Media release archive
Virgin Australia New Darwin to Bali Service20 December 2018Territorians will have greater choice when booking holiday flights after Virgin Australia announced a new service from Darwin to Denpasar, Bali from April 2019. The flights follow extensive discussions between the Territory Government, NT Airports and airlines over new routes linking Darwin to destinations in Asia.
Turbocharging Tourism on target19 December 2018The $103 million Turbocharging Tourism initiative is over two thirds of the way to achieving its target of 53,000 extra holiday visitors, with more than 36,000 holiday bookings already made – and expected to inject an extra $45 million into the economy – as a direct result of the investment to date.
Spirit of Christmas in the Red Centre!14 December 2018Connect with nature and celebrate the true spirit of Christmas at the Alice Springs Desert Park from 15-24 December 2018.
Strong Cruise Ship Season underway09 December 2018A strong season is forecast with 75 total cruise ship arrivals planned to visit Darwin, providing a huge tourism boost for Darwin City. The cruise sector brings $87.6 million a year to the local economy, which is good for business and good for jobs.
China Ready Online Training Program Launch03 December 2018The Territory Government has launched an online Chinese cultural and tourism training program for tourism operators aimed at preparing the industry for future Chinese arrivals.
Starlight Foundation a Reel Winner After First Ever Charity Fish Caught21 November 2018An overnight fishing session on Darwin Harbour has landed a local fisho the first ever purple-tagged $5,000 charity barra.
ATEC Inbound Tourism Travel Trade event kicks off in Darwin20 November 2018More than 410 delegates have converged on Darwin for one of Australia’s leading inbound tourism conferences, the 2018 Australian Tourism Export Council (ATEC) Meeting Place.
Starlight Foundation a Reel Winner After First Ever Charity Fish Caught19 November 2018The Co-Chairs of the National Aboriginal Art Gallery National Reference Group have been announced.
National Aboriginal Art Gallery: 1st Meeting of the National Reference Group19 November 2018The National Aboriginal Art Gallery will become a globally significant institution that celebrates Aboriginal art and culture and create jobs and economic opportunities.
Bachelorette Finale heads to the NT15 November 2018The Northern Territory will tonight be beamed to the rest of the country with the screening of the popular Bachelorette series finale – which was filmed in the Top End earlier this year.
Bachelorette Finale heads to the NT13 November 2018A new Darwin-Uluru Qantas route will commence from April 2019, with discounted fares for Alice Springs residents travelling to Darwin.