New Zealand visitor arrivals up 6% in May-2018

    Statistics New Zealand reported (22-Jun-2018) international visitor arrivals to New Zealand for May-2018. Details include:

    • Total international visitor arrivals: 220,079, +6.2% year-on-year;
    • Oceania: 102,000, +4.6%;
      • Australia: 90,096, +4.3%;
    • Asia: 74,064, +12.4%;
      • China: 30,544, +10.8%;
      • South Korea: 5024, +0.3%;
      • Singapore: 4336, +21.0%;
      • Japan: 4144, -19.6%;
      • Hong Kong: 4112, +34.6%;
      • Malaysia: 4064, -23.0%;
    • Europe: 17,760, +1.8%;
      • UK: 7008, -7.2%;
      • Germany: 2832, +3.5%;
    • Americas: 23,648, +0.4%;
      • US: 17,056, +0.6%;
      • Canada: 2816, +7.3%;
    • Africa and Middle East: 2512, +6.8%. [more – original PR]