Media release archive
Tourism NT appoints new representatives in Italy24 December 2014Tourism NT has announced it will be represented in Italy by two companies from 1 January 2015.
New fishing show to lure tourists to Arnhem Land18 December 2014Tourism in Arnhem Land is set to receive a boost with a new six-part television documentary currently being filmed in the region to air around Australia next year.
New eco domes to help attract tourists to Alice Springs12 December 2014Two new specialised ‘Eco Domes’ will be built at the Earth Sanctuary in Alice Springs next year to help attract more tourists to Central Australia.
Visitors to NT spend $1.85 billion11 December 2014Total international and domestic visitors to the Northern Territory spent a whopping $1.85 billion in the NT for the year ending September 2014, according to new figures released this week.
International mountain bike guru rides the Red Centre09 December 2014Central Australia will be put on the world map of mountain biking this week with international mountain bike trail guru Joey Klein to visit Alice Springs.
International visitors to the NT return to growth03 December 2014The Northern Territory’s tourism industry continues to show signs of recovery with strong growth in international visitors to the NT, according to new figures released today.
Standley Chasm tourism boost01 December 2014An Indigenous tourism business in Central Australia is on track to experience growth thanks to new improvements to essential facilities supported by the NT Government.
Virgin Australia launches new Adelaide-Alice-Darwin route19 November 2014The Territory Government has welcomed today’s announcement that Virgin Australia will begin a new service from Adelaide to Alice Springs starting from March next year and open a new lounge at Alice Springs Airport.
Territory tourism operators shine at Brolgas15 November 2014Well-known restaurateur, Jimmy Shu, has taken out the highest honour at the 2014 Brolga Northern Territory Tourism Awards at a gala ceremony in Darwin.
International foodies get a taste of the Territory12 November 2014Some of the world’s most influential ‘foodies’ are in the Northern Territory this week, as part of Tourism Australia’s Restaurant Australia campaign and Invite the World to Dinner gala event this weekend in Hobart.
Malaysia Airlines celebrates first anniversary08 November 2014The Northern Territory Government has sent warm congratulations to Malaysia Airlines, which today celebrates a successful first year of operation in Darwin.
New bird hide at Mary River to attract tourists04 November 2014The Top End is set to cement its reputation as a bird lover’s paradise with construction to begin soon on a new luxury bird hide in Kakadu.
New brochure showcases Indigenous tourism businesses02 November 2014A new brochure showcasing the Territory’s Indigenous-owned tourism businesses has been released to help tourists coming to the NT who are seeking indigenous experiences.
Arnhem Land arts centre celebrates 25th anniversary01 November 2014An arts centre in West Arnhem Land has received $100,000 as part of the Government’s tourism infrastructure development program.
Virgin Australia brings competition to Alice Springs route23 October 2014The Territory Government is thrilled to confirm that Virgin Australia will fly between Darwin and Alice Springs three times a week from March next year.
Cruising into bumper new season23 October 2014Darwin’s cruise ship season has officially kicked off today with the arrival of the Sun Princess at Fort Hill Wharf this morning.
Territory tourism operators on mission to attract visitors from China14 October 2014Seven Territory tourism operators fly out to China today on Tourism NT’s third annual mission to attract visitors from this rapidly growing market.
Free WiFi for Wangi Falls13 October 2014Locals and visitors to Wangi Falls at Litchfield National Park will now be able to upload their happy snaps and stay connected to friends and family on the Internet with free public WiFi switched on by the NT Government.
NT event planners go Walkabout12 October 2014More than 250 event planners from around Australia will meet with Territory business events operators and industry partners this week at ConveNTions Walkabout ‘14.
Celebrating tourism excellence in Central Australia03 October 2014Owners of the iconic Kings Creek Station, Ian and Lyn Conway, have won the prestigious Barry Bucholtz Award for Excellence at tonight’s 2014 Tourism Central Australia Awards at the Alice Springs Telegraph Station.