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Holiday Accommodation: Overseas Visitors

Volume 502: debated on Tuesday 8 December 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what his latest estimate is of the use by overseas visitors of self-catering holiday accommodation in this country in each of the last three years. (303360)

VisitBritain makes available data from the Office for National Statistics' International Passenger Survey. The data capture the number of inbound visitors, the number of nights spent in Britain by inbound visitors, and the amount spent on trips within the UK broken down by accommodation categories, though not specifically self-catering holiday accommodation. This information can be accessed at:

http://www.visitbritain.org/Images/acomm08pivot_tcm139-167995.xls