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DOMESTIC TOURISM FACTS & FIGURES

  • Domestic tourism is worth more to New Zealand than international tourism

  • Domestic tourism expenditure reached $21.4 billion (YE Mar 17), up 4% on the previous year, compared with international tourism expenditure of $14.5 billion

  • Domestic tourism is worth $59 million daily to the New Zealand economy (YE Mar 17)

  • The Government collects $1.835 billion in GST from domestic travellers (YE Mar 2017)

2016 Facts & Figures

  • Domestic visitors spend more than international visitors in 24 of the 31 Regional Tourism Organisation areas

  • Kiwis took 17,403,000 domestic overnight trips in the past 12 months

  • Kiwis took 27,565,000 day trips in the past 12 months