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PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Of all the Yorkshire seaside resorts featured in Which? magazine's 2022 seaside destinations guide, Bridlington finished last. But it seems this hasn't kept visitors away from the East Yorkshire town which is enjoying a tourism boom. Visitors to Bridlington increased from 3.05m between June 2020 and May 2021 to 4.9m between June 2021 and May this year, according to figures from Place Informatics, which analyses tourism footfall and behaviour. That's an increase of 1.85m and 61%. While the lifting of coronavirus restrictions will have played a part, Bridlington experienced the greatest percentage increase of Yorkshire's six main seaside resorts. Read more: Yorkshire's best summer holiday destinations from UK's 'coolest' staycation to 'hidden gem' beaches While Scarborough had the smallest percentage increase in tourist numbers, the town still saw tourist numbers increase by more than a third (35%).
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.3m) between June 2021 and May 2022. Down the coast, Filey enjoyed a 56% jump in tourist numbers while further north in Whitby footfall rose by 44%. Visitor numbers to Hornsea increased by 40% while numbers visiting Saltburn-by-the-Sea rose by 37%. Clive Hall, CEO of Place Informatics, said: "It is great to see these popular Yorkshire seaside towns are attracting so many more visitors over the last 12 months, but these huge increases can impact local businesses, services and infrastructure if not managed correctly. Our data helps these seaside towns understand their visitors and helps them minimise any negative impact of this increased popularity to ensure these additional visitors are a positive for the towns and their businesses." Bridlington finished 72nd out of 87 resorts in this year's Which? guide, based on the consumer magazine's survey of thousands of tourists. It scored an overall 62% losing points for its lack of attractions and value for money. Read next: Two huge new Yorkshire caves are now open to explorers - and they look incredible I visited a Yorkshire beach for the first time in 27 years and had seven thoughts Yorkshire's 'poo-polluted' beach safe for swimming after years of poor water quality Yorkshire's best outdoor swimming spots from lakes to lidos The stunning waterfall trail in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales hardly anyone knows about
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