Visitor arrivals to New Zealand up 4% in Jul-2017, departures up 9%

    Statistics New Zealand reported (22-Aug-2017) international visitor arrivals to New Zealand for Jul-2017. Details include:

    • Total international visitor arrivals: 246,945, +3.8% year-on-year;
      • Oceania: 129,632, +5.1%;
        • Australia: 118,432, +5.4%;
      • Asia: 64,000, +4.0%;
        • China: 29,360, +11.9%;
        • Hong Kong: 4224, +28.2%;
        • Japan: 6800, -2.1%;
        • South Korea: 6000, +9.0%;
        • Malaysia: 2320, -23.3%;
        • Singapore: 2944, +4.0%;
      • Europe: 24,560, +15.4%;
        • UK: 11,056, +23.4%;
        • Germany: 3328, -3.3%;
      • Americas: 22,288, -5.0%;
        • USA: 15,312, -10.9%;
        • Canada: 2448, -3.8%;
      • Africa and Middle East: 4432, -3.1%;
        • South Africa: 1104, +3.0%;
    • Departures: 302,412, +8.7%. [more – original PR]