Regional Tourism Estimates Sept 2016

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

The latest visitor expenditure statistics show that the Hamilton & Waikato region garnered $1,308m annual visitor expenditure for the year ended Sept 2016, an increase of 4.3% from year ended Sept 2015. International expenditure in the region sits at $316m and domestic expenditure totals $992m (year ended Sept 2016).

For the month of Aug 2016 International expenditure totaled $21m, Domestic expenditure $66m, with a total monthly spend of $86m - a decrease of 8.7% on Sept 2015.

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