Insights Newsletter July – December 2019

13 January 2020
Issue Articles
20 December 2019 Destination NSW supports bushfire relief activities
Road closures impact access to regional areas
Farewell Sandra
Aussie Ark open to the public this summer
NSW First wins big for tourism businesses
Sydney Festival puts on a show in January 2020
Riverina Murray promotes investment opportunities in accommodation
Byron Bay’s Beach Hotel set for record sale
Escarpment Group contribute to bushfire relief
13 December 2019 NSW boasts six of Australia’s Top 20 Beaches for 2020
Riverina accommodation receives a boost from NSW Government
Sydney named Cruise Critic’s Best Homeport in 2019
New Sydney Zoo open for visitors
Buy Regional delivers $120,000 to New England businesses
New visitor website launched for Southern Highlands
Bondi to Manly Walk now open - 80km of NSW’s finest coastline
Holiday season heralded in Riverina
6 December 2019 2019 AACTA Award winners announced in Sydney
Deni Ute Muster tickets now on sale
Travellers reminded to check conditions while visiting regional NSW
Fashion Week debuts new look in 2020
NSW Pro Surf Series announced
The Catch opens in The Rocks
Pay a visit to the Blue Mountains Glow Worms
Small business and tourism impact survey
Applications now open for DNSW United Kingdom & Europe Roadshow 2020
Start planning your New Year’s Eve
29 November 2019 Growing Sydney’s night-time economy
Tones and I dominate 2019 ARIAs
Arena upgrade on track for ATP Cup
Tickets on sale to 2020 Deni Ute Muster
DNSW Focus on India 2020
Wollongong gets a whole lot spicier
Host your next business event in Regional NSW
Thredbo named Best Australian Ski Resort
Explore the Riverina Outdoor Art Trail
Alerts for NSW national parks
22 November 2019 Supercars revved up for season finale in Newcastle
ANA launches new daily flight from Tokyo and Sydney
Western Sydney welcomes super athletes
Wine industry winning thanks to industry partnership
Thredbo Valley Track Extension open for adventure
Pop into Perricoota for food and wine festival
Register for Tourism Australia’s industry briefing
Give the gift of Disney’s Frozen this Christmas
15 November 2019 Helping those in need during NSW bushfires
Vivid Sydney claims another tourism win
Countdown is on for the ATP Cup
Manly to host WSL Sydney Surf Pro
2019 NSW tourism winners crowned
Thredbo takes adventure to new heights
Australia’s biggest Christmas festival returns
Glenworth Valley turns 50 years old in 2019!
8 November 2019 Sydney International Art Series opens to public
Buy regional this festive season
HSBC Sydney 7s on sale
Mullum music to my ears
NSW home to Walkleys for two years
Sydney Modern construction underway
Circa 1876 wins top gong
Race to the finish in Western Sydney
Eat Drink Live New England
Matildas to host Chile at Bankwest
Free concert for drought-affected communities
1 November 2019 Take a discount NSW Bush Break with Qantas
‘Come live our Philausophy’
World’s leading artists in Sydney
Have a berry good time in Woolgoolga
Sydney named best Australian port
NSW First tourism events
Mardi Gras tickets on sale
Final call for Carcoar Cup
Sydney open to explore
Australian Motorcycle Festival
25 October 2019 Lord Howe Island in Lonely Planet’s Top 5 for 2020!
Sydney wins rights to host WorldPride 2023
NSW Tourism Awards finalists announced
T20 World Cup tickets now on sale!
Tourism consultation workshop open
Nepean set to deliver a reel good time
Tourism Australia’s Indian Virtual Travel Fair
18 October 2019 Destination NSW boss calls time
Sydney set for stellar weekend of events
Oberon to open Australian Spartan Championship 2020
NSW stars in new season of ‘On Country Kitchen’
NSW Caravan and Camping holidays more popular than ever
NSW sommeliers win inaugural Wine List Awards
Fauna joins flora at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Aussie Bird Count to launch at Bird Haven Festival
10th anniversary tastes good for Ballina
11 October 2019 NSW smashes visitation records at home and abroad
NSW top ingredient for chef & TV star Curtis Stone
ARIA nominations live
Maitland to glow for Riverlights Festival
Ruby League World Cup 9s trophy unveiled
Three more years in NSW for boardriders national final
Griffith in full bloom with Spring festivities
Billy Elliot bounds onto Sydney stage
Bathurst revved up for super weekend
Love The Lake wins digital award
Mudgee’s festival snags national adoration
Sydney Vibe Hotel to open in Darling Harbour
4 October 2019 NRL charges into Sydney for Grand Final!
Revelers set to feast at Freak Show Festival
Don’t miss Australia’s first-ever festival conference!
Maybe Sammy a sure thing, taking out top awards!
Another reason to stop by the brew-mountains
Two weeks until industry survey closes
Get ready to cast your lines this long weekend
Military Tattoo set to march into Sydney
27 September 2019 NSW best tourism students honoured
Diplo down under
Giant show of support for GWS in AFL grand final
Sydney and Coffs take out major event awards
Family spring day out in Wagga
NRL Grand Final deciders
Mudgee’s snags set to sizzle
Fashion Laureate finalists revealed
Five weeks to go until Artstate
The Rocks Markets with Fringe twist
20 September 2019 Australia’s best event Vivid Sydney claims national award
Run through the heart of New England High Country
World’s top tennis stars head to Sydney
NSW continues to lead cruise industry
Snow season extended in Perisher
Celebrate food and culture at Curryfest
Start planning your New Year’s Eve in Sydney
13 September 2019 NSW secures Australian premiere of 9 to 5 The Musical
Sydney set for Super 2019 NRL Grand Final
Have your say: NSW tourism industry sentiment survey
Yass Valley leaps into the new season
Spring into the gardens across Sydney
Life Outback is never a drag - visit Broken Heel
ATE 2020 applications are now open
Dare to be seen - WINEDEPOT industry conference
Self Appreciation Day partners with Sydney Running Festival
6 September 2019 Vivid Sydney 2019 breaks all records for visitation
Parramatta to host Matildas’ international match
Tulips the star of Spring in NSW Southern Highlands
Sample local produce and food in Northern NSW
Western Sydney International offers first class views
NSW tops Australia’s cruise industry
Farewell the Wallabies ahead of World Cup
Three of the best golf swings headed for Sydney
Visit Maitland’s thriving dining scene
30 August 2019 Make memories in the Murray: ‘Best Shared’ campaign
Chicago turns on razzle dazzle at Capitol Theatre
Cool Snowtunes to rock Snowy Mountains
Night racing back in Sydney - 2020 Supercars calendar released
Introducing Shellharbour Airport
Businesses boosted by NSW First
Quest’s regional NSW growth continues
Australian Regional Tourism Convention program released
ICC Sydney celebrates the best of Hunter Valley Wines
Vivid Music expressions of interest now open for 2020
Sleep underground and see Aboriginal rock art for less
23 August 2019 AACTA Shorts and Web Fest set to sizzle!
Sydney International Art Series now on sale!
Last chance to apply - Vivid Light artists
Blue Mountains Botanica Bus hits the road
Share your Best of the West with new campaign
Mercure Sydney Rouse Hill officially opens
State of Origin 40th anniversary schedule announced
16 August 2019 NSW tourism industry breaks records
Western Sydney’s newest food precinct
Sunrise viewers wake up with Maitland
Register for Regional Events Conference
Wine tourism ripe for picking
Nominations open to recognise event leaders
Celebrating creativity in Manly
Plan your snow trip to Rainbow Mountain
Head for The Hills this September
9 August 2019 NSW scores another Australian tourism first
Australia U-23 to play NZ in two-match series in NSW
Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 celebrate Battle of the Mountain
Help dad discover New South Wales wine country
Take off to Tour de Tweed this weekend
Apply for Destination NSW USA Roadshow
Royal Hotel in Sofala takes country pub prize
2 August 2019 NSW flying high with new Qantas partnership
Immerse yourself in All Kinds of Natural with a visit to Eurobodalla!
Nest in the hills to deliver food and wine thrills
Aviation leaders ready to take off at industry summit
Relish the coffee and chocolate aromas of Maitland
In search of world’s most vivid creatives for 2020
Dragon set to roar at Kennards Hire Rally
Jervis Bay’s a whale of a time
Applications now open for DNSW South Korea Roadshow
26 July 2019 Discover the treasures of the NSW Central West
T20 ticket value hits Aussie sports fans for six!
Rugby League World Cup Nines set for spectacular show
CHICAGO Sydney set to razzle dazzle
The Freak Show is coming to town
Have a gouda time at cheese class
NSW First workshops
19 July 2019 Sydney drives record tourism for regional NSW
Five new visitor profile factsheets available
Australian Boardriders Battle Series state qualifiers announced
Support our Wallaroos to seal two-Test series vs Japan
Great Big Adventure Pass launched at Dubbo
Digital tips for Broken Hill and Central Darling
CIRCA 1928 luxury hotel and spa opens in Albury
Tickets now on sale for 2019 Peter Allen Festival
Sip, chat & discover - the wine tourism opportunity
Gondwana World Choral Festival sings right note
Cast announced for La Traviata Handa Opera
12 July 2019 Queensland’s got the blues as NSW cleans up second series in a row
Wallaroos kick-off two-Test series in Newcastle
World’s best young voices arrive in Sydney
Port Stephens set to swoon
Orange welcomes 14th wine festival
Rockin’ round the Christmas tree at The Rocks
New NSW maze really cuts the mustard
51 acts for Kiama folk festival
Central Coast cheese a cut above the rest
5 July 2019 Muriel’s Wedding open for second season
La Traviata returns to Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour 2020
Major prize money to boost country racing and tourism
Sir Elton John set to shine in Coffs Harbour - twice!
Connectivity across the state
Discover Sydney’s ‘Hidden Gems’
Reaching the US LGBTQ+ market
BridgeClimb Sydney announces Sunset Sessions
Celebrate the French national day at Sofitel
Bathurst Winter Festival brings Wonderland to life