Media release archive
Litchfield upgrade contracts awarded29 December 2015Almost $2 million in contracts have been awarded to improve facilities at the Top End’s magnificent Litchfield National Park.
Darwin first stop for amazing Azamara Quest cruise ship28 December 2015Luxury boutique cruise ship, the Azamara Quest, has made its first port of call on its maiden Australian voyage, arriving in Darwin this morning from Indonesia.
Cute and cuddly roos rule Instagram in 201521 December 2015A photo of a cute and cuddly joey clinging to someone’s hand was the most popular photo of 2015 on Tourism NT’s Instagram account.
Chinese tourists cruise into Darwin17 December 2015Darwin will host its largest contingent of Chinese cruise ship passengers ever today with around 400 tourists from Greater China among about 700 passengers on board the Superstar Virgo.
New nano-brewery and mango winery supported with NT Government tourism grant16 December 2015Visitors to the Purple Mango Café at Marrakai will soon to be able to enjoy craft beers and mango wines with their meals as part of the business’ plans to expand with the support of a Northern Territory Government tourism infrastructure grant.
Tourism NT to hit the road in 2016 to lure backpackers north14 December 2015Backpackers will be encouraged to ‘Do the NT’ as part of their Australian holiday under a new marketing initiative by the Northern Territory Government to launch early next year.
China delegation to focus on NT tourism and business opportunities11 December 2015Tourism and economic development opportunities will be the focus of a five-day trade mission to China led by Chief Minister Adam Giles.
Arnhem Land tourism businesses supported with NT Government grants07 December 2015Arnhem Land’s development as a tourism destination has received a major boost with the Northern Territory Government providing grants towards new accommodation options such as luxury eco tents, and a new camping ground on the beautiful Melville Bay.
New 'Do the NT' hot air balloon27 November 2015Alice Springs tourism business Outback Ballooning will build a new ‘Do the NT’ hot air balloon that will promote the Territory interstate and help establish the Red Centre as the ballooning capital of Australia.
Darwin set for major new tourism attraction23 November 2015Wartime Darwin will be brought to life in a never-before-seen virtual reality and holographic experience taking people into the battlefront during the Bombing of Darwin.
Territory tourism celebrated at Brolgas21 November 2015Pioneering tour operator, Geoff McGeary OAM, has been awarded the highest honour at the 2015 Brolga Northern Territory Tourism Awards in Alice Springs tonight.
Uluru Camel Tours supported with tourism grant13 November 2015Uluru Camel Tours will enhance its entertainment area to cater for larger functions with the assistance of a $52,596 Northern Territory Government tourism grant.
Tourism goes walkabout to attract business events10 November 2015More than 200 event planners from around the country will meet with Northern Territory tourism operators and businesses this week at ConveNTions Walkabout ’15.
Centre homesteads supported with grants10 November 2015Ooraminna Homestead will build a new kitchen that can cater for up to 500 guests and Ambalindum Station will overhaul its power supply with the help of Northern Territory Government tourism infrastructure grants.
Federal funding to build new tourism infrastructure in the NT09 November 2015Upgraded conference facilities at Crab Claw Island, the renovation of Seven Spirit Bay in Arnhem Land and wheelchair accessible pathways in Central Australia are among the Northern Territory projects to be funded under a national tourism infrastructure scheme.
Land Rover Experience Tour finishes at Uluru07 November 2015After three weeks and 3,613 kilometres through rugged terrain, the world famous Land Rover Experience Tour has come to an end at Uluru.
EOI open for new nature-based tourism06 November 2015A nature-based tourism lodge overlooking the spectacular Palm Valley catchment in remote Central Australia could soon become a reality under a new plan by the NT Government and Traditional Owners.
Queenslander hooks fourth $10,000 NT barra02 November 2015A father of five from Bundaberg has become the fourth $10,000 winner in the NT Government’s Million Dollar Fish competition.
Instagram stars to promote NT road trip01 November 2015Two of Australia’s top Instagrammers will join forces this week to promote the ultimate Northern Territory road trip as part of the new ‘A summer well spent’ tourism campaign.