Tourism spending in New Zealand up 6% to USD19,663m in 2017

    New Zealand Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) reported (07-Feb-2018) the following tourism spending in New Zealand for 2017:

    • Total tourism spending: NZD27,677 million (USD19,663 million), +6% year-on-year;
      • Auckland: NZD8204 million (USD5828 million), +7%;
      • Canterbury: NZD3553 million (USD2524 million), +6%;
      • Otago: NZD3629 million (USD2578 million), +7%;
      • Waikato: NZD2548 million (USD1810 million), +6%;
      • Wellington: NZD2480 million (USD1762 million), +3%. [more – original PR]