The purpose of the article is to prepare statistics for analyzing the effects of tourism on Wellington by completing the following report sections. The report is structured into eight key sections. The macro environmental effects on the tourism industry are discussed. The domestic and international volume and tourist expenditure evidence is presented, along with the industry attractions and segments. These sections give the introduction to the facts of tourism in Wellington. The next four sections are analysis of facts. Analysis is conducted based on the motivator, facilitator, resistance factors of Wellington, its strengths and weaknesses and tourism overall impact on the city.
The discussion section will present the trends present with respect to the social, cultural, economic, political, and technological elements influencing the growth of tourism for Wellington, the expenditures, the types of attractions and more.
Wellington is the socio-cultural capital of New Zealand. It is one of the most populous cities and is home to many museums and theatres. Wellington city has a steadily growing population and as of 2011, it has almost 200,100 people (Wellington City Council, 2014a). The city has a strategic vantage in that it is connected by means of closely linked cities. It accounts for almost 41 percent of the population in its region. This population estimates are expected to grown in the coming year (Jackson, 2012). This is a city that has a long and colourful history Wellington city population is also relatively young (Statistics New Zealand, 2013).