11 Sep 2009

Guest nights up

11:32 am on 11 September 2009

Guest nights in short-term commercial accommodation were up 3% in July this year compared to last year.

It's only the second month this year that guest nights have increased on year-ago levels.

Domestic guest nights were up 4% and international guest nights were up 2%.

Four of the five accommodation types recorded more guests: hotels recorded the largest increase, up 8% on July 2008.