SYDNEY'S recent Caravan, Camping & Holiday Supershow at Rosehill
Racecourse has been hailed a huge success, with more than 60,000 people
flocking through the gates for the six-day event.
Caravan & Camping Industry Association NSW chief executive Lyndel Gray
said it reflected the "strong engagement" being experienced across NSW,
where there had been a 19 percent increase in nights spent either
caravanning or camping during the past year.
"This year's supershow was a bumper event that not only delivered a great
day out for showgoers, but we also received great feedback from our
The show had been a "fantastic place" for anyone interested
in researching their next purchase, with plenty on display for caravanners
and campers alike, she said..
"And for those who prefer to stay in a cabin or in the luxury of a
glamping campsite, our destination and holiday park displays provided
plenty of inspiration.
"The success of this year's supershow reflects the strong engagement we
are seeing across NSW, where there has been a 19 percent increase in
nights spent enjoying caravan or camping experiences over the past 12
Ms Gray said that with people now spending around 17 million nights a year
in caravan and camping accommodation in NSW, there was clearly a huge
resurgence in caravan and camping holidays.
"Recognising the growing interest in caravan and camping, this year we
will also hold a second major Sydney show at the Sydney Showgrounds,
Olympic Park, which is a fantastic venue to display a full range of
caravan and RV products and destinations.
"The new Caravan & Camping Lifestyle Expo will run over four days from
November 3 and will provide an excellent showcase of the full range of the
latest RVs, holiday spots and products in an easily accessible location at
the perfect time of year to inspire your summer holidays."
The NSW peak body has 720 member businesses, including owners and
operators of caravan and holiday parks, manufacturers, dealers and
retailers of caravans, motorhomes, camper trailers, camping equipment and
accessories, and service industries.