This edition of Travel Trends does not include the full set of tables. The remainder will be published on 3 August 2018. The accompanying Travelpac (dataset) release will also be published on 3 August 2018. The International Passenger Survey (IPS) is in the process of modernising its data collection approach from data collected on paper forms to an improved method using tablet computers. Tablet data collection was phased in gradually from September 2017 to April 2018 and this transition has required extensive additional data processing and quality assurance.
Annual estimates of travel and tourism visits to the UK and associated earnings and expenditure between the UK and the rest of the world.
Recent changes to the International Passenger Survey’s data collection method and forthcoming improvements to its weighting adjustment to improve the accuracy of the data.