Story: Tourist industry

Tourism expenditure

Tourism expenditure

The tourist industry often focuses on international tourism – yet domestic tourists spend more each year than international tourists. The importance of international tourism is that it brings in foreign exchange, and can be seen as similar to exports.

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Margaret McClure, 'Tourist industry - Challenges to the industry', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/graph/23220/tourism-expenditure (accessed 27 September 2020)

Story by Margaret McClure, published 11 Mar 2010