At the forefront of UK tourism
The industry has a vital role to play in the battle to keep holiday spend in Britain, thus helping to stem the ever-widening gap in the tourism balance of payments.
Caravanning in its widest context is a major generator of income and employment within the national economy. Visitors boost the local communities, particularly in the summer months, by creating seasonal employment opportunities and by supporting local shops, restaurants and other businesses.
The caravan industry is very diverse and there are four distinct product sectors that fall under the statutory definition of a caravan:-
The caravan industry is at the forefront of UK Tourism. The majority of businesses in the industry are SMEs or micro-enterprises, usually independently owned and managed as a family concern.