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The Purple Pound

The Purple Pound Volume and Value of Accessible Tourism in England VisitEngland Trips and spend Trip groups where a member of the party has an impairment £12,45 £0.3BN INBOUND TRIPS SPENT ON TRIPS Source: IPS 2013 NUMBER OF TRIPS WHERE A MEMBER OF THE PARTY HAS 0.6M AN IMPAIRMENT Source: IPS 2010 TOTAL SPEND £12.4BN £9.4BN £2,7BN DAY TRIPS DOMESTIC OVERNIGHT TRIPS Source: GBOVS 2013 Source: GBTS 2013 NUMBER OF TRIPS NUMBER OF TRIPS 271M 14M Source: GBDVS 2013 Source: GBTS 2013 Contribution to domestic tourism Trip groups where a member of the party has an impairment ALL OVERNIGHT VISITS () ALL OVERNIGHT TRIPS TRIPS (£) ALL DAY VISITS ALL DAY % OF TOTAL SPEND % OF TOTAL VOLUME 20% 14% 20% 14% Source: GBTS 2013 2013 2013 33% 19% 11% ALL ALL 0% 2009 2009 % INCREASE IN VOLUME SINCE 2009 OVERNIGHT TRIPS % INCREASE IN VALUE SINCE 2009 (£) Source: GBTS 2013 Did you know... Trip groups where a member of the party has an impairment Trip length and spend Longer stay and higher spend OVERNIGHT - TRIPS * AVERAGE LENGTH OF STAY 3.3 NIGHTS ALL 2 9 NIGHTS D 191 AVERAGE SPEND ALL €184 £100 Source: GBTS 2013 Trip group age but still groups with younger people Older than average 65+ YEARS OLD <35 YEARS OLD 40% ALL 29% 30% 26% ALL ALL 25% ALL 18% 14% 14% OVERNIGHT TRIPS OVERNIGHT DAY DAY TRIPS TRIPS TRIPS Source: GBTS 2013 and GBDVS 2013 Traveller impairment breakdown Trips where the respondent has an impairment OVERNIGHT TRIPS 10% 9. 8M TYPES OF IMPAIRMENTS REPORTED 47% İn. 25% 24% 9% 8% 6% LONG-TERM ILLNESS MOBILITY DEAF OR LEARNING BLIND OR MOBILITY IMPAIRMENT non-wheelchair user DIFFICULTIES PARTIALLY SIGHTED PARTIAL IMPAIRMENT HEARING wheelchair user LOSS 4,6M 2.42M 2.3M 0.9M 0.75M 0.55M Source: GBTS 2013 SOURCES: GBTS GBDVS IPS The IPS (International Passenger Survey The Great Britaie Tourism Sunvey, measures The Great Britain Day Visits Sunvey. the volume and value of domestic overnight tourism in Great Britein measures the volume and value of tourism measures the volume and value of day visits in Great Britain VisitEngland inbound ovenight trips to the U

The Purple Pound

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The infographic was launched as part of VisitEngland's presentation at the first 'Destinations for All World Summit' in Montreal, Canada. Thirty countries attended the four-day conference and adopted ...


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