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
Barclays Industry Research
Barclays Bank have provided numerous research on Tourism and Leisure industries, please see below.
- Key points: November visitors for the English Riviera compared to last year are estimated at …More »
- October visitors for the English Riviera compared to last year are estimated at -3.7% (region …More »
- September visitors for the English Riviera compared to last year are estimated at +1.2% (region …More »
- Visitors and turnover were again slightly down on both the Riviera and the region for …More »
Helen Whately MP appointed as new Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Arts, Heritage and TourismThe Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has announced Helen Whately MP is …More »