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More travel to visit Vivid Sydney than ever before

8 August 2018

A decade on Vivid Sydney remains as popular as ever with a record number of travel packages sold to domestic and international tourists wishing to catch a glimpse of the action at Vivid Sydney 2018.

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ARIA Awards and ARIA Week secured for Sydney until 2020

24 July 2018

The NSW Government has secured the ARIA Awards and ARIA Week exclusively for Sydney until 2020.

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10 world cups in 10 years for NSW

23 July 2018

In a win for the people of NSW – and a huge boost for jobs and tourism – the NSW Government has today announced plans to bid for 10 world cups in the next 10 years.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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).

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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.

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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.

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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.

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