Short-term visitor arrivals reached 3.79 million in the year to April, up 5% on the previous period, according to Stats NZ’s latest travel and migration figures.
With a cumulative count of 636 million foreign arrivals into the region in 2017, Asia Pacific sets a new record.
Visitors to New Zealand grew 8% in the year to March 2018 to a record 3.82 million driven by growth from the across the country’s major source markets, according to Stats NZ’s latest international travel numbers.
Chinese New Year falling in February in 2018 helped drive the number of visitors from that country to 68,900 during that month, more than double last year’s 33,700, according to Stats NZ.
Holiday arrivals grew 7.5% in 2017 to 1.95 million with the United States showing the healthiest growth among New Zealand’s major markets.
A record 3.73 million overseas visitors came to New Zealand in the year to December 2017 year with just over half of them here for a holiday.
A record 3.71 million visitors arrived in New Zealand in the November 2017 year. This was an 8 percent increase from the November 2016 year, Stats NZ said today.
Australian tourists and visitors pushed total arrivals to New Zealand to a record 3.69 million for the year to October, up 8% on the previous corresponding period, according to Stats NZ.
A record-breaking 3.68 million visitors arrived in New Zealand in the September 2017 year, up 9% on the previous 12 month period, according to Stats NZ.
Visitor arrivals to New Zealand reached a new annual record of 3.67 million for the year to August, up 9% compared to the previous year.
International visitor arrivals were up 9,100 to 246,900 for July 2017 compared to the same month last year, says Stats NZ.
In July 2017, 246,900 overseas visitors arrived in New Zealand, setting a new July record, said Stats NZ.
Almost all international visitors rate New Zealand as a destination with 96% saying their trip met or exceeded expectations, according to MBIE.
International arrivals were up by 21% in June 2017 with the British & Irish Lions rugby tour a key contributor to this growth with arrivals from the UK and Ireland up by 265%.
A surge in visitors from the United Kingdom and Ireland arriving for the British and Irish Lions rugby tour helped boost total overseas visitor arrivals in June 2017 by 17%.
Tourists are forecast to return to Christchurch at a higher rate than pre-earthquake, according to a new report charting the city’s recovery.
Nearly half a million people visited the Coromandel over the last Christmas-New Years period, according to our latest peak population study.
Visitor arrivals to New Zealand jumped to a new annual record of just over 3.6m in the year end May 2017, a 10% increase on the same period the previous year.
Visitor arrivals for the April 2017 year numbered 3.6 million, setting a new annual record.
Storms came and went, but it was a long, scorching summer for Auckland as far as tourism goes.
Short-term visitor arrivals were flat in March compared to the same month last year marking the first period since 2014 when a new monthly record was not set.
Tourism is on a tear with no sign of slowing, driven by ever-higher numbers of Chinese tourists, right? Actually, no.
Air services to New Zealand from China have been boosted by 20% and measures to facilitate easier travel for Chinese visitors have been launched.
Passenger volumes peaked as expected, with more than 3.68 million travellers passing through international airports in December, January and February.
Tourists continued to flock to New Zealand in record numbers in the year to February.
The Ports of Auckland handled 31 cruise ship visits for the month of February, welcoming 89,516 visiting passengers and crew.
For the second consecutive month, Auckland Airport welcomed a record number of international passengers.
The number of visitors to New Zealand has passed the 3.5 million mark with total arrivals up 11 per cent for the year ending January 2017.
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Japanese visitors to New Zealand broke through the 100,000 mark for the first time since 2008, with the market showing recovery form a long decline due to economic issues and natural disasters.
Its official, 2016 was a bumper year for holiday arrivals to New Zealand with record numbers of tourists, up 16.2 per cent on the previous year.
“Our challenge now is to maintain the growth trajectory in a sustainable way,” Tourism Industry Aotearoa Chief Executive Chris Roberts says.
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