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Overseas travel and tourism: provisional results for June 2016

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  • In the 12 months to June 2016 there were 67.6 million visits abroad made by UK residents. This was an increase of 8% when compared with the same period a year earlier. These residents spent £40.7 billion abroad, a 12% increase than in the same 12 months to June 2015.
  • Visits abroad to watch sport increased in June 2016. There were over 100,000 visits to France and Belgium during the European Championships.
  • Overseas residents made 9.8 million visits to the UK in the 3 months to June 2016, a fall of 2% when compared with the 3 months to June 2015. Earnings fell by 6% over this time to £5.5 billion.
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