Tuesday, 25 April 2017 21:01

Northland leads in growth

Latest data from Statistics New Zealand shows Northland is leading the country in commercial guest night growth and that annual guest nights in the region are fast approaching the two million mark.

In February Northland’s commercial guest night numbers grew 10.5% with an additional 21,000 nights compared to the same month in 2016. In contrast guest nights across the country declined 0.4% on average in February, emphasising the big difference in Northland’s positive performance.

Published in Around New Zealand
Wednesday, 12 April 2017 22:49

Guest nights fall flat in Feb

National guest nights this February were relatively flat, down 0.4 percent on February 2016, according to new figures released by Statistics NZ.A 1.6% fall in domestic guest nights was partly offset by a 0.8% rise in international guest nights compared with February 2016. Last February had an extra day of trading, as 2016 was a leap year.

A 1.6% fall in domestic guest nights was partly offset by a 0.8% rise in international guest nights compared with February 2016. Last February had an extra day of trading, as 2016 was a leap year.

Guest nights in the North Island rose 1.0% in February 2017 compared with February 2016. However, guest nights in the South Island fell 2.2%.

Published in Industry Issues

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