28 August 2015: Stronger international spending for July 2015

Nearly all Regional Tourism Organisations recorded stronger international spending for July 2015.

Of the 31 RTOs, 22 recorded international growth of more than 10% and Gisborne, Rotorua, Lake Taupo and Wairarapa recorded international visitor spending growth of more than 30%.

Domestic spending increased 3% in July 2015 compared to July 2014. It’s positive to see international visitor expenditure growing faster the arrivals, in line with Tourism 2025’s aspirational goals. Read more here.