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
- 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 »
- Visitors and turnover were slightly down on both the Riviera and the region (visitors were …More »
English Riviera UNESCO Global Geopark hosts international evaluators as part of four year revalidation processThis week, the English Riviera Geopark Organisation (ERGO) along with key and associate partners of …More »
- June was not a good month, either on the English Riviera or across the South …More »