Heritage and the economy

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New figures reveal impact of Wales’ heritage on UK tourism economy

Wales’ heritage makes a £1bn GVA* contribution to UK tourism economy Heritage tourism supports over 24,000 jobs in Wales Wales’ cultural and heritage attractions receive more than 10m visitors per year Heritage tourism more important as economic driver in Wales than the UK as a whole However, it is

Economic impact of UK heritage tourism economy

This is our latest report on the economic impact of heritage-based tourism in the UK. Produced by Oxford Economics, it’s an update on research last published in 2013 The latest figures show that heritage-based tourism is worth £20.2billion to the UK economy and that overseas visitors to UK cultural,