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Chamber and committees

Question ref. S5W-11201
Asked by: Maree Todd, Highlands and Islands, Scottish National Party
Date lodged: 11 September 2017

Question

To ask the Scottish Government what the annual value of tourism is to Orkney, broken down by visitors from (a) overseas, (b) the rest of Scotland and (c) the rest of the UK.

Current status: Answered by Fiona Hyslop on 21 September 2017


Answer

Three year annual average statistics for domestic (UK) overnight visitors to Orkney for the period 2013-15 indicate a spend of £21m, comprised of spend from Scottish visitors during this period of £3m and for the rest of the UK £18m.

Information on overseas spend is not available at the Orkney level.