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Royaume-Uni : chiffres record du tourisme en décembre 2015 / Records set for inbound tourism to the UK in 2015
Visit Britain, le 22 février 2016
Publié le 22 février 2016
Thématique: Fréquentation pays
A new record has been set for the number of international visits to the UK with 35.8 million visits in 2015, 4% up on 2014 and the sixth consecutive year of growth, according to the new figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
The figures also show that 2015 will be the sixth consecutive year the UK has welcomed a year on year increase in visit numbers. In 2015 there were 6 million more visits than there were five years ago in 2010.
In December 2015 overseas visitors spent £1.74 billion in the UK, 1% more than in the same month last year, a new December spending record. The strong December result completes the picture for 2015, visitor spending during 2015 was £21.8 billion in line with the record breaking results of 2014.
Visits to the UK from North America were up 12% in December 2015 at 0.22 million visits. Combined visits from Canada and the USA were 8% higher in the twelve months to December 2015 compared to the previous year.
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