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DNCO Strategies & Plans

Visitor Economy Strategy 2030

NSW to be the premier visitor economy of the Asia-Pacific by 2030

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Regional NSW Planning & Strategic Resources

Refresh following the drought, bushfires, flood and COVID-19 pandemic.

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THRIVE 2030

A national strategy for Australia’s visitor economy recovery and return to sustainable growth, 2022 to 2030

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Night Skies Experiences Concept Plan

Night Skies Experiences Concept Plan

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Night Skies Experiences Gap Analysis

Night Skies Experiences Gap Analysis

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The Wonder of Gondwana

The Wonder of Gondwana is password protected. Please contact DNCO Staff for the password on 02 5820 0290.

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DNCO Destination Management Plan

The Destination Networks Country and Outback NSW Management Plan exist to guide industry on priorities strategies and required actions that will drive the growth of the visitor economy at a regional level. The plan provides the foundations on which future local plans can be built and updated to provide a common vision. This document is an adaptable plan that will be reviewed annually by DNCO in consultation with Destination NSW and industry stakeholders.

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DNCO Annual Report 2023

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Facts, Figures and Tourism Insights

DNCO Travellers' Pulse

This research is designed to reflect this diversity by focusing in on three primary sub-regions or hubs: Outback NSW, Great Western Plains, and New England North West.

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Tourism Research Australia (TRA)

Australia's leading provider of quality tourism intelligence across both international and domestic markets to equip industry with information to strengthen their marketing and business decisions.

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The Future of Global Tourism Demand

Tourism Australia's comprehensive public report that details the experiences that will drive Australia's tourism demand now and into the future.

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State of the Industry 2022

Tourism Research Australia's (TRA’s) annual State of the Industry report presents a snapshot of Australia’s visitor economy in 2022.

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Tourism Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Reference Guide

A practical reference guide to enhance Indigenous cultural knowledge for Tourism Australia's stakeholders

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TRA Domestic Visitor Profiles

22 Domestic Visitor Profiles

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Latest Central NSW Visitor Statistics

September 2022

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Latest Outback NSW Visitor Statistics

September 2022

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Latest New England North West NSW Visitor Statistics

September 2022

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TRA Domestic and International Travel Forecast NSW

2022-2027

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The Value of Tourism to Country & Outback NSW

YE 2022

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Travel to Country & Outback NSW

YE 2022

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Domestic Nature-Based Tourism in NSW

YE December 2022

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International Market Profiles NSW and Latest International Visitor Survey (IVS)

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) publishes monthly Overseas Arrivals and Departures information of short-term international visitors to Australia.

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DNSW research

More facts and figures

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Local Government Area (LGA) Profiles

Visitor profiles and accommodation reports for Local Government Areas (LGA) across regional NSW.

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NSW State Tourism Statistics

NSW continues to be the number one State for total visitor nights, visitor numbers and visitor expenditure.

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DNCO Executive Summary

Following the development of DNCO’s Destination Management 2018-2020 (DMP), a comprehensive Product & Experience Audit has been undertaken.

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Toolkits & Business Resources

SkillsEQuipped

SkillsEQuipped is the Jobs and Skills Council for the Arts, Personal Services, Retail, Tourism and Hospitality sectors.

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Feel New Toolkit

This toolkit will introduce you to the new Visitor Brand and how you can use it in your everyday marketing to attract more visitors to your destination or experience.

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Sustainable Tourism: Business Resources

Sustainable tourism is “Tourism that takes full account of its current and future economic, social and environmental impacts, addressing the needs of visitors, the industry, the environment, and host communities”

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NSW First Program - Sell

Find out how to sell your bookable tourism products directly to customers on your website and work with third party distributors like online travel agents to make your products widely available online.

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Business Events Australia Instagram Toolkit

An extensive guide to creating great social media content that helps industry to communicate there’s nothing like Australia for business events.

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Business Development Resources

Destination NSW has an extensive range of business development resources available to assist tourism operators and related businesses in the tourism and events industry.

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NSW Regional Conferencing Toolkit

This toolkit provides insider tips on how to either grow your existing business or kick off a new venture by offering tools and tips of the trade.

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Online Programs

Destination NSW websites channel more than two million business leads annually to listed operators. Find out how to connect your business and manage bookings.

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Trade Marketing Support

To help tourism product suppliers access distribution channels Destination NSW coordinates NSW product supplier participation in trade education programs, sales missions and trade shows. Find out more about trade marketing.

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Industry Training

Digital Webinars

Destination NSW delivers the NSW First program to assist tourism businesses around the State to develop, promote and sell their tourism products. It includes face to face workshops and online webcasts that offer ‘how-to’ insights on a range of topics for the tourism industry, with events to be added to the calendar throughout the year.

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Get Connected

Get Connected is Destination NSW’s website membership program. Simple and easy to use Get Connected membership is free and is open to all tourism operators within New South Wales. With Get Connected, Destination NSW gives you the opportunity to showcase your tourism products on Destination NSW consumer websites FREE of charge and tap into over 1.8 million potential customers a month, both domestic and international - that’s 22 million people a year who are looking for tourism products.

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DNSW Resource Hub

The Destination NSW Resource Hub is where industry, trade and partners can access and download Destination NSW marketing resources for promotional purposes. Assets include brand guidelines, industry toolkits, campaign logos and images.

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DNSW Content Library

Media and industry operators can search and download images for free from Destination NSW’s content library. The collection is constantly being updated and includes great images of city and regional destinations, experiences and events.

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DNSW Content Library Guide

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DNSW Media Kit

Publicity is a major component of Destination NSW’s domestic and international marketing programs. It can be highly effective in building brand appeal, encouraging motivation to travel and delivering tactical messages around product and pricing. Destination NSW has a team of in-house publicists who coordinate activities to engage a range of different media. Programs include hosting visiting media; managing media relationships; conducting global outreach activities to pitch stories to media; implementing promotional events; and developing media resources.

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DNSW Social Media Guidelines

Destination NSW (DNSW) operate social media channels across a variety of platforms, promoting awareness of Sydney and Regional NSW destinations, attractions, experiences and key events to consumers in domestic and international markets. They aim to create communities of highly passionate and loyal followers who want to know and share information about our state.

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