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Regional/National Dimension

Specific industries that are more important, in terms of employment, in certain nations and regions are:

  • Tourist services (supports a higher proportion of jobs in Wales and London than elsewhere in the UK)
  • Events (London and the West Midlands)
  • Gambling (North East)
  • Visitor attractions (South East, West Midlands and South West)
  • Holiday centres, self-catering accommodation, youth and backpacker hostels (South West)

Source: Sector Skills Assessment for the UK Hospitality, Leisure, Travel and Tourism Sector 2010