Funding available to improve the visitor experience25 June 2021Territory tourism businesses can now apply for the next round of highly sought after Visitor Experience Enhancement Program VEEP grants worth up to $50,000 to upgrade facilities and promote world class holiday experiences.
Second Round of Roadhouse to Recovery Grants Now Open22 June 2021The second round of the Northern Territory Government’s Territory Small Business Roadhouse to Recovery grants opened on 19 June 2021.
Travel like a local with The Get Outsiders Series22 June 2021Following the success of the third series of The Get Outsiders which featured local travel tips on the Red Centre Tourism NT has launched a fourth series giving the inside scoop on more of the Territory’s destinations.
Darwin welcomes first new airline route since COVID-1921 June 2021The flights will operate five times a week during both the Territory’s peak tourism season and the ski season for the ACT/NSW region and will continue to operate three times a week from November.
Temporary relaxation of student visa holder working hours12 May 2021The Australian Government has announced due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the need to ensure the supply of critical services, student visa holders can work beyond their usual work limitations in a number of industries including the tourism and hospitality sector.
Event liquor licence applications move to digital12 May 2021The Territory Government is supporting our events industry rebound stronger from COVID-19 by streamlining and simplifying the process to apply for special and major event liquor licences.
Work Stay Play incentive now available07 May 2021Local tourism and hospitality businesses can now take advantage of the Work Stay Play worker attraction incentive, with the Territory Jobs Board now live.
Budget 202104 May 2021The Northern Territory Government today delivered the 2021 Budget. Budget 2021 focuses on leading the economic comeback – by capitalising on the Territory’s reputation through the COVID-19 pandemic, building on the gains and grabbing the opportunities of the future.
Territory Art Trails campaign promotes Aboriginal cultural tourism experiences16 April 2021Tourism NT has launched the latest Territory Art Trails marketing campaign with the creative promoting the Territory’s Aboriginal cultural tourism experiences as ‘It’s an art gallery but different’, aligning with the Seek Different brand campaign.
Hermannsburg Historic Precinct - Stage One upgrade works complete15 April 2021The Hermannsburg community has welcomed the completion of the first round of restoration works to its iconic heritage area.
Aboriginal Tourism Grants to enhance experiences in the Territory14 April 2021A total of 14 Aboriginal owned and operated Territory tourism businesses have received more than $220,000 in grant funding through round two of the Aboriginal Tourism Grant Program.
The Ghan lights up for Parrtjima12 April 2021Journalists from publications including Vogue Living, news.com.au, Escape, SA Weekend, The West Australian along with five social media influencers with a combined following of more than 500,000 followers will be treated to a trip of a lifetime when they take The Ghan from Darwin to Alice Springs to attend the 2021 Parrtjima, A Festival in Light.
Tourism photo comp through the eyes of a local06 April 2021Tourism NT’s Livin’ Local NT photo competition is for Territorians to showcase the Northern Territory through a local’s eye. By harnessing the passion of locals to capture and share the NT through their social media, the competition aims to show the rest of Australia what they're missing out on and encourage holiday visitation.
Tourism Towards 2030 Conference01 April 2021The Tourism Towards 2030 Conference returned in 2021 as part of the Northern Territory’s Tourism Industry Strategy 2030, bringing the local industry together with the common goal of growing the Territory’s tourism industry. The full day conferences were held in both Darwin and Alice Springs and provided attendee’s with the latest market insights and industry trends as well as provide practical tips to grow businesses and the opportunity to network with like-minded operators.
Tourism NT appoints International Trade Development Coordinator - Japan Market01 April 2021Tourism NT has appointed Takahiro Kondo to the newly created position of International Trade Development Coordinator - Japan Market. With a strong background in touring sales and product development particularly within the Japan market, Takahiro brings a wealth of knowledge to his new role and is highly regarded within the Australian inbound travel sector and throughout Asia.
Half price flights to Darwin, Alice Springs and Uluru01 April 2021Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Qantas have all launched half-price sales on flights to tropical Darwin and the iconic Red Centre destinations of Alice Springs and Uluru, allowing domestic travellers to make huge savings on a Northern Territory holiday.
Nominations open for 2021 Brolga Northern Territory Tourism Awards31 March 2021Nominations are now open for the 2021 Brolga Northern Territory Tourism Awards, the official tourism awards program for the Northern Territory.
Funding to drive tourism in Central Australia31 March 2021The Northern Territory Government continues to back tourism in Central Australia and Alice Springs with a $1.25 million boost to Tourism Central Australia. This investment bolsters the Commonwealth Government’s $3.5 million Recovery for Regional Tourism grant for Central Australia.
Courtney Act helps paint the Red Centre rainbow on The Project19 March 2021The Red Centre will be loud and proud on Channel 10’s The Project tonight with one of Australia’s best-known entertainers Courtney Act co-hosting live from the Alice Springs Desert Park as part of the Northern Territory Government’s Seek Different tourism campaign.
New Mountain Biking Campaign02 March 2021A new mountain biking (MTB) campaign is in market from 1 March – 30 April 2021 to inspire MTB riders around Australia to visit the NT for our unique MTB trails.