Spending by visitors at holiday parks nationally may put up
to $733 million into the New Zealand economy each year,
About $372 million, or 51%, of the spending was from domestic
visitors and the remaining $362 million, or 49%, from
international visitors, according to the research carried out
by Angus & Associates for the Holiday Parks Association.
New Zealand Holiday Parks generated 6.2 million guest nights
a year, from three million guest arrivals. The level of
activity represented 20% of all commercial guest nights in
New Zealand last year.
While the majority of holiday park guest nights were used by
domestic visitors (68%), the international market doubled
since the late 1990s, from about 15% of the total in 2012 to