Vivid Sydney draws unprecedented crowds

Record attendance at this year’s Vivid Sydney has demonstrated the value of long-term investment in major events as NSW Deputy Premier and Minister for Trade & Investment Andrew Stoner have announced the 2013 event an unprecedented success

Grants to create indigenous experiences offered

Australia’s tourism offering will be richer thanks to the development of indigenous tourism experiences using federal government grants according to national industry body, Tourism & Transport Forum

Sydney Royal Easter Show a marketing success

The growing success of the Sydney Royal Easter Show as a drawcard for international tourists is a great example of using a unique experience to differentiate Australia as a destination, according to peak national industry body, Tourism & Transport Forum

Geoff Parmenter departs Events NSW

After announcing his resignation on Friday the tourism industry is farewelling Events New South Wales departing CEO, Geoff Parmenter.

Biggest-ever VIVID Sydney will wash city in colour

From giant light sculptures of floating jellyfish and erupting fire installations in Sydney Harbour, to exclusive international music performances and the stunning 3D illumination of the Sydney Opera House sails, Vivid Sydney will once again light up our

It’s not ‘Game Over’ for Australia says TTF

Despite losing out in the World Cup bid, Australia must continue to pursue large scale, international events to remain competitive with other nations and boost our tourism economy, according to peak national body, Tourism & Transport Forum

Martin Ferguson keeps portfolio but faces challenges

A focus on the supply-side challenges facing the Australian tourism industry and a whole-of-government approach must be the hallmarks of the government’s second term, following Martin Ferguson’s re-appointment


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