Taranaki in NZ attracting a lot of tourists of late

Published on : Thursday, December 21, 2017

indexTaranaki is enjoying a tourism boom following Lonely Planet naming it the second best region in the world to visit this year. However, although visitor numbers are up and they’re spending more, not everyone is cashing in just yet.


Last year, tourism contributed $362 million to the Taranaki economy up to October, going up by12 percent. Overall, guest nights have increased 4.5 percent to 644,000 and international guest nights are up more than 25 percent to 115,000.


In comparison, international guest nights for entire New Zealand are up only 5.5 percent. Taranaki is optimistic about 2018. A lot of overseas people are visiting the region. People from different countries like Holland and Europe, and quite a few Chinese people are dropping in.


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