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All the latest news releases about tourism and events in NSW.

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The show begins for Vivid Sydney – Australia’s largest event on Seven’s Weekender

18 April 2019

Interstate and intrastate travellers are being enticed to visit the Harbour City during the acclaimed Vivid Sydney festival through three weeks of features on Channel 7’s Weekender travel program in Queensland, South Australia and NSW.

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Enjoy an egg-cellent Easter in NSW

18 April 2019

Locals and visitors alike are being encouraged to explore NSW this Easter break, and enjoy the State’s impressive list of events and experiences.

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NSW first in Australia for export ready tourism business

12 April 2019

NSW has continued its reign as Australia’s leading tourism State with an export ready boom including new operators showcased at the 2019 Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE19) this week.

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New content to showcase NSW Aboriginal cultural tours in ten languages

12 April 2019

NSW’s unique and exceptional Aboriginal tourism experiences received international exposure this week with new Aboriginal cultural videos dedicated to the sector released in ten different languages at the Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE) trade show.

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Tickets now on sale for Sydney-exclusive of Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

8 April 2019

Spectators keen to catch the Sydney-exclusive performances of The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo are being urged to secure their seat, with tickets to the internationally-recognised show now on-sale.

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Countdown is on to Australia’s largest event – Vivid Sydney only 50 days away

5 April 2019

With just 50 days to go until Lights On! on Friday 24 May 2019, light artists are finalising concepts and developing their installations, social media coverage is gaining momentum and tickets are on sale for all events.

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Australia’s largest event conference announces regional NSW location for 2020

3 April 2019

Destination NSW in partnership with Crowne Plaza, have chalked up another win for regional business events, with the Hunter Valley announced as the host location of a major conference in 2020, which is set to turbocharge the local economy and showcase the region to prospective decision makers.

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NSW edges $11 billion record in international visitor spend

30 March 2019

NSW has continued its reign as Australia’s premier tourism State again recording its highest ever volume of international visitors, nights and expenditure, edging towards $11 billion, according to the latest round of International Visitor Survey (IVS) results.

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Rugby League champions to charge into Leichhardt for Pacific Test

27 March 2019

Sydney’s inner west will welcome some of the world’s top rugby league players with a triple-header Pacific Test Invitational to be held at Leichhardt Oval on Saturday 22 June 2019.

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Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia preliminary schedule released, NSW designers feature on international platform

26 March 2019

New South Wales designers including internationally renowned Aje, Alice McCall, Bec & Bridge, Lee Mathews, P.E Nation and Tigerlily are among the line-up for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia 2019.

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