Tourism key for NZ

Travel Daily - - News -

TRAVEL and tourism gen­er­ated 18% of New Zealand’s gross do­mes­tic prod­uct in 2017, ac­cord­ing to re­search pub­lished by the World Travel and Tourism Coun­cil this week.

The re­port also fore­casts this pro­por­tion in­creas­ing to 20% of NZ GDP over the next decade.

The tourism and travel sec­tor also em­ployed 212,000 peo­ple or 8.8% of NZ’s to­tal jobs, and grew faster than the wider econ­omy.

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