VisitBritain’s latest figures show that 3.4 million overseas visits to the UK in October 2019 saw a record £2.3 billion spend in the UK, up 19% year-on-year.

There was a record number of visits from China, the GCC markets and India to the UK between January and September last year.

VisitBritain’s inbound tourism forecast for 2020 predicts spend reaching a record £26.6 billion and overseas visits rising to 39.7 million, the highest ever.

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