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Camping and caravanning still tops accommodation list

Camping and caravanning still tops accommodation list

Consumer tracker report from VisitBritain (Week 14) The latest UK COVID-19 Consumer Tracker Report, also available on VisitBritain.org, for Week 14, based on fieldwork from 31 August – 4 September (please note this wave took place before the ‘rule of six’ announcement). The tracker will run fortnightly until February 2021. Some highlights from the report:...

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DCMS Coronavirus Impact Business Survey – Wave 2

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) is undertaking a second wave of their Coronavirus Impact Survey. This is to better understand the effect of the Coronavirus outbreak on organisations in its sectors – including tourism – and what needs to be done to support businesses. The survey should take around 10-20 minutes and the...

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Report on impact of coronavirus on UK manufacturing

Report on impact of coronavirus on UK manufacturing

The UK manufacturing sector has been profoundly hit by the Covid-19 pandemic, according to research by Made and Santander. Among the findings it quotes in the report are that the UK manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index dipped to 32.6, the lowest value since records began almost 30 years ago. The automotive and other transport sectors have...

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How consumer attitudes are changing towards UK holidays and short breaks

How consumer attitudes are changing towards UK holidays and short breaks and how this impacts on leisure vehicles, through the crisis and beyond. The NCC has commissioned a quantitative tracking study, assessing a national representative sample of UK adults to understand how consumer attitudes are changing towards UK holidays and short breaks as a result...

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96% of destinations in the world have introduced travel restrictions

The scale of disruption caused by COVID-19 to global tourism is shown in a comprehensive new report on travel restrictions from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). The landmark report, published at a time of unprecedented disruption for the sector, shows that almost all global destinations have imposed restrictions on travel since January 2020, including complete...