The graph below shows the average daily spend of three categories of international visitor to New Zealand from 1997 to 2017. Summarise it.

The line graph compares three types of travellers to New Zeland between 1997 and 2017 in terms of their average daily expenditure. It is noticeable that spending by these international visitors was at its highest between the years 2000 and 2003. Overall,
travellers spent the most per day, while people visiting friends or relatives spent the least. In 1997,
visitors to New Zeland spent an average of almost 260 dollars per day, while holidaymakers spent around 190 dollars and people visiting friends or relatives spent less than 120 dollars. Over the following five years, spending by all three types of travellers increased dramatically, to peaks of around 330 dollars, 270 dollars and 220 dollars.
, visitor spending suddenly fell again between 2003 and 2005. From 2005 to 2015, the daily expenditure of
travellers and tourists fluctuated around the 200 dollars, whereas people visiting relations or friends spent roughly 60 to 80 dollars less per day. By 2017, daily spending had risen to approximately 250 dollars, 210 dollars, 140 dollars
respectively for
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respectively, for
leisure time away from work devoted to rest or pleasure
people and those visiting loved ones.

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