Riverina Finalists announced for the 2016 Regional Tourism Awards Finalists in the 2016 Regional Tourism Awards (Regionals) have been announced with Riverina Tourism boasting four finalists. The Regional Tourism Awards are held annually to acknowledge excellence in tourism in the four regional tourism areas of Central, Inland, Murray and Riverina. Chair of the Awards, Jane Barnes today congratulated the Award finalists and said ‘We have 39 finalists competing in 19 categories across the four...
Are you interested in growing your tourism business? Targeting overseas visitors can help bring you additional bookings mid-week and off-season, balancing out domestic travel patterns. At this Export Ready 101 workshop, designed for tourism businesses (including tours, attractions and accommodation), you will find out: How targeting international visitors can help your tourism business grow How international visitors find and book NSW tourism products - including online and traditional inbou...
Riverina Regional Tourism is currently working with Wotif.com on a tourism marketing campaign to promote the Riverina.  The campaign will be undertaken in two phases, as outlined below, and targets Wotif users based in NSW, ACT and Victoria.  Phase 1 - destination awareness focus to raise the profile of the Riverina as a tourism destination and provide an inspiration to travel. This phase includes social media posts and the banners and landing page have lots of destination information. This ...
Winter inside the Riverina Winter is a wonderful time to travel to the Riverina and discover the abundance of food, wine and agricultural tourism experiences. In the winter edition of Inside the Riverina immerse yourself in Aboriginal culture, museums filled with artefacts and memorabilia and good old country hospitality. With crisp cool, sun filled days there is an abundance of lush green paddocks of wheat, barley, oats and canola. Sweet and juicy navel oranges, lemons and mandarins are in ...
Now in its fifth year, the Taste Riverina Festival continues to be the showcase festival for the region’s diverse range of local food, beverages and agricultural produce throughout October. Event registrations open today and local businesses, restaurants, farmers and other producers are encouraged to get involved and register online via www.tasteriverina.com.au . A handbook is also available online to assist operators with the event registration process. The month-long Festival attracts a hi...
Tourism Product Development Workshop - Eastern and Western Riverina  Do you have an idea for a tourism venture, work in progress, a dream or a vision? Do you have an existing tourism product that needs a revamp, growth or motivation? Then this workshop is for you. Join Riverina Regional Tourism for this inspiring, full-day tourism product development workshop that will help you get started or take your business to the next level. Session topics include: Introduction to tourism in the Riverin...
NSW Minister for Trade, Tourism and Major Events Stuart Ayres this week welcomed new figures showing NSW has streaked further ahead as the nation’s number one tourism destination with domestic visitors spending a record $16 billion last year. According to Tourism Research Australia’s National Visitor Survey for 2015, NSW attracted 28.1 million visitors from across Australia during 2015, up 4.4 per cent on the previous year, who stayed 91.1 million nights (up 4.1%) and spent $16.1 billion (up ...
Nominations for the 2016 NSW Tourism Awards are now open! The 2016 NSW Tourism Awards consist of 27 categories which capture a range of tourism services including Major Tourist Attractions, Festivals and Events, Tourism Restaurants & Catering Services, Business Event Venues and Excellence in Food Tourism. Managed by the NSW Business Chamber in partnership with Destination NSW, the annual NSW Tourism Awards celebrate and acknowledge tourism excellence in NSW. Now in their 28th year, the Award...
The Regional Tourism Awards (Regionals) are held annually to acknowledge excellence in tourism in the four regional tourism areas of Central, Inland, Murray and Riverina. Tourism organisations and individuals are provided with the opportunity to gain an insight into their industry, their business, achieve recognition for their success and promote tourism within their region. Submissions for the 2016 Regional Tourism Awards are now open and it is recommended to start the submission process ea...
Registrations are open for the first ever NSW Regional Events Conference, providing event professionals and event stakeholders with the opportunity to hear from targeted and experienced presenters discussing issues and topics that directly affect the regional event industry.  The NSW Regional Events Conference (NSWREC) is the first conference of its kind in NSW and will be held in Wagga Wagga from 2-4 May 2016.  The conference will see case studies including presentations from Parkes Elvis F...