UK tourists' inclination to visit certain countries due to sporting events 2015

This statistic shows the distribution of inclination of tourists from the United Kingdom (UK) to visit certain holiday destinations due to sporting events as of 2015. Of respondents, 21 percent said they would be much or a little more inclined to visit Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) for the 2016 Olympics, while 23 percent said that the very same event made their visit to Rio de Janeiro a little or much less likely.

Has the hosting of a major sporting event made you more or less likely to visit each of the following locations…?

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Release date

November 2015


United Kingdom

Survey time period

September 2015

Number of respondents

1,036 respondents

Supplementary notes

Respondents included British holidaymakers who took a minimum seven-day summer holiday overseas or in the UK in 2015, according to source.

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Statistics on "Travel and tourism in the United Kingdom (UK)"

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