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
- Performance on the Riviera was broadly similar to the region overall with visitors increasing by …More »
- A total of 79 responses were recorded for March 2019, 19 responses fewer than was …More »
- A total of 79 responses for February. Approximately a third of accommodation businesses responding to …More »
- January shows English Riviera visitor numbers -1.7% and turnover -1.1% compared to January 2018, slightly …More »
- December shows English Riviera visitor numbers -0.9% and turnover +0.5% compared to December 2017, slightly …More »