Methodology related to leisure and tourism

  • International passenger survey methodology

    Methodology | Released on 6 October 2023

    International Passenger Survey data are collected via face-to-face interviews with passengers passing through ports and on routes into and out of the UK.

    Keywords: IPS, tourists, tourism, Travel and Tourism

  • International passenger survey QMI

    Methodology | Released on 10 May 2023

    Quality and Methodology Information for the International Passenger Survey detailing the strengths and limitations of the data, methods used, and data uses and users.

    Keywords: Travel, Tourism, Overseas, IPS, Visits

  • Upcoming methodological improvements to overseas travel and tourism estimates

    Methodology | Released on 18 March 2020

    Upcoming improvements to the International Passenger Survey methods to be introduced on 22 May 2020, with final 2019 results and a revised back series.

    Keywords: holiday, OTT, UK visits, tourists, hospitality

  • International Passenger Survey methodological information

    Methodology | Released on 24 March 2017

    The International Passenger Survey background notes outline dataset definitions, sample methodology, geography and purpose groupings.

    Keywords: visits, holiday, business