Media release archive
Litchfield National Park Turbo Upgrades Full Steam Ahead16 July 2020Construction works are progressing on the Territory Government’s $17.5 million Turbocharging Tourism Litchfield Central Valley project, opening up more visitor experiences at Litchfield National Park and creating local jobs.
Territory Tourism Vouchers Generate $3.3 Million for Local Businesses in a Fortnight14 July 2020Two weeks into the Tourism Voucher scheme, Territorians have redeemed over 4,500 vouchers generating $3.3 million in bookings, providing a strong boost for local operators.
Nitmiluk Mountain Bike Trails Open for Riders13 July 2020Nitmiluk National Park is set to become the Top End’s mountain bike mecca, thanks to the completion of Stage 1 of a bike trail network designed to capture the growing adventure tourism market.
Upgraded Mountain Bike Trails Open in Alice Springs10 July 2020Alice Springs is solidifying its reputation as a mecca for mountain bike tourism and outdoor recreation with the opening of nearly 100km of upgraded mountain bike and shared-use trails last weekend.
NTaustralia attracts 300K Instagram followers06 July 2020With our abundance of open spaces, beautiful landscapes and rich art and culture, the Northern Territory is continuing to grow its reputation as an 'instagrammable' holiday destination that is 'Different in Every Sense'.
VEEP Round 4 Open02 July 2020Grants of up to $50,000 are available under Round 4 of the Territory Government’s Visitor Experience Enhancement Program (VEEP).
Grab your BetEasy Darwin Triple Crown ticket now!02 July 2020Fasten your seatbelt - tickets for the Darwin Supercars round on 8-9 August 2020 are on general sale today and, with limited tickets available, Territorians are encouraged to buy theirs now!
Territory Tourism Voucher Statement01 July 2020All Territory Tourism Vouchers have now been allocated.
Tourism Voucher Scheme Sees Strong Operator Uptake One Week Out25 June 2020With one week to go until Territorians can register and receive their $200 Territory Tourism voucher on 1 July, more than 4,000 bookable experiences or products are now available across the Territory for locals to get out and see their own backyard.
Territory stars in Australian Traveller top 100 holiday list25 June 2020The rest of Australia is quickly catching on to the allure of the Territory and what locals have always known – the Northern Territory is the answer to your next holiday experience.
Aboriginal Tourism Grants Awarded22 June 2020Thirteen Aboriginal owned and operated Territory tourism businesses can further enhance their unique cultural tourism offerings as they share over $200 000 in funding through the Territory Government’s Aboriginal Tourism Grant Program.
Tourism NT’s National Tourism Campaign Kicks Off20 June 2020Tourism NT’s newest campaign The Territory is the answer will launch nationally tomorrow to entice Australians to start booking their dream holiday to the Northern Territory.
Hermannsburg Historic Precinct Upgrades Progress19 June 2020Upgrades continue as part of the Territory Government’s $3.5 million Turbocharging Tourism investment and Stage One of the Five Point Plan to boost the West MacDonnell region’s cornerstone attraction, showcasing the historical significance of the site.
Tourism Voucher Scheme to Support Territory Businesses and Save Jobs11 June 2020The Territory Government has today announced a tourism voucher scheme to encourage Territorians to explore the Territory and support local tourism businesses until borders can safely re-open to interstate visitors.
Tune in and watch the Uluru Camel Cup online this year28 May 2020Thousands of viewers across Australia will watch the classic outback event, the Uluru Camel Cup, unfold on screen this year with it being held as a virtual event for 2020.
More NT Parks and Reserves to Open for June Long Weekend27 May 2020Following the announcement that biosecurity zones will be lifted from 5 June, all NT parks and reserves, other than those closed for seasonal reasons, will be open and accessible to all Territorians from noon that day.
Time To Be A Territorian Campaign24 May 2020Tourism NT's new intra-Territory campaign encouraging locals to get out and enjoy their backyard and help support local tourism operators kicks off tomorrow.
New Visitor Experience Program Grants Awarded17 May 2020Seventeen local tourism businesses across the Territory have received grants totalling nearly $500,000 under the New Visitor Experience Program (NVEP) as part of the Territory Government’s $2 Million Immediate Tourism Resilience Plan launched in February this year.
Litchfield National Park Works Underway16 May 2020The Territory Government is creating local jobs and greater access to Litchfield National Park with a tender this week released for the construction of campsites and access roads as part of its Litchfield Central Valley project.
2020 Brolga Northern Territory Tourism Awards08 May 2020Following the announcement from the Australian Tourism Industry Council that the Australian Tourism Awards national program and associated national event will not be proceeding in 2020, Tourism NT advises that the 2020 Brolga Northern Territory Tourism Awards will also not proceed.