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United Kingdom and Ireland Destination Tourism Insight Report Including International Arrivals, Domestic Trips, Key Source/Origin Markets, Trends, Tourist Profiles, Spend Analysis, Key Infrastructure Projects and Attractions, Risks and Future Opportunities, 2023 Update

  • Report

  • 34 Pages
  • April 2023
  • Region: Global, Ireland, United Kingdom
  • GlobalData
  • ID: 5786344
Analysis of destination markets, infrastructure and attractions, main and emerging source markets, as well as risks and opportunities in the UK and Ireland. This report explores the types of travelers that visit the region as well as a SWOT analysis.

Key Highlights

  • The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on business travel in the United Kingdom and Ireland was significant. According to the data, there was a significant decrease in business visits from 2019 to 2021, with only xx million visits recorded. However, in 2022, there was a notable increase in business visits, reaching xx million.
  • Pre-pandemic, the UK witnessed a surge in the Chinese source market. The positive development is noteworthy for British tour operators and tourist boards, despite the challenges faced by the tourism industry over the past year.
  • According to the publisher's Consumer Survey Q3 2021, the majority of individuals worldwide (xx%) prefer beach vacations. This is followed by visits to friends and relatives (VFR) at xx%, city breaks at xx%, cultural experiences at xx%, and adventure and sports at xx%.
  • The United Kingdom and Ireland have encountered a fresh challenge due to the rise in domestic tourism this year. There has been an observed increase in prices for various services including lodging, activities, restaurants, and amenities such as parking in several major resorts.


  • This report is part of the publisher's Destination Market Insights Series. These reports provide an in-depth analysis of a tourist destination and its key source markets, as well as an assessment of the trends and issues in the covered destination market, in this case the UK and Ireland.

Reasons to Buy

  • Obtain a clear and detailed insight into new developments in two popular tourist destinations.
  • Use data and analysis to explore trends related to international arrivals and spending, tourism segments as well as construction, foreign direct investments (FDI), airlines and hotel developments.
  • Gain a better understanding of the opportunities in the market, as well as the risks, to support better business decisions.

Table of Contents

  • Overview
  • Key Trends
  • Tourism Construction Projects
  • Foreign Direct Investment
  • Source Market
  • COVID-19 Impact
  • Types of Tourism
  • Destination Focus
  • Risk & SWOT Analysis
  • Appendix

Companies Mentioned (Partial List)

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes, but is not limited to:

  • HK & Shanghai Hotels
  • Arora group
  • PPHE Hotel Group