(Dive Travel Business News - Oct 23, 2009) -- Queensland and NSW will set aside their State of Origin rivalry to become an irresistible destination for international tourists Queensland Premier Anna Bligh announced today.
The Premier said the "tourism ceasefire" meant the blues and maroons would join forces in a landmark marketing partnership to drive more international visitors to the two states.
"As far as tourism is concerned we're on the same side. We want people to come from overseas and enjoy our two great states," said the Premier.
Ms Bligh said Tourism Queensland would work with Tourism New South Wales in a range of key countries including Japan, the USA, China, the UK and Europe.