Tourism

Research and Insights


There are a number of tourism industry reports available to view which give an insight into the economy of Angus.

Visitor Survey – Findings from July 2016 to June 2017 

Tourism is a key sector of the economy in Angus. The destination offers a wide range of tourism products, including golf, coastline and beaches, town centres and individual attractions as well as the natural landscape and scenery of the Angus Glens. This report presents the findings of the Angus Visitor Survey based on the responses of visitors to the area between July 2016 and June 2017.

VisitScotland Local Tourism Industry Barometer

This is carried out every quarter. Local tourism businesses are encourage to submit their quarterly returns. If Angus can provide over 30 returns per quarter, specific Angus results will be produced giving a greater insight into the tourism sector.

Angus STEAM Report 

Angus Council subscribe to the annual Angus STEAM Tourism Report undertaken by Global Tourism Solutions. This report show tourism trends across the sector for the year.

View Angus Economy Report for up to date reports.


There is a tourism industry working group set up to manage data and insights. This group aims to:

  • understand our visitors and create products and experiences to meet their needs and expectations.
  • develop a visitor survey to identify opportunities to improve the visitor experience as well as measure customer satisfaction.
  • work together to collect, share and analyse a range of data.

If you are an Angus tourism business, you can join this industry working group. Contact us to find out more.

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