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Six exciting new Aboriginal tourism experiences in NSW

24 March 2017

NSW’s Indigenous tourism sector is experiencing phenomenal growth, with a 50 percent increase in participation rates and the opening of six exciting new Aboriginal owned and operated tourism businesses.

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Disconnect to Reconnect- 10 tech free family holidays to give your tribe a digital detox

23 March 2017

Busy family lives are seeing us spend more time online than ever before, with kids bunkering down indoors and the whole family experiencing digital overload. A tech free camping trip is the answer to get the whole family off devices, and reconnecting with each other.

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Chinese celebrities to showcase Sydney and surrounds to millions in TV reality show

22 March 2017

Images of some of NSW’s most popular attractions will be seen by more than 44 million Chinese television and online viewers after filming of the popular Chinese reality show Travel with Superstar takes place across Sydney and Regional NSW this week.

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NSW launches new Aboriginal tourism toolkit

21 March 2017

A new travel industry toolkit featuring more than 50 Aboriginal tourism products and experiences is set to boost Indigenous tourism in NSW.

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Five new luxury boutique accommodation in Region NSW

20 March 2017

The doors of five new luxury boutique accommodation offerings have opened in Regional NSW, upping the ante of accommodation available across the State

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NSW dominates International visitor market

15 March 2017

NSW continues to dominate the visitor economy attracting more than 50 per cent of all international visitors to Australia last year, contributing a record $9.5 billion to the State’s economy according to the International Visitor Survey results released today.

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Vivid Sydney 2017: Bigger, Bolder, Brighter and a debut for Barangaroo

14 March 2017

Sydney’s newest harbourside precinct Barangaroo will make its Vivid Sydney debut in 2017, as part of a stellar festival program announced today by Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Minister for Tourism and Major Events Adam Marshall.

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Funding opportunity for rural and Regional NSW events now open

13 March 2017

Organisers of new and emerging rural and regional events held between July and December this year are being urged to apply for the NSW Government’s 2017 Incubator Event Fund, with round two applications now open.

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