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.
West Side Story bound for Sydney
11 July 2018
Sydney will play host to one of the world’s greatest pieces of theatre, the much-loved West Side Story, when it takes to the stage at Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour next year.
NSW home to six of Australia’s top restaurants
3 July 2018
New South Wales has come out on top of the 2018 Australia’s Top Restaurants Awards, boasting the majority of representation in the Top 10 and Top 100 categories as well as Australia’s Top Chef.
State’s road trippers encouraged to get off the beaten track
29 June 2018
A new $2 million NSW road trips campaign is now underway, designed to entice more travellers off the major highways and experience some of the State’s inviting rural and regional towns.
Aussies opt for regional NSW over Gold Coast
22 June 2018
Rural and regional NSW has overtaken regional Queensland, which includes the Gold Coast, in visitor expenditure for the first time, according to the latest National Visitor Survey (NVS).
Sydney scores musical trifecta
14 June 2018
NSW has once again demonstrated it is the home of musical theatre, with the ultimate trifecta of blockbuster productions secured to open in Sydney.
New training on offer for NSW tourism industry
14 June 2018
Tourism businesses across NSW will be offered workshops to help develop promote and sell their products to visitors from across Australia and the world.
Tutankhamun blockbuster to star in revamped Australian Museum
11 June 2018
The Australian Museum is set to host the extraordinary Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh blockbuster exhibition thanks to a $50 million refurbishment.
Up in lights – Vivid Sydney Switches On
25 May 2018
The lights have been switched on to mark the start of Vivid Sydney, with the city’s iconic buildings becoming the spectacular canvas for vibrant projections of art and light sculptures for the next 23 nights.