NSW visitor spend soars past AUS$50 billion for 2023

Destination NSW has celebrated research from Tourism Research Australia, revealing that travellers contributed a record AUS$51 billion to the New South Wales economy.

The destination board’s CEO, Steve Cox, said: "The NSW visitor economy is leading the country’s recovery from the pandemic and attracting the majority of international visitors to Australia as well as setting new benchmarks domestically.”

3.4 million visitors contributed to the record-breaking 2023.