Find Tourism and Travel partners in United Kingdom

Overview

The Travel and tourism sector contributed 6.7% of GDP to United Kingdom’s economy in 2011 according to the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC). As a result of this, the WTTC ranks the UK 120th out of 181 countries worldwide in terms of relative contribution of tourism to the economy (GDP). There were over 28 million tourist arrivals in 2010. The 2012 London Olympics brought new interest in the UK and higher footfall was recorded in London businesses over the summer period. The tourism sector supports directly and indirectly 7.4% of total employment in the UK, which is expected to rise over the coming decade, meaning that in 2022 over 2.8 million people will be employed in the industry (WTTC estimates 2011). Visitor exports accounted for 5.1% of total exports in 2011 which is expected to rise in line with the growth of tourism.

Tourism and Travel organisations in United Kingdom
ABTA / Association of British Travel Agents
Ambassadors of Britain
APTG / Association of Professional Tourist Guides
Arnold International Booking Service
ARTAC / Alliance of Independent Travel Agents
Association of Leading Visitor Attractions
Association of National Tourist Organisation Representatives
Association of Women Travel Executives
BAHA / British Activity Holiday Association
BALPPA / British Association of Leisure Parks, Piers & Attractions
Britain and London Visitor Centre
BritCities
British Holiday and Home Parks Association
Coach Tourism Council, London
Coach Tourism Council, Nottinghamshire
Confederation of Passenger Transport UK
Council for Travel and Tourism
Countrywide Holidays Association
Guild of Registered Tourist Guides
Guild of Travel Management Companies
Holiday Centres Association Ltd
Incentive Travel & Meetings Association
International Association of Tour Managers
International Association of Tour Managers - British Region
NAITA / National Association of Independent Travel Agents
Rothbury & Coquetdale Tourism Association
School and Group Travel Association
Tour Guides Ltd
Tourism fo All Consortium
Tourism Planning & Research Association
Tourism Society
VisitBritain
WTTC / World Travel & Tourism Council
Youth Hostels Association