Visitor arrivals to New Zealand up 1% in Sep-2019, arrivals from Australia up 6%

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

    • Visitor arrivals: 261,770, +1.4% year-on-year;
      • Oceania: 143,805, +6.0%;
        • Australia: 131,361, +6.4%;
      • Asia: 64,542, -10.8%;
        • China: 27,523, -15.1%;
        • Japan: 5333, -19.1%;
        • South Korea: 4992, -6.9%;
        • Taiwan: 4280, +47.0%;
        • Hong Kong: 2974, -19.5%;
      • Europe: 21,810, -4.0%;
        • UK: 8329, +0.3%;
        • Germany: 4135, -12.7%;
      • Americas: 22194, +1.2%;
        • US: 15,593, +4.0%;
        • Canada: 2775, +7.1%;
      • Africa and the Middle East: 3699, +11.1%.