HTA Releases Maui’s January Visitor StatisticsFebruary 27, 2015, 10:14 AM HST · Updated February 27, 12:08 PM 0 Comments
By Maui Now Staff
The Hawaiʻi Tourism Authority released its January 2015 report outlining local visitor statistics.
On Maui Island, visitor spending rose by 6.1 percent to $438.5 million in January 2015, compared with $413.3 million in January 2014. Visitor arrivals were counted at 211,032, increasing by 6.8 percent and including a 12.1 percent increase in day-trip visitors over last year. The average stay for visitors was tallied at 9.52 days, down slightly from January 2014.
Average daily spending increased to $218 per person, rising slightly by 1 percent. The average amount spent for an entire trip per person was $2077.80, nearly the same as reported last year.
Statewide, total visitor spending for January 2015 fell by 2.5 percent to $1.4 billion. The total visitor days increased slightly compared with January last year.