The Thanet Tourism team has brought together the key information you will need to discover more about Thanet, the local and national tourism industry, and the latest visitor trends to help you identify and grow your target markets.
Thanet District Council has collated the key publicly available facts and figures about Thanet, its people and its economy.
The go-to guides about the district from Thanet District Council and Visit Kent for visitors and businesses packed with information about the Thanet tourism proposition – its key towns, villages, visitor destinations and services, heritage, key events and more…
The Thanet Tourism Team, in partnership with Visit Kent, undertakes regular research into the value and volume of tourism to the district taking advantage of the industry standard Cambridge Economic Impact Model.
This research informs the development of tourism policies for the district and helps businesses develop existing and new markets.
The research takes place every two years. Data based on 2015 research is available here
The Kent Business Barometer is a monthly snapshot of tourism business performance across the county. Key statistics – such as visitor numbers, bookings and occupancy – are collated from around 50 attractions, 350 accommodation providers, 20 conference venues, 5 cross channel carriers and 14 Visitor Information Centres.
The Barometer helps businesses benchmark performance, identify trends and tailor marketing campaigns appropriately. If you would like to contribute confidentially to the Visit Kent Business Barometer contact Raluca Brebeanu firstname.lastname@example.org or 01227 812917
VisitEngland’s business website provides in-depth market intelligence about tourism across the country.
Researchers with specialist industry expertise offer tailored visitor satisfaction surveys, project evaluations and economic impact studies taking advantage of face-to-face interviews, telephone interviews, email and online questionnaires.