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Deloitte reports reopening of hospitality improves UK consumer confidence

Deloitte reports reopening of hospitality improves UK consumer confidence

Deloitte’s Consumer Tracker research shows opening of hospitality improves UK consumer confidence in Q3, but concerns remain for pandemic ‘second wave’. Deloitte research sees UK consumer confidence climb one percentage point in Q3, to -16% Restaurants see highest quarterly climb in leisure sector net spending, boosted by Eat Out to Help Out scheme Education and...

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Northern Ireland Tourism and the impact of coronavirus on the economy

Northern Ireland Tourism and the impact of coronavirus on the economy

The Northern Ireland Tourism Alliance has published a report on the impact of Coronavirus on the economy in Northern Ireland and the actions that need to be undertaken to protect the 40,000 jobs at risk. The report argues that the crisis facing the tourism industry as a result of Covid-19 cannot be underestimated. Tourism in...

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Camping and caravanning still tops accommodation list

Camping and caravanning still tops accommodation list

Consumer tracker report from VisitBritain (Week 14) The latest UK COVID-19 Consumer Tracker Report, also available on VisitBritain.org, for Week 14, based on fieldwork from 31 August – 4 September (please note this wave took place before the ‘rule of six’ announcement). The tracker will run fortnightly until February 2021. Some highlights from the report:...

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DCMS Coronavirus Impact Business Survey – Wave 2

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) is undertaking a second wave of their Coronavirus Impact Survey. This is to better understand the effect of the Coronavirus outbreak on organisations in its sectors – including tourism – and what needs to be done to support businesses. The survey should take around 10-20 minutes and the...

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Dr Hilary Jones says staycations are the key to rebuilding mental health

Dr Hilary Jones says staycations are the key to rebuilding mental health

TV doctor urges Brits not to rush to foreign climes as staycations are the secret to happiness after lockdown Study by Willerby reveals regular short breaks are better for our mental health than longer holidays Brits value family holidays more than trips with friends or alone, as ‘intergenerational connections’ help us to relax As holiday...

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Report on impact of coronavirus on UK manufacturing

Report on impact of coronavirus on UK manufacturing

The UK manufacturing sector has been profoundly hit by the Covid-19 pandemic, according to research by Made and Santander. Among the findings it quotes in the report are that the UK manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index dipped to 32.6, the lowest value since records began almost 30 years ago. The automotive and other transport sectors have...

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How consumer attitudes are changing towards UK holidays and short breaks

How consumer attitudes are changing towards UK holidays and short breaks, including impact on UK Holiday Parks, through the crisis and beyond. The NCC has commissioned a quantitative tracking study, assessing a national representative sample of UK adults to understand how consumer attitudes are changing towards UK holidays and short breaks as a result of...

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96% of destinations in the world have introduced travel restrictions

The scale of disruption caused by COVID-19 to global tourism is shown in a comprehensive new report on travel restrictions from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). The landmark report, published at a time of unprecedented disruption for the sector, shows that almost all global destinations have imposed restrictions on travel since January 2020, including complete...