Hawke’s Bay Tourism gathers a range of information to determine trends in visitor arrivals, length of stay and visitor spend in Hawke’s Bay.
The following measures record visitor arrivals and economic impact
Regional Tourism Estimates – reflecting visitor spend. The RTEs provide regional stakeholders with absolute dollar estimates of tourism expenditure at a detailed regional level (i.e. by regional council, territorial authority, visitors’ country of origin and industry). Dollars spent is measured by dollars spent in accommodation, food and beverage services, retail sales, retail sales fuel, other tourism products and other passenger transport.
International Visitor Survey – international visitor arrivals http://www.stats.govt.nz/iva
Commercial Accommodation Monitor – hotels, motels, holiday parks and backpackers http://www.stats.govt.nz/browse_for_stats/industry_sectors/accommodation/info-releases.aspx
Hawke’s Bay Commercial Accommodation Monitor Statistics (CAM Stats)