Regional Tourism Estimates May 2019

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

The latest visitor expenditure statistics show that the Waikato region garnered $1.560 billion annual visitor expenditure for the year ended May 2019. International expenditure in the region sits at $361m and domestic expenditure totals $1.199b (year ended May 2019).

For the month of May 2019 International expenditure totaled $23m, Domestic expenditure $93m, with a total monthly spend of $117m (same as May 2018)

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