MIL OSI – Source: Statistics New Zealand – Guest nights higher in April National guest nights for April 2015 were 3.6 percent higher than in April 2014, Statistics New Zealand said today. “Most of the rise for April was from international guest nights,” business indicators manager Neil Kelly said. “Visitor arrivals from overseas were up despite earlier Easter and school holidays in 2015 than in 2014.” For April 2015, compared with April 2014:
- Domestic guest nights were up 1.6 percent, and international guest nights were up 6.7 percent.
- North Island guest nights were up 4.9 percent, and South Island guest nights were up 1.6 percent.
- Nine of the 12 regional areas had higher guest nights.
- All four accommodation types had higher guest nights.