Destination NSW looking for input into 2030 tourism strategy


Destination NSW is inviting tourism stakeholders from across the state to contribute their insights and expertise to a review of the NSW Visitor Economy Strategy 2030.

The opportunity to shape the future of the NSW visitor economy follows the state recently achieving a historic milestone, surpassing $50 billion in visitor expenditure for the first time ever.

Despite the impacts of the pandemic lockdowns, visitor expenditure had a compound annual growth rate of 6.4% over the last 10 years.

The Government’s new tourism strategy is looking to improve cultural experiences for tourists while also expanding visitation to Western Sydney and regional NSW. The impending opening of Western Sydney International and Newcastle International Airports represents further potential for growth in the sector.

“The visitor economy is going from strength to strength,” said Tourism Minister John Graham.

“With the looming opening of the Western Sydney International and Newcastle International Airports, it is a perfect time to reassess the opportunities in the sector.”

Individuals and organisations have until June 2 to share their perspectives online via Have Your Say.