Regional Tourism Estimates Dec 2016

MBIE’s new Monthly Regional Tourism Estimates provide an estimate of international and domestic visitor spend for Dec 2016.

The latest visitor expenditure statistics show that the Hamilton & Waikato region garnered $1,385m annual visitor expenditure for the year ended Dec 2016. International expenditure in the region sits at $333m and domestic expenditure totals $1,052m (year ended Dec 2016).

For the month of Dec 2016 International expenditure totaled $43m, Domestic expenditure $111m, with a total monthly spend of $154m - an increase of 8.8% on Dec 2015.

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