Kent’s visitor economy flourishes as visitor numbers rise to 65m

Kent’s visitor economy has increased 7% and topped £3.8 billion for the first time ever, after welcoming a record 65 million visitors in 2017. Independent research commissioned by Visit Kent has revealed that 64,970,000 visitors came to The Garden of England in 2017, and the county remains the third most visited destination outside of London … Continue reading Kent’s visitor economy flourishes as visitor numbers rise to 65m

Visitor economy performance

Performance in the tourism sector can change as quickly as the weather, so good, timely information is needed to support tourism businesses and the industry in strategic and operational decision-making processes. Visit Kent's monthly business barometer provides feedback from tourism businesses and generates a simple 'snapshot' of the county's tourism industry performance. Read the latest … Continue reading Visitor economy performance