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Dorset Tourism Data

Tourism information, statistics and data relating to the county of Dorset is shown below.


Tourism in Dorset

Economic Contribution of the Visitor Economy in Dorset (2016) - South West Research Company Ltd

An overview of the importance and economic contribution of the visitor economy in Dorset.


Visit-dorset.com Website Survey

Visit-dorset.com Website Survey Results (2015) - Visit Dorset

A survey was live on the visit-dorset.com website throughout November and December asking visitors for their opinion of the website.

Visit-dorset.com Website Survey Results (2011) - Visit Dorset

A survey was live on visit-dorset.com from June 2011 for a 2 month period asking users their opinion of the website.


Broadchurch

The Impact of Broadchurch on Business in West Dorset (2013) - Exeter University Business School.


Economic Impact / Value of Tourism

Thess reports examine the volume and value of tourism and the impact of visitor expenditure on the local economy in Dorset.

The Economic Impact of Dorset's Visitor Economy 2015 Dorset and Districts (2016) - South West Research Company Ltd

Economic Impact FAQs 2015

Bridport & West Bay
Dorchester
Lyme Regis
Portland
Sherborne
Swanage
Weymouth

The Economic Impact of Dorset's Visitor Economy 2014 Dorset and Districts (2015) - South West Research Company Ltd

Economic Impact FAQ's 2014

The Economic Impact of Dorset's Visitor Economy 2013 Dorset and Districts (2014) - South West Research Company Ltd

Bridport & West Bay
Dorchester
Lyme Regis
Portland
Sherborne
Swanage
Weymouth

The Economic Impact of Dorset’s Visitor Economy 2012 Dorset and Districts (2013) – South West Research Company Ltd

The Value of Tourism in Dorset (2011) - South West Research Company Ltd

The Value of Tourism report aims to paint as comprehensive and detailed picture as possible of the economic position of tourism in Dorset, drawing together evidence on the volume and value of tourism from a number of sources and presenting it as a coherent whole.

The Value of Tourism in Dorset (2009) - South West Tourism

The Value of Tourism report aims to paint as comprehensive and detailed picture as possible of the economic position of tourism in Dorset, drawing together evidence on the volume and value of tourism from a number of sources and presenting it as a coherent whole.


Dorset Visitor Survey

Dorset Off-Peak Visitor Survey (Dec 2011) - Destination Dorset

This visitor survey provides knowledge and insight into the profile and behaviour of visitors outside the peak summer period.

Dorset Visitor Survey Report (2009) - Dorset & New Forest Tourism Data Project

This survey identifies and analyses issues such as visitor origins, motivations for visiting, accommodation used and activities undertaken.


Dorset Residents' Week

Dorset Residents' Week Report (2016) - Visit Dorset

Results and analysis of the annual Dorset Residents' Week Promotion.

Dorset Residents' Week Report (2015) - Visit Dorset

Results and analysis of the annual Dorset Residents' Week Promotion.

Dorset Residents' Week Report (2014) - Visit Dorset

Results and analysis of the annual Dorset Residents' Week Promotion.

Dorset Residents' Week Report (2013) - Visit Dorset

Results and analysis of the annual Dorset Residents' Week Promotion.


West Dorset Holiday Guide Customer Satisfaction

West Dorset Holiday Guide Customer Satisfaction Survey (2012)  - West Dorset Tourism

Survey was included within holiday guides ordered via the website to gauge satisfaction among users.


West Dorset Conversion Analysis

West Dorset Conversion Research (2014/15) - Carrier Direct Marketing / Customer Maze Ltd

Identify whether people who requested the Visitor Guide had then gone on to book a holiday as a result.


Weymouth & Portland Visitor Survey

Weymouth & Portland Visitor Survey (2012) - Research Group, Bournemouth University

The Economy group of Weymouth and Portland partnership commissioned the Market Research Group at Bournemouth University to undertake a survey of visitors to the Borough during the Olympic Sailing events.


Visit Dorset Accreditation Review

Visit Dorset Accreditation Review (April 2015) - Visit Dorset

In recent years, the increasing use of social media, accommodation review and booking websites has resulted in considerable changes to the way in which visitors choose to book their holiday accommodation. There has also been a change in the national policy by VisitEngland and other destinations are also reviewing inspection policies.

As part of the review we were keen to gain valuable feedback from the accommodation providers that that currently work with Visit Dorset.


State of Tourism

State of Tourism Report (2010) - Destination Dorset

Facts and figures relating to tourism both in Dorset and wider context.