New Zealand sees highest visitor arrivals since 2008, 3.7m visitors in 2017

    Statistics New Zealand reported (07-Feb-2018) international visitor arrivals to New Zealand. Details include:

    • Dec-2017:
      • Visitor arrivals: 513,349, +3.9% year-on-year;
        • Australia: 191,696, -1.0%;
        • USA: 48,352, +12.2%;
        • UK: 41,504, +1.3%;
        • China: 39,296, +9.4%;
        • Germany: 15,856, -1.9%;
        • Singapore: 13,168, +4.2%;
        • Japan: 12,944, +1.1%;
        • South Korea: 11,120, +21.9%;
        • Canada: 9584, +15.6%;
        • Hong Kong: 9504, +11.2%;
        • Malaysia: 7168, -8.4%;
    • 2017:
      • Visitor arrivals: 3.7 million, +6.7%.

    According to CAPA Tourism Database, New Zealand saw the highest visitor arrivals since 2008 in 2017. [more – original PR]