This information provides a monthly census of commercial accommodation providers in New Zealand and is produced by Stats NZ. You can look at the data by each regional tourism organisation and also by the varying type of accommodation available such as hotels. motels, backpackers and holiday parks.
Monthly Regional Tourism Estimates
The statistics behind Monthly Regional Tourism Estimates (MRTE’s) are produced by new research based on electronic card transaction data. The figures provide useful and regular updates on both International and Domestic Tourism Expenditure within the regions.
International Visitor Arrivals
International Visitor Arrivals to New Zealand (IVA) is a monthly report produced by Statistics New Zealand and sponsored by Tourism New Zealand. The report contains detailed tables and graphs of monthly and annual data, showing the number and characteristics of visitor arrivals. Visitor arrivals are defined as overseas residents arriving in New Zealand for a stay of less than 12 months
Forecasts for Regional Tourism
Forecasting is an important process to support the tourism sector and government in decision making and planning. They allow the industry to base business strategy on expectations of future tourism demand.
The Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment produces forecasts annually for a seven-year projection period. The current forecasts cover the period to 2022.
The forecast data is for both international and domestic tourists and includes information on visits, visitor nights, length of stay, purpose of visit and visitor origin.
Tourism is an important economic driver for New Zealand and there are many statistics gathered, analysed and reported on that help the sector to better understand the demands, needs and patterns of tourists.
As our national orgranisation, Tourism New Zealand is at the forefront of capturing great information and is a very useful resource.
Key Tourism Statistics
A wide range of tourism statistics are produced for New Zealand on a monthly, quarterly or annual basis. The Key tourism statistics fact sheet summarises these, and is updated regularly throughout each month as new data is released.