Regional Tourism Estimates October 2017

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

The latest visitor expenditure statistics show that the Hamilton & Waikato region garnered $1.456billion annual visitor expenditure for the year ended October 2017 - an increase of 6% on the previous year. International expenditure in the region sits at $373m and domestic expenditure totals $1.083billion (year ended October 2017).

For the month of October 2017 International expenditure totaled $28m, Domestic expenditure $94m, with a total monthly spend of $122m.

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