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Visitor Demand Mapping

Destination Queenstown have created a Visitor Demand Mapping report, first published on 14 May 2020. The paper covers a range of scenarios on when visitor demand is likely to start, set and scale for the Queenstown Lakes District over the next four years. It aims to identify timelines for optimistic and conservative scenarios regarding the return of demand for tourism products within the Queenstown Lakes District.

The updates cover recent developments that impact visitation to Queenstown in New Zealand and in off-shore markets in the longer term.

Last update was published 2 December, 2020. Updates are made every four weeks but due to the Christmas break, next update will be made 27 January, 2020. 


SKAL Visitor Mapping Presentation Slides.

Presentation given September 9, 2020.


30 Day Forward Outlook Chart

Destination Queenstown has developed a 30 day forward outlook chart indicating the current levels of accommodation occupancy in Queenstown. 

Last update was published 14 December, 2020. The next refresh will be 28 January 2021.