Tourism is worth £8bn to Yorkshire economy
New research has been unveiled which shows tourism is now worth £8bn to the Yorkshire economy - a 14% increase since the last report in 2011, when tourism was worth £7bn.
The news was revealed in front of a thousand-strong audience at Welcome to Yorkshire’s Y18 conference at Bradford’s Alhambra Theatre. The figures come from new independent research carried out by Sheffield Hallam University.
Welcome to Yorkshire also unveiled multi-million-pound marketing campaigns to boost tourism, which will see the county promoted bo... For the full story register now for free or login below...