The research was published in Abta’s annual Travel Trends Report which reviews the last 12 months and makes predictions for the year ahead. It is based on feedback from Abta members and research by the association. More people took an overseas holiday this year compared to anytime in the last seven years, with a 5% increase in the number of foreign holidays taken. Domestic tourism saw a slight decline in 2018 due to a prolonged winter but spending was up 4% to £4.7billion. Get the full story at Travel Weekly UK