Regional Tourism Estimates Feb 2018

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

The latest visitor expenditure statistics show that the Hamilton & Waikato region garnered $1.5billion annual visitor expenditure for the year ended Feb 2018 - an increase of 5.9% on the previous year. International expenditure in the region sits at $357m and domestic expenditure totals $1.143billion (year ended Feb 2018).

For the month of Feb 2018 International expenditure totaled $48m, Domestic expenditure $93m, with a total monthly spend of $141m.

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