Tourists turn their backs on Britain after Brexit 'damaged our reputation'

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Tourists turn their backs on Britain after Brexit 'damaged our reputation' as foreign visitor numbers fall by 1.3 million in the last year Number of overseas visits fell by 3% in 2018 compared with the year before 7% fall in the money spent on accommodation, food, shopping and attractions  Brexit has put foreign visitors off as it is seen to have 'damaged our reputation'

By Sean Poulter Consumer Affairs Editor For The Daily Mail and Press Association

Published: 01:26 BST, 25 May 2019 | Updated: 01:59 BST, 25 May 2019

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Tourists are turning their back on Brexit Britain for a holiday.

The number of visits from overseas fell by 3 per cent in 2018 compared with the year before – dropping by 1.3 million to 37.9 million – even though the value of the pound was low. 

And there was a fall of 7 per cent in the money spent on accommodation, food, shopping and attractions, equalling a drop of £1.6 billion.

The number of visits from overseas fell by 3 per cent in 2018 compared with the year before – dropping by 1.3 million to 37.9 million – even though the value of the pound was low

The number of visits from overseas fell by 3 per cent in 2018 compared with the year before – dropping by 1.3 million to 37.9 million – even though the value of the pound was low

The number of Britons going overseas also dropped by 1 per cent, with more people

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