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NSW tourism industry breaks records

14 August 2019

New South Wales continues to lead the nation’s tourism industry with record-breaking economic contribution and employment across the sector.

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NSW scores another Australian tourism first

9 August 2019

The ability to attract more visitors to NSW and strengthen the NSW Visitor Economy has been boosted through a new data modelling tool developed in a collaborative partnership between Destination NSW and Westpac.

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Maitland and surrounds set to be showcased Australia-wide this weekend

9 August 2019

Minister for Tourism Stuart Ayres today announced the sensational landscapes of the Maitland will be broadcast live into the homes of Australian viewers this weekend, as Channel Seven’s national breakfast program Sunrise takes to the road to explore regional NSW.

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Share your creative ideas for Vivid Sydney 2020

6 August 2019

Expressions of Interest (EOI) are now open for Vivid Sydney’s Ideas program, encouraging innovative and thought-provoking individuals and businesses around the world to submit their ideas and concepts to be part of Vivid Sydney 2020.

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Vivid Sydney opens expressions of interest for Vivid Light 2020

1 August 2019

Expressions of Interest (EOI) are now open for Vivid Sydney 2020 providing creatives around the world with the opportunity to submit their ideas and concepts for Vivid Light next year.

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Orange set to star across Australia on Studio 10

1 August 2019

Minister for Tourism Stuart Ayres today announced the Central West will be on show this week, with some of the greatest tourism attractions and foodie hot spots set to feature in a special episode of the popular morning television talk show, Studio 10.

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NSW flying high with new Qantas partnership

31 July 2019

The NSW Government has signed its third major consecutive marketing partnership with Australia’s flagship airline, Qantas. The three-year deal is worth more than $24 million and aims to promote Sydney and regional NSW around the world as must-visit destinations.

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Vivid Sydney Creative Director calls time

24 July 2019

The Vivid Sydney Festival Creative Director, Ignatius Jones AM, is taking a break from his role with Vivid Sydney.

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Family friendly prices for the T20 World Cup

24 July 2019

Cricket’s T20 World Cup will put families closer to the action next year, with the Men’s tournament ticket prices released today.

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Discover the treasures of the NSW Central West

24 July 2019

Feel immersed in the age-old craft of truffle hunting in a new highlights reel, designed to capture the unique wonders of the NSW Central West.

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