Visitor arrivals to New Zealand stable in Mar-2017, departures up 11%

    Statistics New Zealand reported (26-Apr-2017) international visitor arrivals to New Zealand were stable year-on-year in Mar-2017. Details include:

    Total international visitor arrivals: 343,799, -0.2% year-on-year;

      • Oceania: 138,832, -5.9%;
        • Australia: 123,856, -7.1%;
      • Asia: 90,768, +2.5%;
        • China: 42,000, +3.8%;
        • Japan: 12,032, +8.2%;
        • South Korea: 7584, +3.5%;
        • Malaysia: 4928, +33.9%;
        • Singapore: 4272, -12.2%;
        • Hong Kong: 3872, -26.2%;
      • Europe: 55,024, +2.0%;
        • UK: 23,408, -6.5%;
        • Germany: 11,408, +9.4%;
      • Americas: 51,888, +14.8%;
        • USA: 38,432, +17.3%;
        • Canada: 7920, +10.7%;
      • Africa and Middle East: 4432, -1.4%;
        • South Africa: 1808, -9.6%;

    Departures: 192,234, +11.2%.