Visitor arrivals to New Zealand up 2% in Aug-2019

    Statistics New Zealand reported (15-Oct-2019) visitor arrivals to New Zealand for Aug-2019. Details include:

    • Visitor arrivals: 251,131, +1.8% year-on-year;
      • Oceania: 132,273, +3.9%;
        • Australia: 120,235, +5.1%;
      • Asia: 70,013, -4.2%;
        • China: 29,327, -7.0%;
        • Japan: 9503, -4.8%;
        • South Korea: 4460, -3.9%;
        • Hong Kong: 4057, -6.1%;
        • Taiwan: 3846, +83.5%;
      • Americas: 20,047, +2.1%;
        • US: 14,579, +6.8%;
        • Canada: 2609, stable;
      • Europe: 20,007, -4.2%;
        • UK: 8020, -4.3%;
        • Germany: 2905, -3.9%;
      • Africa and the Middle East: 3858, +8.6%.