Visitor arrivals to New Zealand down 1% in Feb-2019, arrivals from Asia down 12%

    Statistics New Zealand reported (12-Apr-2019) visitor arrivals to New Zealand for Feb-2019. Details include:

    • Visitor arrivals: 417,934, -1.3% year-on-year;
      • Oceania: 139,863, +2.2%;
        • Australia: 124,243, +1.0%;
      • Asia: 105,971, -12.2%;
        • China: 50,861, -26.2%;
        • Japan: 11,677, -2.6%;
        • South Korea: 10,385, +21.3%;
        • Hong Kong: 6853, +8.7%;
        • Taiwan: 6504, +22.1%;
      • Europe: 86,065, -1.2%;
        • Germany: 16,642, +5.2%;
        • UK: 37,785, -4.2%;
      • Americas: 70,654, -1.1%;
        • US: 51,864, +1.2%;
        • Canada: 12,565, -2.0%;
      • Africa and the Middle East: 5073, +2.3%.