MIL OSI – Source: Statistics New Zealand – Guest nights rise in February National guest nights for February 2015 were 5.4 percent higher than in February 2014, Statistics New Zealand said today. This is the 11th consecutive month of rises. “Most of the increase in February was from international guest nights,” business indicators manager Neil Kelly said. “Visitor numbers to New Zealand were boosted by the Chinese New Year and Cricket World Cup.” Also for February 2015 compared with February 2014:
- North Island guest nights were up 4.3 percent, and South Island guest nights were up 6.8 percent.
- Domestic guest nights were up 2.5 percent, and international guest nights were up 8.6 percent.
- All 12 regional areas had higher guest nights.
- All four accommodation types had higher guest nights.