||<p>In 2016 there were 363,064 international visits to Nottinghamshire, up 29% on the
previous year. These visitors spent £128 million in Nottinghamshire, up 23% on the
previous year.</p><p> </p><p>VisitBritain and VisitEngland are responsible for promoting
the UK as a tourist destination, through a range of different initiatives and campaigns.
VisitBritain receive annual grant-in-aid totalling £19.4m from DCMS and VisitEngland
receive £7m.</p><p> </p><p>The Discover England Fund, administered by VisitEngland,
has invested in the development of tourism product across the East Midlands area.
Projects such as The Explorer’s Road, the US Connections project and the England’s
Literary Greats have all received funding.</p><p> </p><p>Information from the Ministry
for Housing, Communities and Local Government indicate that Local Authorities spent
£5.2m on tourism in 2016-17. <strong> </strong></p>