Destination NSW

11 October 2011

Welcome to Destination NSW

Destination NSW is the lead government agency for the New South Wales (NSW) tourism and major events sectors.

Our role is to market Sydney and NSW as one of the world’s premier tourism and major events destinations; to secure major sporting and cultural events; to work in partnership with Business Events Sydney to win major international conventions and incentive travel reward programs; to develop and deliver initiatives that will drive visitor growth throughout the State; and to achieve the NSW Government’s goal of doubling expenditure within the State’s visitor economy by 2020.

This is our corporate website which features latest industry news, resources for industry and media releases. Visitors seeking travel information should go to our consumer sites visitnsw.com or sydney.com

Latest News

Country Championships 2015 22 August 2014
Minister for Racing Troy Grant today announced the development of a new race for NSW country trained horses which will be held on the first day of The Championships in 2015.

James Thierree returns to Sydney Festival with Tabac Rouge 22 August 2014
Deputy Premier and Minister for Tourism and Major Events Andrew Stoner today announced that the renowned entertainer James Thierrée is returning to Sydney Festival with his largest and most extravagant work to date, Tabac Rouge.

Lord Howe Island – Just Paradise 20 August 2014
A new tourism campaign showcasing the pristine natural environment and visitor attractions of Lord Howe Island has been launched, Deputy Premier and Minister for Tourism and Major Events Andrew Stoner said today.

Parramasala returns to Western Sydney 15 August 2014
NSW Premier Mike Baird and Minister for Citizenship and Communities Victor Dominello today announced Parramasala would return to Parramatta in October 2014.

Bledisloe Cup to hit Sydney 15 August 2014
Deputy Premier and Minister for Tourism and Major Events Andrew Stoner and Minister for Sport and Recreation Stuart Ayres are encouraging rugby fans to be at ANZ Stadium this Saturday to watch the Qantas Wallabies take on the New Zealand All Blacks in the Bledisloe Cup.

NSW FIRST Workshop Program supports development of State’s tourism industry 14 August 2014
Deputy Premier and Minister for Tourism and Major Events Andrew Stoner has announced registrations are now open for the NSW FIRST Workshop Program 2014 – a series of free workshops held in regional NSW and Sydney to support the development of the State’s tourism industry.

North Coast tourism businesses shine at annual awards night 14 August 2014
Deputy Premier, Minister for Tourism and Major Events, and Minister for the North Coast Andrew Stoner has congratulated four North Coast accommodation providers on their success at an annual awards night recognising excellence in the caravan and camping industry.

Italian champions Juventus touch down in Sydney 8 August 2014
Deputy Premier and Minister for Tourism and Major Events Andrew Stoner today welcomed the arrival of Italian football giants Juventus to Sydney.