Visitor arrivals to New Zealand up 3% in FY2019, visitor expenditure up 1%

    Tourism New Zealand reported (30-Oct-2019) visitor arrivals to New Zealand in the 12 months ended 30-Jun-2019:

    • Visitor arrivals: 3.9 million, +2.7% year-on-year;
      • Holiday: 2.0 million, +0.4%;
        • Australia: 602,312, +4.1%;
        • China: 316,069, -8.0%;
        • US: 243,645, +8.5%;
        • UK: 101,729, -3.3%;
        • Germany: 74,776, -1.0%;
        • Japan: 67,016, -0.8%;
        • South Korea: 62,977, -7.1%;
        • Canada: 42,168, +7.1%;
        • Singapore: 41,696, +4.6%;
        • Malaysia: 37,145, -0.7%;
        • India: 28,125, -10.3%;
        • Indonesia: 18,581, -2.2%;
        • Philippines: 11,175, +7.1%;
        • Argentina: 10,299, -38.3%;
        • Brazil: 9326, -15.3%;
    • Visitor expenditure: NZD11,200 million (USD6900 million), +0.6%;
      • By country market:
        • Australia: NZD2600 million (USD1612 million), +0.9%;
        • China: NZD1700 million (USD1054 million), +1.8%;
        • US: NZD1400 million (USD867.9 million), +6.9%;
        • UK: NZD979 million (USD606.9 million), -5.9%;
        • Germany: NZD575 million (USD356.4 million), +2.3%;
        • Japan: NZD273 million (USD169.2 million), +8.1%;
      • Holiday visitor expenditure: NZD7100 million (USD4401 million), +0.4%;
    • Visitor expenditure per person: NZD3310 (USD2052), +0.6%;
      • By country market:
        • Germany: NZD6020 (USD3732), +2.8%;
        • UK: NZD4490 (USD2783), -0.3%;
        • China: NZD4340 (USD2690), +7.3%;
        • US: NZD4240 (USD2628), stable;
        • Japan: NZD3080 (USD1909), +10.6%;
        • Australia: NZD1970 (USD1221), +0.6%;
      • Holiday visitor expenditure per person: NZD3970 (USD2461), +3.5%.