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

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Sydney named top 10 world city

10 October 2018

Condé Nast Traveler today announced the results of its 31st annual Readers’ Choice Awards with Sydney’s iconic Harbour, stunning beaches and impressive major events calendar and exciting food and wine scene securing it a spot in the Top 10 World City category.

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Cycling World Championships head to Wollongong

8 October 2018

The world’s best cyclists are set to head to Wollongong following today’s announcement that the seaside city has won the bid for the 2022 UCI Road World Championships.

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Funding open for grassroots regional events

8 October 2018

The NSW Government is calling for organisers of all new events planned to be held in rural and regional NSW from January to June next year, to apply for grants of up to $20,000 to help attract more visitors and boost local economies.

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NSW strikes new deal with Singapore Airlines

6 October 2018

Minister for Tourism and Major Events Adam Marshall and Singapore Airlines (SIA) have today announced an extension to the highly successful partnership between the NSW Government and SIA.

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NSW Australia’s number one destination again

3 October 2018

New South Wales (NSW) has continued its reign as Australia’s leading tourism State with record numbers of visitors turbocharging the economy, generating jobs and driving investment in local communities as they once again choose to visit NSW ahead of all other States.

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Minister to strengthen Malaysia and Singapore tourism ties

3 October 2018

Building stronger alliances and fostering partnership collaboration between the NSW Government and key airline and travel trade partners will be the focus of Minister for Tourism and Major Events Adam Marshall’s upcoming overseas mission to Malaysia and Singapore.

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State’s best tourism students honoured

27 September 2018

Twelve of the State’s best and brightest tourism and hospitality students were recognised in a special ceremony at NSW Parliament House today to mark the 2018 Minister’s Student Achiever Awards.

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Best and brightest concepts invited for Vivid Sydney 2019

12 September 2018

Vivid Sydney is inviting Expressions of Interest (EOIs) from individuals and organisations across the global creative community to participate in the world’s largest festival of light, music and ideas in 2019.

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Funding open for rural and regional NSW events

11 September 2018

Event organisers across rural and regional NSW holding events between January and June 2019, are encouraged to apply for the NSW Government’s Flagship Event Fund, which opened today.

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Wake up in the West tourism campaign

10 September 2018

The visitor economy in Western Sydney is set to grow even further following a new campaign encouraging tourists to ‘stay a little longer’ in the regions of Penrith, the Blue Mountains and Hawkesbury.

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