -7.7% and turnover -8.7% down compared …More »
- In terms of results, a positive August with visitors 1% up and turnover up 3% …More »