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    Total Visits to Glasgow


    2.4 million tourist trips 6% YoY

    £708 million spend 14% YoY

    Sources: IPS and GBTS

    UK Market


    1.6 million trips  YoY

    £389m revenue 1% YoY

    Source: Great Britain Tourism Survey

    International Markets


    787,000 trips 19% YoY

    £319m 36% YoY

    source: International Passenger Survey 

    • Top 5 Markets - No. of Trips

    Top UK Destinations


    Glasgow is the 6th most visited UK city by international tourists

    Source: International Passenger Survey

    • Top 10 UK Cities for Int. Visits

    Day Visits to Glasgow

    Tourism Day Visits 

    Trips - 20.4 million

    Spend - £1 billion

    *Based on three year average 2015 - 2017

    source: Great Britain Day Visit Survey

    Hotel Occupancy 2018

    December 2018


    5.3% YoY

    source: STR GLOBAL, LTD

    • Hotel Occupancy 2018

    Glasgow Life Attractions

    attractions footfall

    5m + visits in 2017 

    2% YoY

    source: Glasgow Life

    • Top Attractions Footfall

    Glasgow Mackintosh

    Attraction Footfall

    1m + visits in 2017

    24% YoY

    Source: Glasgow Mackintosh

    • Glasgow Mackintosh Attractions x10

    Glasgow Science Centre

    Attraction Footfall

    425,000 + visits in 2017

     4% Year on Year

    8,000+ visitors climbed Glasgow Tower during 2017.

    At 127 meters high, the equivalent of 30 double-decker buses, Glasgow's Tower is the tallest freestanding building in Scotland. source: glasgow science centre

    • Total Admissions

    Local Tourism Industry Barometer

    This tool will provide you with the results of the Local Tourism Industry Barometer at a regional, sub regional and sector level to allow you to interrogate the data for yourself.


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