Update History

December 22, 2021

This page provides a month-to-month summary of the latest additions and changes to the Tourism Evidence and Insights Center (TEIC) and the Sustainable Tourism Explorer (STE). See how this site has evolved over time, or check out the newest useful features!

April 2022

Preparing for New Zealand reconnecting to the world
  • Tourism Electronic Card Transactions (TECT) released for February 2022. See more
  • First TEIC slide pack: 'Ka mua, ka muri - Looking forward to the border reopening by looking back at tourism data' See more
  • Tourism Recovery Dashboard launched. See more
  • Accommodation Data Programme released for March 2022. See more

March 2022

  • Tourism Electronic Card Transactions (TECT) released for January 2022. See more
  • Accommodation data is now available by property type. See more
  • Accommodation Data Programme released for February 2022. See more

February 2022

Do more with accommodation data
  • Accommodation data by area is now in one chart, now with rolling sums providing a smoother picture. See more
  • International Travel released for December 2021. See more
  • Accommodation Data Programme released for January 2022. See more
  • Tourism Electronic Card Transactions (TECT) released for December 2021. See more
  • Accommodation Data Programme released for December 2021. See more

January 2022

New pages added to the TEIC
  • International Travel released for November 2021. See more
  • Tourism electronic card spend by origin flow graphs are now available at a Territorial Authority level. See more
  • Tourism Electronic Card Transactions (TECT) released for November 2021. See more
  • Created a page about this site's origins and purpose. See more
  • Created this page to track the update history and growth of this site.

December 2021

Final data releases of 2021
  • Accommodation Data Programme (ADP) released for November 2021. For the first time, interactive visuals are included in our monthly report. See more
  • Tourism Satellite Account (TSA) released for the year-ended March 2021, the first release that analyses the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the tourism sector. See more
  • Tourism Electronic Card Transactions (TECT) released for October 2021. See more

November 2021

Regular data updates
  • International Travel released for August 2021. See more
  • Accommodation Data Programme (ADP) released for October 2021. See more
  • Tourism Electronic Card Transactions (TECT) released for September 2021. See more

October 2021

New datasets now available on the STE
  • Power users now have access to all datasets used in the STE for machine-automated download and reuse, pointing to permanent links that will be updated as information arrives. See more
  • The Business Event Data Programme (BEDP) has been added, measuring the performance of the meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (MICE) tourism industry. See more
  • International Travel released for July 2021. See more
  • Accommodation Data Programme (ADP) released for September 2021. See more
  • Tourism Electronic Card Transactions (TECT) released for August 2021. See more

September 2021

More measurements of environmental sustainability added to the STE
  • New graphs show the contribution to greenhouse gas emissions attributed to tourism. See more
  • Accommodation Data Programme (ADP) released for August 2021. See more
  • Tourism electronic card spend by origin graphs can now be adjusted by year-ending month. See more
  • Tourism Electronic Card Transactions (TECT) released for July 2021. See more

August 2021

Refined card transactions data
  • Chart tooltips are now always shown, particularly when exporting charts as images.
  • Tourism electronic card spend is now shown at the Territorial Authority level. See more
  • Tourism Electronic Card Transactions (TECT) released for June 2021. See more