Insights Newsletter

1 November 2011

Tourism and Events Industry News

Destination NSW’s industry bulletin, Insights, is distributed to more than 3,000 registered contacts across the state. Information on Destination NSW marketing campaigns, events, development opportunities, research and general news within the industry is captured in the bulletin.

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July 2020 editions onward are available in the table below.

Previous editions

Insights January - June 2020  |  Insights July - December 2020

Insights January - June 2019  |  Insights July - December 2019

Insights January - June 2018  |  Insights July - December 2018

Insights January - June 2017  |  Insights July - December 2017

Most recent editions (January - June 2021)

Issue Articles
26 February 2021 Nominations open for NSW’s 2021 Top Tourism Town Awards
$20 million Regional Events Acceleration Fund now open
Four NSW destinations feature in Wotif’s top 10 for 2021
NSW operators join Tourism Australia’s Signature Experiences
Positive economic signs as confidence returns to NSW
Phase two of Dine & Discover commences
New Batemans Bay Bridge to welcome traffic within weeks
Coffs Harbour to host iconic rally championship
New opportunities for NSW operators to sell online
$40 million Indigenous Tourism Fund to assist recovery
Bushfire biodiversity recovery
Retreat to Byron Bay
Experiencing the great outdoors
19 February 2021 New passenger terminal at Shellharbour Airport, Qantas adds North Coast routes ahead of school holidays
NSW secures second Surfing World Championship Tour event
Superstar Mardi Gras line up announced – festival kicks off across Greater Sydney
NSW Government turns the beat up with $1 million for live performance
Parramatta presses ahead with Powerhouse approval
2021 Australian Tourism Exchange bound for Sydney
Aboriginal students to benefit from fine dining training
Attractions and hospitality businesses called to join Dine & Discover
$16.5 million for more green space
Designers offered a leg-up for fashion week
Royal Caribbean and Taronga Zoo join forces
Degustation in the Highlands
New experience at Firescreek Winery
Green light for $1 billion Metro town centre
New additions for Belisi Wellbeing & Equestrian Centre
SIGGRAPH Asia announces Sydney as host city
16 February 2021 $3 million boost for the regional NSW visitor economy
$2.5 million campaign puts spotlight on Greater Sydney
Funding boost to help regional business events bounce back
12 February 2021 Dine & Discover launches, Sydney restrictions relaxed
Best of NSW showcased through new food and lifestyle program Three Blue Ducks
Night-time expert to lead NSW’s 24-hour economy strategy
Coastal works to commence across the Illawarra
Guy Sebastian takes The Long Road to reboot NSW’s visitor economy
Major event news and infrastructure upgrades set for Newcastle
Vivid Sydney EOI closing soon and new acts announced for Sunset Piazza
Destination NSW wishes everyone a happy Lunar New Year
New campaign to boost business events across Australia
Meet the makers trail
TAFE NSW partners with Basair Aviation College
Vale Lilliane Brady
Disco spectacular set to dazzle Dubbo
Luxury eco-cabin opens in Snowy Mountains
Building Better Regions Fund – round five closing soon
Dinosaur Valley at Scenic World extended
5 February 2021 Refreshed 20 year economic vision for regional NSW released
Sydney secures blockbuster art exhibition
$800,000 funding program opens to support Aboriginal languages in NSW
Wollongong becomes only UCI Bike City in the Southern Hemisphere
Lord Howe Island’s biodiversity boom
Holiday here in Sydney this year – Tourism Australia and Destination NSW team up
From Port Macquarie to Newcastle with FlyPelican
Support for Northern Beaches businesses impacted by COVID-19 restrictions
Australian Sports Commission welcomes new Chair
Applications for Heritage Grants close Monday
Central NSW newcomer receives chef award
Government investment to support coastal councils
$500,000 funding boost for Ballina
Arts and Cultural Funding applications open
29 January 2021 COVID-19 restrictions eased in NSW, borders open
Major developments in train for Western Sydney
NSW artists invited to apply for four new fellowships
$16m upgrade for Taronga Zoo
Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras guide released
Sydney set for summer loving with Sunset Piazza
Tourism Australia encourages Aussies to plan that next holiday here
Caravan and camping critical to domestic tourism and regional Australia
NSW Crown Land gets $51 million funding boost
Faster payments pilot for small business subcontractors
AIME 2021 cancelled
Sydney Tower Eye celebrates 40 years
Kempsey opens new visitor centre
Footy fever in Coffs Harbour
ARIA appoint new CEO
22 January 2021 Australia Day Live gives NSW residents a reason to celebrate
Visitor Economy Strategy 2030 receives overwhelming industry support and engagement
Sydney brought to life this summer
Business registrations open for Dine & Discover
Destination NSW’s 2019-20 annual report now available
Adam Spencer shares his first ever NSW Aussie road trip in new online video series
$14m Callan Park revamp
Love NSW keeps shining, showcasing the state to visitors
Regional communities hit home run through NSW Government support for sport
Biggest infrastructure investment in history of NSW National Parks
Young artists star in Manly
Callubri Station opens in Western Plains
Have your say on the draft local government rating bill
Small and regional businesses win big in NSW
CoastXP offers new experiences for the Hunter
NSW to host the Australian Track and Field Championships 2021
18 January 2021 - Visitor Economy Strategy 2030 edition NSW aims to be premier visitor economy of the Asia-Pacific by 2030
What’s next: Implementing the NSW Visitor Economy Strategy 2030
15 January 2021 New year, new opportunities for NSW
NSW celebrates resilience and unity in 2021
New Aboriginal experience on top of Sydney’s Harbour Bridge
Businesses reminded to download Service NSW QR code
NSW Government satisfaction climbs
Big Banana to become even bigger
Qantas and Japan Airlines join forces to support tourism recovery
Regional arts receive funding boost
New Aboriginal Cultural Sunset Tour
Work underway for National Snowsports Training Centre
Rugby Australia welcomes new Chief Executive
Jervis Bay region remains open
Famous Tasmanian calls Sydney home

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