Regional Tourism Estimates Jan 2019

MBIE’s new Monthly Regional Tourism Estimates provide an estimate of international and domestic visitor spend for January 2019.

The latest visitor expenditure statistics show that the Waikato region garnered $1.574 billion annual visitor expenditure for the year ended January 2019. International expenditure in the region sits at $369m and domestic expenditure totals $1.205b (year ended January 2019).

For the month of December 2018 International expenditure totaled $47m, Domestic expenditure $111m, with a total monthly spend of $157m (9% up on January 2018)

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