Regional Tourism Estimates Oct 2016

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

The latest visitor expenditure statistics show that the Hamilton & Waikato region garnered $1,367m annual visitor expenditure for the year ended Oct 2016, an increase of 9.6% from year ended Oct 2015. International expenditure in the region sits at $320m and domestic expenditure totals $1,047m (year ended Oct 2016).

For the month of Oct 2016 International expenditure totaled $27m, Domestic expenditure $88m, with a total monthly spend of $115m - an increase of 8.3% on Oct 2015.

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