Tourism worth an estimated £4.5bn for Liverpool’s economy

Tourism is worth an estimated £4.5bn to Liverpool’s regional economy – according to the latest figures. Last year Merseyside welcomed 73m visitors and the industry now supports over 53,500 jobs. Liverpool is the fifth most visited destination in the UK for overseas visitors with hotel occupancy data which showed a 2.2% increase for overnight staying trips. The findings are contained in the latest independent research for 2017 commissioned by the Visitor Economy Team at Liverpool City Region Local Enterprise Partnership. ... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...