Business Development Resources

27 October 2011

Destination NSW has an extensive range of business development resources available to assist tourism operators and related businesses in the tourism and events industry. The collection is constantly being updated and enhanced in response to industry requests and the availability of new programs and multi-media options, so it might be an idea to bookmark this page for return visits.

In this section:

Product development
Work with Destination NSW
Work with the industry
Research and market knowledge
Business tools
Online promotion
Media opportunities
Marketing
Export ready: international marketing
Regional Tourism
Funding and support


Product development

Tourism business toolkit
A guide to understanding the tourism industry as well as practical tips and insights for tourism product development, pricing, promotion and distribution.

Small Business Toolkit: Tourism module
Suite of resources including video tips, case studies and business planning tools.

NSW First Workshop Program

Tourism Australia industry resources and toolkits
Resources to assist with adding value to your business and working with media and inbound markets.

Visitor safety and security

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Work with Destination NSW

Partner opportunities July 2014 – June 2015

Insights industry newsletter

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Work with the industry

Tourism industry contacts
Including tourism organisations (RTOs) and industry groups

Accredited Visitor Information Centres

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Research and market knowledge

Sourcing tourism information (PDF 133kb)
A summary of where to find localised tourism information.

Tourism facts and figures

Tourism Research Australia

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Business tools

Small Business Toolkit – Small Biz Connect
Business and planning tools to assist small businesses to start, run and grow.

Sydney Tourism Employment Plan
The Sydney Tourism Employment Plan aims to address issues related to labour shortages and skills development in the tourism and hospitality sectors in Sydney.

Sustainable tourism and business practices

Tourism business licensing

Government business programs

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Online promotion

Get Connected: free website listings

NSW Connect: online booking platform

Tourism e-kit: online marketing tutorials

Engaging with Destination NSW social media channels (PDF 209kb)

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Media opportunities

Destination NSW publicity

Working with the media - Smallbiz Toolkit

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Marketing

Sydney marketing campaigns

Regional NSW marketing campaigns

Sector marketing

Tourist attraction signposting

Destination NSW image library

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Export ready: international marketing

Targeting international visitors: a guide to developing inbound business

Marketing NSW overseas: Destination NSW international marketing

Planning for inbound success: Tourism Australia: export ready guide

Sydney and NSW export ready product factsheets

International market intelligence and profiles

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Regional Tourism

Regional Visitor Economy Fund

Destination Management Planning

Regional community economic development self-help modules

Regional Flagship Events Program

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Funding and support

Destination NSW funding

Other government support

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