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We published a series of research topic papers summarising key findings on Jersey’s visitor economy, from headline figures and detailed breakdowns to trends over time.

The day-to-day weather has very little impact on the volume of visits to Jersey, but can play a major role in influencing the types of activities that visitors who are here do, and thereby, the amount of money that they spend. Some attractions and activity providers thrive only when the sun shines, others see higher patronage on rainy days.
The day-to-day weather has very little impact on the volume of visits to Jersey, but can play a major role in influencing the types of activities that visitors who are here do, and thereby, the amount of money that they spend.  Some attractions and activity providers thrive only when the sun shines, others see higher patronage on rainy days.
​​​​​​​The day-to-day weather has very little impact on the volume of visits to Jersey, but can play a major role in influencing the types of activities that visitors who are here do, and thereby, the amount of money that they spend. Some attractions and activity providers thrive only when the sun shines, others see higher patronage on rainy days.
The day-to-day weather has very little impact on the volume of visits to Jersey, but can play a major role in influencing the types of activities that visitors who are here do, and thereby, the amount of money that they spend.  Some attractions and activity providers thrive only when the sun shines, others see higher patronage on rainy days.
More people are choosing Jersey for their winter holiday break and returning home with great memories 

The number of passengers arriving by air was marginally lower than in August 2016, with a 0.5% reduction, • This means that on a year-to-date basis the number of air passenger arrivals is 0.7% up on the equivalent period of last year.
Provisional Exit Survey estimates suggest that the number of visits to Jersey during the first seven months of 2017 was 307,500
Provisional estimates suggest that the number of visits to Jersey during the first half of 2017 was 309,200.
Provisional estimates suggest that the number of staying leisure visits to Jersey during the first four months of 2017 was 78,600, up 19% on the same period last year.
Provisional estimates suggest that the number of visits to Jersey during the first five months of 2017 was 213,200.
This February had both more fog than did February of 2016 but also one fewer day. As a result it is not surprising that passenger arrivals at Jersey Airport saw a 7.1% annual decline.
There was a small (0.6%) decline in the number of passengers arriving in Jersey during July compared with a year before, with this drop largely accounted for by a reduction in the number of direct air routes from Germany and there being no cruise ship visits during July of this year.
Air passenger arrivals were 1.8% up on a year ago. Passenger arrivals figures reflect both returning residents as well as arriving visitors.
Figures are now available showing the number of passengers arriving in Jersey during March.  Easter fell in April this year but was in late March in 2016, meaning that these results will be slightly less positive than would have been the case were Easter not to have shifted.
During May there was just over 1,000 more passenger arrivals in Jersey than was the case a year before, representing an increase of 0.9%.
Jersey welcomed almost 356,000 people for a holiday to our amazing Island during 2016.
More people are choosing Jersey for their winter holiday break and returning home with great memories 
The number of passengers arriving at Jersey Airport in September 2017 was 2.0% higher than was the case a year before.

Recent research conducted by research agency The Distilleries on behalf of Visit Jersey has investigated how Brits who take regular holidays and live in the southern areas of the country feel about travelling by plane and by ferry.
Europe’s fastest growing airline is adding a Jersey-Hamburg route to its portfolio.

VisitEngland has released the latest figures from the Great Britain Tourism Survey covering the month of April. The survey captures information on overnight domestic trips that are taken by residents of Great Britain.
After a protracted hiatus caused by data processing issues, Visit England has now released data on the volume of overnight tourism by GB residents within England during 2016.  Data on visitor spending is expected in due course.
Around four or five times a year VisitEngland conduct a telephone survey among 500 accommodation establishments and 300 visitor attractions.

Europe’s fastest growing airline is adding a Jersey-Hamburg route to its portfolio.

The 2016 results from the VisitEngland Annual Attractions Survey have now been released.
The 2016 results from the VisitEngland Annual Attractions Survey has now been released.