Welsh tourism sector 'one of strongest in UK' in 2013

Wales enjoyed a bumper year for tourism in 2013, a survey has revealed.

Half a million more visitors from Britain alone crossed the border compared to 2012, with an eight per cent rise in overnight stays.

Visitors spent £1.4 billion, with Wales' tourism sector seeing some of the strongest increases in Britain.

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Figures reveal a 'very successful' 2013 for tourism in Wales

The Great Britain Tourism Survey has revealed British residents made more than eight million visits to Wales in the first nine months of 2013 - up 7.8% compared to the same period in 2012.