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Tourism Awards showcase the best of NSW

23 November 2018

The achievements of the State's tourism industry were celebrated overnight during a gala ceremony to mark the 2018 NSW Tourism Awards.

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VIVID Sydney named best tourism event in the country

22 November 2018

Australia’s largest event, Vivid Sydney, was awarded Best Tourism Event at the Australian Event Awards overnight, capping off another impressive year for the festival of light, music and ideas which celebrated its tenth anniversary in 2018.

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NSW secures Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

21 November 2018

The sound of bagpipes and drums will ring out across Western Sydney next year, with the NSW Government securing The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo in an Australian exclusive.

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Destination NSW receives top gong in Singapore for collaborative marketing campaigns

15 November 2018

Destination NSW’s collaborative marketing efforts with Qantas and Singapore Airlines have been recognised in Asia this week with Gold, Silver and Bronze awards being claimed for two campaigns.

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Regional conferencing strategy driving business to rural NSW communities

15 November 2018

The NSW Government’s regional conferencing strategy is paying huge dividends, driving more business events and visitors to rural and regional NSW than ever before, Minister for Tourism and Major Events Adam Marshall announced today.

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NSW tourism industry to dominate in China

12 November 2018

A delegation of 27 NSW businesses converged in China this month to promote Sydney and regional NSW’s tourism offerings to more than 200 travel trade representatives in the city of Xi’an.

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NSW strikes deal with China Eastern Airlines

6 November 2018

NSW has struck its first Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with one of China’s largest airlines to boost tourism to Sydney and regional NSW.

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NSW wine regions to be showcased around the world in new campaign

5 November 2018

NSW wine regions will be showcased around the world and throughout the country thanks to an ambitious new $2 million marketing campaign spearheaded by the NSW Government.

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Strategy launched to lure more food and wine visitors to NSW

2 November 2018

More food and wine lovers across the globe are set to put Sydney and regional NSW on their travel itinerary with the NSW Government today launching its NSW Food & Wine Tourism Strategy & Action Plan 2018-2022.

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NSW tourism drives new business and job creation

2 November 2018

A key industry report released today has revealed NSW is home to more than a third of the country’s tourism businesses and reinforced NSW’s position as Australia’s premier tourism State.

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