Media release archive
Delegation to China and Hong Kong23 June 2017Representatives from the Northern Territory Government will travel to China to meet with a number of airlines in an effort to secure direct flights from China to Darwin, led by the Minister for Tourism and Culture.
Supporting local operators to drive visitation06 April 2017Northern Territory tourism operators are being given the chance to update their marketing material with fresh images through a new Digital Assets Program.
2017 Brolga Award Nominations Now Open05 April 2017Nominations are now open to the Northern Territory’s premier tourism industry awards, the 2017 Brolgas.
Backpack the Outback Roadshow03 April 2017Northern Territory tourism operators have hit the road along Australia’s east coast in a bid to lure more backpackers to the Territory for a holiday.
New Dinner with a view launches at Uluru01 April 2017Visitors to Uluru can now experience dinner with a view of the iconic landmark while on board a double decker bus.
India Visits the Red Centre29 March 2017CEO of the Department of Tourism and Culture Alastair Shields today welcomed a delegation of nine key tourism distribution partners from India on a tour of the Red Centre to experience first-hand the tourism products and experiences on offer in Alice Springs, Kings Canyon and Uluru.
Tourism Industry Leaping on Digital27 March 2017Northern Territory tourism operators will be given the opportunity to improve their online marketing campaigns through the Department of Tourism and Culture Digital Leap Program.
Kakadu tour guide training24 March 2017Expressions of interest are invited for Mandarin speaking tour guides from across Australia to take part in a Knowledge for Tour guides program to be facilitated by the Department of Tourism and Culture, Charles Darwin University and Parks Australia.
NT Tourism campaign takes over Brisbane22 March 2017Tourism NT’s latest advertising campaign featuring images of the Territory’s stunning Top End Landscapes and incredible adventures and flight deals on offer, is set to take over Brisbane for the next two months.
New music video showcases Top End21 March 2017Territory singer and songwriter Ben Evolent (Joshua Tarca) has launched a new music video for his song Next Time, showcasing the spectacular landscapes of the Top End.
Ovation of the Seas visits Darwin28 February 2017The biggest cruise ship to visit Australia, the Ovation of the Seas, arrived in Darwin today delivering a bumper trade for local retailers and tourism businesses.
2016 Qantas Australian Tourism Awards Announced24 February 2017Northern Territory tourism operators have dazzled in front of their home crowd, winning seven awards at the 2016 Qantas Australian Tourism Awards held at the Darwin Convention Centre tonight.
Float your boat in Territory-style farewell22 February 2017Darwin fishos, families and boat owners will have the opportunity to witness the largest cruise ship to ever visit Australia with the ‘Ovation of the Seas’ docking for the day on Tuesday, 28 February.
Outback Wrangler to round up more events21 February 2017Outback Wrangler and crocodile hunter, Matt Wright, will swap the swamp for the corporate world this week as part of a bold bid by the Northern Territory Government to capture a greater slice of the lucrative business events market.
Tourism NT Board Appointed20 February 2017Minister for Tourism and Culture Lauren Moss today announced the re-appointment of Michael Bridge as Chairman of the incoming Tourism NT Board of Commissioners for a period of two years.
FitzSimons leads NT military tourism campaign17 February 2017Historical author Peter FitzSimons will lead a new tourism campaign highlighting the range of military experiences on offer in the Northern Territory.
The Daly delivers another 10K Barra10 January 2017Another Territorian is thousands of dollars richer after catching a tagged Barramundi from the NT Government’s Season 2 Million Dollar Fish competition.
First 10K barramundi hooked for 201705 January 2017The first barramundi for 2017 has been caught in the NT Government’s Season 2 Million Dollar Fish competition, in Darwin River.