Skip to main content

Tourism (Hotels)

Volume 300: debated on Wednesday 12 November 1997

The text on this page has been created from Hansard archive content, it may contain typographical errors.

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, media and Sport how many hotels offered accommodation in the United Kingdom in each of the last 10 years. [14565]

[holding answer 10 November 1997]: The table shows the number of establishments listed as hotels' by the English, Scottish, Wales and Northern Ireland tourist boards for each year from 1987 to 1996 inclusive. Figures are not available in the form requested for 1989 in Scotland and for 1993 in England and Wales.

1 The term hotels is defined in a generic sense in England, Scotland and Wales, as it has not proved possible to disaggregate hotels from other types of serviced accommodation.
YearEngland1Scotland2Wales2Northern Ireland
198724,2182,9691,462130
198823,6922,9971,589125
198922,936n/a1,456120
199022,5473,2851,620122
199122,2932,8851,512126
199222,0072,8851,744126
1993n/a2,927n/a122
199419,0732,8761,438122
199518,8382,8411,415126
199618,7092,0801,397129
1In England, the figures include hotels, motels, inns and guesthouses.
2 In Scotland and Wales the figures include motels and inns but not guesthouses.