New Zealand visitor spend growth outpacing visitor arrival growth by 150% p/a

    New Zealand‘s Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment reported (21-Feb-2019) the growth in visitor spend is outpacing visitor arrival increases by 150% p/a. Total international visitor spend increased 6% year-on-year in 2018 to NZD11.2 billion (USD7.6 billion), with holiday visitors contributing NZD7 billion (USD4.8 billion) of this.