Other Resources

Cheddar Caves, Somerset

Many other organisations conduct research and provide market intelligence about subjects related to tourism. In this section, you can find descriptions of what’s available and links to the various surveys and information sources.

There may be other resources that we’ve overlooked, so if you’re aware of any useful websites that you think we should include, please contact us at VEResearch@visitengland.org


Office for National Statistics (ONS) Go

Links to outputs from the ONS Tourism Intelligence Unit (TIU), including an experimental UK Tourism Satellite Account, measurement of the regional value of tourism, measurement of the supply side of tourism, and guidance notes on measuring tourism locally. This section also provides links to more general information such as population and labour market statistics.


VisitBritain Insights and Statistics Go

VisitBritain publishes a wealth or market intelligence, primarily about inbound travel to the UK, but also more general UK tourism trends. This section provides links to some of their key outputs.

useful surveys

Useful Surveys Go

Links to outputs from major surveys with relevance for travel and tourism, including Taking Part (participation in culture, leisure and sport), Active People (participation in sport and active recreation), the National Travel Survey (personal transport usage), the Monitor of Engagement with the Natural Environment and Heritage Counts.

tourism leisure org

Tourism and Leisure Organisations Go

Links to market intelligence and research findings provided by organisations in the tourism and leisure sector. 

other useful websites

Other Useful Websites Go

Links to a range of more general websites which may be of use to you, including trend and future forecasting sites, sites which allow you to search a range of different datasets, and consumer and business confidence monitors.