Media release archive
Exciting Tourism Opportunity at Window on the Wetlands12 February 2020The NT Government is inviting expressions of interest from private entities, joint ventures or other interested parties to take over commercial operation of the popular Window on the Wetlands Visitor Centre (WOW).
$2 Million Immediate Tourism Resilience Plan for the Northern Territory10 February 2020The Territory Government has announced a $2 million Immediate Tourism Resilience Plan to minimise the impact to our tourism industry from the Australian Bushfires and the coronavirus outbreak and maintain the momentum in attracting more visitors to the NT.
Turbocharging Tourism: Works Begin on Three Nitmiluk Projects07 February 2020Three Turbocharging Tourism projects are now underway in Nitmiluk National Park as part of the Territory Government’s $5.5 million Turbocharging Tourism investment to enhance visitor offerings and support jobs.
Investing in Aboriginal Tourism, Supporting Local Businesses: New Funding to Boost Aboriginal Tourism03 February 2020Aboriginal owned tourism businesses can now apply for a new $200,000 funding program to help improve business sustainability, enhance the Northern Territory’s unique Aboriginal tourism offerings and further strengthen its position as the undeniable leader in the Aboriginal tourism sector.
Driving Business Events to the Territory: Event Here This Year31 January 2020Business Events Australia has released a domestic campaign encouraging Australians to Event Here This Year, to help provide a boost to the events industry in the wake of the combined effect of a global downturn in travel to Australia as a result of the bushfires.
Driving Visitors to the Territory: Australians urged to Holiday Here This Year25 January 2020Tourism NT has fast-tracked its latest marketing campaign featuring the new brand ‘Different in every sense’ which will roll out from Sunday in eastern state metro papers alongside a new video advertisement to run on Facebook this weekend, urging interstate travellers to put the Territory on their holiday itinerary.
Australian Government Announces Tourism Recovery Package – NT is Open for Business22 January 2020Tourism NT has brought forward its latest brand promotion featuring ‘Different in every sense’ to commence on 28th January to help get tourists travelling to the NT. The brand campaign is one of a range of marketing activities that are either already live or will be in market in the next few weeks.
Turbocharging Tourism: Visitors bring $2.6 billion into the Territory17 January 2020The Territory Government’s Turbocharging Tourism investment continues to deliver economic benefit with visitor numbers to the Northern Territory up by 6.7 per cent in the year ending September 2019.
Tourism: Towards 2030 Conference Returns in 202015 January 2020The Tourism: Towards 2030 Conference will return to Darwin and Alice Springs in March, bringing local tourism operators together with the common goal of growing the Territory’s tourism industry.
Top Ten Insta-hits of 201922 December 2019A photo of Longitude 131°, the luxury wilderness camp just outside Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, was the most liked image on Tourism NT’s Instagram channel @NTaustralia for 2019.
Supporting Business and Creating Jobs: Turbocharging Tourism - VEEP Round 3 Recipients Announced17 December 2019Territory tourism operators will benefit from grant funding of $1.5 million to enhance their visitor offerings under Round 3 of the Visitor Experience Enhancement Program (VEEP).
Improving the visitor experience: Window on the Wetlands gets new air-con16 December 2019The Window on the Wetlands (WoW) Visitor Centre will offer an improved experience for visitors once a new air-con system is installed.
Viking Orion to overnight in Darwin15 December 2019The Viking Orion will overnight in Darwin tonight with an influx of tourists visiting the region, providing a boost to the economy over the tropical summer.
Flights on sale as the Top End stars in The Amazing Race Australia05 December 2019Millions of viewers across Australia tuned in to watch The Amazing Race Australia finale and thrilling finish in the Top End.
Top End showcased in The Amazing Race Australia Finale03 December 2019The majestic Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge is set to star in The Amazing Race Australia finale tonight.
Carnival Splendor Makes Maiden Voyage to Darwin01 December 2019Over 3,000 cruise passengers will converge on Darwin tomorrow as the Carnival Splendor makes its inaugural visit to the Top End.
2020 People’s Choice BASSINTHEGRASS Music Festival - Early Bird Tickets on Sale26 November 2019Early Bird tickets to next year’s People’s Choice BASSINTHEGRASS Music Festival are now on sale.
Territory a Key Destination for International Business Events21 November 2019More than 2000 people will bring around $5.5 million into the Territory through visitor expenditure over the next two years.
NT Aboriginal Tourism Strategy 2020-203019 November 2019A ten-year Aboriginal Tourism Strategy has been released, backed by $400,000 to support Aboriginal-owned tourism businesses.
2019 NT Brolga Awards17 November 2019A total of 29 businesses and two individuals were winners at the 2019 NT Brolga Awards.