Visitor arrivals to New Zealand up 2% in Sep-2018, visitor arrivals from Australia down 3%

    Statistics New Zealand reported (24-Oct-2018) international visitor arrivals to New Zealand for Sep-2018. Details include:

    • Total international visitor arrivals: 258,155, +2.1% year-on-year;
      • Oceania: 135,696, -1.6%;
        • Australia: 123,456, -2.7%;
      • Asia: 72,336, +7.5%;
        • China: 32,416, +5.6%;
        • Japan: 6592, +4.0%;
        • Malaysia: 5984, +35.5%;
        • South Korea: 5360, -19.9%;
        • Hong Kong: 3696, +22.2%;
        • Singapore: 3696, +7.4%;
      • Europe: 22,720, +1.6%;
        • UK: 8304, +5.5%;
        • Germany: 3024, -6.4%;
      • Americas: 21,936, +9.5%;
        • US: 14,992, +13.3%;
        • Canada: 2592, +8.7%;
      • Africa and Middle East: 3328, +14.3%.