Transport is an important part of tourism in NSW. Visitor access to NSW is an important element in building international and domestic visitation. Good transport also encourages dispersal by allowing visitors to move more freely around the State after they arrive.
Destination NSW monitors different forms of transport to ensure that the State’s current transport offering is sufficient to meet the needs of the growing tourism industry.
Aviation Performance in NSW 2015-16 (PDF 723 kb)
This report reviews the operating environment and significant historical events impacting aviation in NSW and Australia, and the aviation performance of Sydney and regional NSW over 2015 and into 2016.
International Aviation Performance - December 2015 (PDF 639 kb)
Air access plays an important role in attracting international visitors to a destination. This fact sheet provides an overview of international aviation capacity in NSW and Australia. It includes a comparison of air capacity into Australia’s major international airports, changes in capacity as well as information on seats and arrivals by airline for the top ten countries flying into Sydney Airport.
Domestic Aviation Performance – December 2016 (PDF 511 kb)
Domestic air connections are an important factor in the growth and development of a destination. This fact sheet provides an overview of domestic aviation capacity in NSW and Australia.
This report, compiled by Cruise Down Under, looks at the economic impact of the cruise shipping industry in Australia for the 2015-16 financial year.
The Cruise Line Industry Association (Australasia) has compiled a report on cruise passenger destinations and demographics in Australia and the world in 2016.
Sydney is Australia’s premier cruise port and it continues to grow as a major international cruise destination. The Sydney Cruise Ship passenger survey sought to gain an understanding of the demographic profile, and travel and spend behaviour of passengers and crew of ships visiting Sydney. The survey was conducted during the peak travel period in 2014.