30 Oct 2015: Tourism’s phenomenal growth

The Tourism Satellite Account released this week by Statistics New Zealand shows phenomenal growth in tourism, with the industry outstripping its performance targets.

Total tourism expenditure in the year to March 2015 was $29.8 billion, up 10.3% on the previous year. International spend increased 17.4% to $11.8 billion, while domestic tourism expenditure increased 6.3% to $18.1 billion. Read more.