Eyes of Australia on Darwin as Win a Top End Wedding competition winners say ‘I do’06 May 2019Thousands of viewers across Australia had a front-row seat at the television wedding of the year this morning, when Nine Network’s Today Win a Top End Wedding competition winners Lauren and Steve said ‘I do’ at picturesque Pee Wee’s at the Point.
Local Artists to Join International Music Arts at BASSINTHEGRASS02 May 2019Darwin-based band Tapestry and musician Kyle Maher have been announced as the two local artists to perform at the 2019 People’s Choice BASSINTHEGRASS music festival at Mindil Beach in just over two weeks’ time.
Barkly Regional Plan Designed to Stimulate the Visitor Economy01 May 2019A vision for growing the visitor economy in the Barkly Region has been released.
Territory tourism investment opportunities on display30 April 2019A Northern Territory Tourism Investment Forum is taking place at the Darwin Convention Centre today as part of the Arafura Games 2019 Business Engagement Program. The forum will include a roundtable, networking opportunities and site visits. Delegates will receive valuable insights into the Territory’s long-term tourism opportunities, including the NT Government’s 2030 tourism industry development strategy, the Darwin City Deal, the Jabiru Township Redevelopment Project and the World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park.
Turbocharging Tourism: Red Centre Adventure Ride Design Tender Awarded30 April 2019The Northern Territory Government has awarded the design tender for the West Macs Red Centre Adventure Ride to Coffey Services Australia Pty Ltd.
Budget 2019 sees funding to enhance visitor experiences and attract business events26 April 2019Territory tourism businesses will be supported to enhance their visitor offerings, with the Visitor Experience Enhancement Program (VEEP) to be extended for another two years as part of the Northern Territory Government’s $62.8 million TURBO2 investment announced earlier this week.
Budget 2019 sees Funding for Festivals and Events25 April 2019Major events and festivals will get a $20 million boost under the Northern Territory Government’s TURBO2 investment aimed at attracting more visitors and injecting more money into the economy.
Budget 2019 sees funding for TURBO223 April 2019The Territory Government today announced an additional $62.8 million over two years for Turbocharging Tourism 2.
Tourism Data Indicates Turbocharged Results for the Territory20 April 2019The latest domestic visitor data from Tourism Research Australia for the 12 months to December 2018 shows domestic holiday visitors to the NT increased by 6.7 per cent to 652,000 visitors, with expenditure also increasing by 35 per cent to $832 million.
Jumping Roo to Welcome You at Alice Springs Airport18 April 2019A new Jumping Roo display is welcoming passengers to Alice Springs Airport, promoting tourism experiences and products in the region.
Secret location of Top End Wedding competition revealed18 April 2019Pee Wee’s at the Point in East Point Reserve has been revealed as the secret location for the wedding ceremony in the Nine Network’s Today Win a Top End Wedding competition.
Top Tier Entertainment Locked in for Supercars Weekend13 April 2019The 2019 BetEasy Darwin Triple Crown is gearing up to be one of the Territory’s biggest and best Supercars events, with a fantastic program of on and off-track entertainment.
Showcasing the Territory at ATE 201910 April 2019The best of the Territory’s tourism experiences are on show to around 1,500 industry representatives at the Australian Tourism Exchange this week, the largest annual travel and tourism business-to-business event in Australia.
New Virgin Australia Darwin to Bali Service Takes Off10 April 2019Virgin’s inaugural Darwin-Bali service will provide another gateway for international tourists to come to the Territory as well as giving locals greater choice when booking holiday flights to Bali.
Nominations now open for the 2019 Brolga Awards08 April 2019Nominations are now open to enter the Northern Territory’s premier tourism industry awards, the 2019 Brolga Northern Territory Tourism Awards.
Explorer of the Seas Cruise Ship Welcomed to Darwin07 April 2019The Explorer of the Seas arrived in Darwin today carrying more than 3,200 people from around the world.
Red Centre Ready for Parrtjima-A Festival in Light 201905 April 2019Alice Springs Desert Park and Todd Mall is set to host thousands of national and international visitors over the next 10 days, with Parrtjima – A Festival in Light 2019 officially opening tonight.
Nation’s Top Military Writers and Researchers Converge on the Top End05 April 2019Hundreds of people from across the Territory and Australia have made their way to Darwin for tonight’s opening of the International Military Writers’ Festival.
EOI Opportunity in breathtaking Central Australia05 April 2019The Department of Tourism, Sport and Culture is seeking Expressions of Interests (EOI) to manage the kiosk, campground and day use areas at Ormiston Gorge as well as campground management at Ellery Creek Big Hole and Redbank Gorge, all set in the beautiful Tjoritja / West MacDonnell National Park.
Turbocharged Watarrka National Park Opening Up New Tourism Experiences04 April 2019New opportunities for economic development and jobs for local Aboriginal people will be opened up in Watarrka National Park, with the NT Government investing $5 million into a new walking trail as part of the Turbocharging Tourism stimulus package.