Did you know that in the first six months of this year (Jan to June 2012) that total short term departures from New Zealand grew by 6.5% over the same period last year?
Departures for Business and Conventions and Conferences only grew 2.8% over the same period.
On a month by month basis Business departures looked like this:
Business Travel includes Business and Conventions and Conferences departures.
In the first six months of this year, Business Departures represented only 18% of total departures.
Source: Statistics New Zealand