Tourism and travel (including accommodation services, food and beverage services, passenger transport services, vehicle hire, travel agencies and sports, recreational and conference services), employment levels and output of the tourism industry, the number of visitors to the UK and the amount they spend.
In the 3 months to May 2016 there were 9.2 million overseas residents' visits to the UK, a similar number to the corresponding period a year earlier. Overseas visitors spent £4.8 billion in the UK, 5% less than in the same three months in 2015.
UK residents made 16.4 million visits abroad in the 3 months to May 2016, a 4% increase compared with the 3 months to May 2015.
Expenditure on visits abroad by UK residents in the 12 months to May 2016 increased by 12% to £40.4 billion when compared with the previous year.