Regional Tourism Estimates May 2017

MBIE’s new Monthly Regional Tourism Estimates provide an estimate of international and domestic visitor spend for May 2017.

The latest visitor expenditure statistics show that the Hamilton & Waikato region garnered $1.429billion annual visitor expenditure for the year ended May 2017 - an increase of 8% on the previous year. International expenditure in the region sits at $355m and domestic expenditure totals $1.074billion (year ended May 2017).

For the month of May 2017 International expenditure totaled $21m, Domestic expenditure $85m, with a total monthly spend of $106m.

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