24 Mar 17: Insight update

Latest data insights

Arrivals up
International arrivals were up 10.7% in the year ending February 2016, with New Zealand welcoming more than 3.5 million visitors annually for the first time.

The China slowdown in growth continued, though still at a respectable 9.4%. German annual visitor arrivals numbered more than 100,000 for the first time. READ MORE

January guest nights
International guest nights increased 6.9% in January 2017 compared with January 2016, while domestic guest nights decreased 2.7%. Guest nights were up in most regions, with the biggest increase (9.9%) in the Hawkes Bay-Gisborne area.

Guest nights increased 5.5% for the YE January 2017. READ MORE