Regional Tourism Estimates August 2018

MBIE’s new Monthly Regional Tourism Estimates provide an estimate of international and domestic visitor spend for August 2018.

The latest visitor expenditure statistics show that the Hamilton & Waikato region garnered $1.549billion annual visitor expenditure for the year ended August 2018. International expenditure in the region sits at $365m and domestic expenditure totals $1.184billion (year ended August 2018).

For the month of August 2018 International expenditure totaled $22m, Domestic expenditure $88m, with a total monthly spend of $111m (10% up on August 2017)

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