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Travel Trends Edition No.:

2010

Authors:

William Barnes Roger Smith

Production Team:

Sharon Bruce Rhys Dalgleish Rebekah Binmore Lyndsey Williams Luke Thwaites Jon Cook Angie Osborn

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Travel Trends

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Contents

Introduction: Travel Trends ................................................................................................ 4

Celebrating 50 years of the International Passenger Survey ............................................. 8

Survey Timeline .......................................................................... 9

Key travel and tourism trends (1961/2 to 2010) ........................ 10

Travel trends by decade ........................................................... 17

Commentary: Travel Trends 2010 ................................................................................... 22

Tables: Section 1 – Travel and Tourism 1985 to 2010 .................................................... 29

Tables: Section 2 – Overseas residents’ visits to the UK 2006 to 2010........................... 38

Tables: Section 3 – UK residents’ visits abroad 2006 to 2010 ..........