The tourism industry in the North East says there are signs of a boost in the number of people choosing a staycation after the UK's decision to leave the EU.
Security fears and a weaker pound have led to a rise in interest from holidaymakers looking to take a break closer to home.
Some of the region's attractions have also seen an increase in visitors.
Julia Barthram reports:
A1 Western Bypass Northbound travel time currently 19mins between J65 Birtley & J77 Airport
Northbound traffic running as normal
TT2 staff dealing with breakdown in northbound tunnel