Regional Tourism Estimates Aug 2016

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

The latest visitor expenditure statistics show that the Hamilton & Waikato region garnered $1,297m annual visitor expenditure for the year ended Aug 2016, an increase of 7.9% from year ended Aug 2015. International expenditure in the region sits at $274m and domestic expenditure totals $1,023m (year ended Aug 2016).

For the month of Aug 2016 International expenditure totaled $17m, Domestic expenditure $74m, with a total monthly spend of $92m - an increase of 4.5% on Aug 2015.

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