The line graphs show information on UK tourism in terms of departures and arrivals over a 20-year period, while the bar chart presents the details of foreign travels made by UK citizens in 1999.
Overall, the number international travel done by UK residents was far above the number of foreigners who traveled in the UK from 1979 to 1999. Further, France remained as the most favorable tourist destination for English travelers in 1999.
As per the line graph, the number of visiting abroad among UK residents slightly increased from around 12 millions in 1979 to 20 millions in 1984. Similarly, the tourism departure showed a slight increase with less number. Stood 10 millions to 12 millions in the same period, such trend climbed steadily to 12 million overseas residents coming to UK. By comparison with the number of visiting to UK that showed a slight increase to nearly 30 millions in 1999, the overseas travel by UK residence rose sharply to more than 50 millions in 1999.
The sharp increase of traveling in 1999 attracts around 12 millions UK residence to come to France. Standing in contrast with USA trend being accounted 4 millions of UK visitors come there, such trend had almost three fold increase in full loan of visitor. Spain comes as the second favourable by 9 million visitors are arrived from UK. However, Turkey and Greece strong stance as the two least favourable tourism destination which reckoned less than 3 millions Britons deciding take their vacation there.