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NSW banks billions from international tourism

12 December 2017

NSW continues to lead the nation in attracting overseas visitors and the tourist dollar, according to new figures released today by Tourism Research Australia.

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International Women’s Golf returns to regional NSW

11 December 2017

Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional NSW John Barilaro and the Member for Coffs Harbour Andrew Fraser today announced Coffs Harbour will host two major international women’s golf events in 2018.

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Premier spruiks tourism for NSW in China

6 December 2017

Premier Gladys Berejiklian has signed a new two year deal with southern China’s largest travel agency while on a trade mission to China.

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Sydney makes World’s Best Destinations List

29 November 2017

It’s official – Sydney is one of the best places to visit in the world, according to global travel magazine, National Geographic Traveler, which today revealed its hotly anticipated ‘Best of the World’ list of 21 unmissable global destinations for 2018.

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Newcastle in pole position for Supercars race

23 November 2017

Newcastle will take centre stage this weekend as the Coates Hire Newcastle 500, the final race of the 2017 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship, zooms into town.

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Tourism industry shines at state awards

17 November 2017

Minister for Tourism and Major Events Adam Marshall praised the winners of the 2017 NSW Tourism Awards during a gala ceremony held at the International Convention Centre Sydney last night.

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Five NSW Music events worth making a song and dance about

1 November 2017

NSW’s music scene will hit a high note over the next three months with a jam-packed calendar of music events and festivals taking place across the State. Be it rock, pop, DJ’s, country music or Elvis, there is something for all music fans and Destination NSW is encouraging gig-lovers to start planning their trip to these events now.

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NSW tourism operators to showcase Sydney and rural and regional NSW in China

30 October 2017

A delegation of 21 of the State’s tourism operators have travelled to China to showcase Sydney and rural and regional NSW to more than 150 travel trade representatives this week in Shanghai.

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NSW Government provides boost to Harley Days in Wollongong

25 October 2017

Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra Gareth Ward has today announced that Australia’s biggest ever celebration of Harley-Davidson motorcycles will return to Wollongong this week with the NSW Government announcing its support for Harley Days 2017.

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Spectacular New Year’s Eve fireworks to light up Sydney – Vantage spots and parties to celebrate the New Year in Sydney

20 October 2017

With Sydney set to throw the world’s most exciting New Year’s Eve party featuring outstanding fireworks displays, Destination NSW reveals some of the city’s best vantage points and parties for revellers to ring in the New Year.

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