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
- This month saw ER businesses reporting a slight decrease in their visitors (-2.89%) with relatively …More »
- Better news again this month with December seeing ER businesses reporting increases in both their …More »
- In contrast to the last few months November has seen ER businesses reporting increases in …More »
- English Riviera businesses reported a -3.05% decrease in visitors and a -2.56% decrease in turnover …More »
- The prestigious and hugely competitive Devon Tourism Awards 2017 announced its winners last night in …More »