2013 Western market visitor growth : What explains the increase in advanced-economy visitors?

28 March 2014

A report to Tourism New Zealand.

International arrivals to New Zealand in 2013 grew at the fastest pace in a decade. Visitor arrivals were up 6.1% boosted by a rebound across several advanced economies and good performance by emerging markets like China. Our analysis shows that New Zealand specific factors played a large role in the recovery in visitor numbers across most markets.