28 Oct 2016: Tourism Spending Soars

A record increase in visitor spending has our industry well on its way to achieving the Tourism 2025 $41 billion aspirational goal.

Visitor expenditure reached $34.7b in the year ended March 2016, up 12.2% on the previous year, according to the new Tourism Satellite Account, released by Statistics NZ this week.

International tourism expenditure reached $14.5b, up 19.6%, while domestic spending reached $20.2b, up 7.4%

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