How does your turnover compare to same quarter last year? (Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire respondents)
The Tourism Industry Barometer is a nationwide survey conducted on a quarterly basis. The survey is a partnership between VisitScotland, local councils and destination organisations. The results are used at a regional level to provide feedback to businesses on how tourism in our area is performing.
These figures represent Quarter 3 (July - September) 2018 (Sample = 89 respondents).
Circa 70% of Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire respondents stated that spend was up or similar to the comparable quarter for 2017.
However, the Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire figures were below the national average in relation to a turnover increase, and above the national average for turnover decrease. The national figures are presented below:
Business Closed: 1.57%
The Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire sample is relatively small so do treat results with some caution.