Regional Tourism Estimates Dec 2018

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

The latest visitor expenditure statistics show that the Waikato region garnered $1.560 billion annual visitor expenditure for the year ended December 2018. International expenditure in the region sits at $362m and domestic expenditure totals $1.19b (year ended November 2018).

For the month of December 2018 International expenditure totaled $41m, Domestic expenditure $127m, with a total monthly spend of $168m (2% up on December 2017)

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