Northern Territory

  • Darwin expecting busiest cruise ship year

    Published on : Wednesday, October 28, 2015

    Darwin is set for its busiest cruise ship year ever with the official season kicking off today with the arrival of the Voyager of the Seas.     Chief Minister and Tourism Minister Adam Giles said a record 46 cruise …

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  • Tourism Australia sparks marine interest in new campaign to draw tourists

    Published on : Thursday, October 8, 2015

    Tourism Australia has kicked off filming for a new advertisement featuring some of Australia’s most iconic aquatic and coastal areas. The ad forms part of the organisation’s $40 million multi-platform marketing campaign which will roll out across Australia’s key international …

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  • Visitor spent rises to $1.9 billion in Northern Territory

    Published on : Wednesday, September 16, 2015

    The Northern Territory (NT) continues to be a hit with holiday makers with the latest figures from Tourism Research Australia showing domestic and international visitors are spending more and staying longer. Chief Minister and Tourism Minister Adam Giles welcomed the …

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  • Northern Territory now on Google Maps Street View

    Published on : Wednesday, July 15, 2015

    Anyone around the world will soon be able to experience the wonders of the Territory’s most iconic landmarks first hand from their computer screens, tablet or mobile thanks to a partnership between the Northern Territory Government and Google. Chief Minister …

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  • Northern Territory tourism attends the Australian Tourism Exchange

    Published on : Wednesday, June 24, 2015

    Northern Territory tourism businesses are showcasing their wares at the largest international travel trade show in the southern hemisphere this week. Chief Minister and Tourism Minister Adam Giles said he was today travelling to Melbourne to join with 27 local …

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  • West Arnhem Land art centre to attract tourist

    Published on : Wednesday, June 10, 2015

    A new interpretative arts centre in West Arnhem Land will help create more jobs for local artists and ensure more tourists can enjoy unique, high quality Aboriginal arts and craft, Chief Minister Adam Giles said. Visiting Gunbalanya to open the …

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  • Kakadu National Park rated as TripAdvisor’s top natural landmarks in Australia

    Published on : Wednesday, June 3, 2015

    Ubirr lookout in Kakadu National Park has been rated as Australia’s top natural attraction on the world’s largest online travel review site. TripAdvisor has named its Top 10 Travellers’ Choice Landmarks for Australia with Ubirr rated the number one natural …

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  • Northern Territory is being highly recommended by TripAdvisor

    Published on : Wednesday, May 27, 2015

    Northern Territory attractions are getting wide ranging and consistently good reviews on the world’s largest online travel review site. Chief Minister Adam Giles said he was delighted TripAdvisor had awarded 2015 Certificates of Excellence to the Museum and Art Gallery …

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  • New Appointment: Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory has new director

    Published on : Tuesday, May 12, 2015

    A museum executive with years of experience has been named the new director of the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory. Marcus Schutenko will begin in the role next week. His most recent role has been as the …

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  • Stunning natural assets to draw tourism to Northern Territory

    Published on : Friday, May 8, 2015

    The Northern Territory has some of the world’s most beautiful natural environments and now the public has the opportunity to have their say on the future of our most popular reserve. Minister for Parks and Wildlife Bess Price said the …

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  • NT welcomes tourists to its Barunga Festival

    Published on : Friday, March 27, 2015

    The countdown is on to the annual Barunga Festival which celebrates 30 years of art and music in 2015 with performances by Paul Kelly, Gurrumul, Sammy Butcher and Neil Murray. “The Barunga Festival is one of the Territory’s top Indigenous …

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  • Northern Territory to host Australia-Taiwan Business Council Joint Conference

    Published on : Friday, March 20, 2015

    The Northern Territory will host the Australia-Taiwan Business Council Joint Conference later this year, selected over two other jurisdictions to attract over 150 domestic and international delegates to Darwin. “I’m delighted the Australia-Taiwan Business Council has chosen Darwin as the …

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  • Territory tourism industry on the road to recovery

    Published on : Wednesday, March 11, 2015

    “The Territory recorded the highest growth in visitor numbers of all jurisdictions in 2014 which is fantastic news for the Territory tourism industry which suffered a decade of decline under Labor,” Chief Minister Adam Giles said. “A total of 1.076 …

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  • Northern Territory observes 14 percent increases in domestic visitation

    Published on : Monday, March 9, 2015

    Local tourism operators will be the big winners from a month-long marketing and events blitz aimed at driving new visitors to the Northern Territory. “Our tourism industry is getting back on its feet after a tough decade with the latest …

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  • Cruise Sector Activation to benefit tourism in NT

    Published on : Monday, February 23, 2015

    The Territory Government has released a new Cruise Sector Activation Plan as Darwin heads into its busiest cruise week on record. “The cruise ship sector contributed more than $54 million to the NT economy last year from 38 cruise ship …

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  • Northern Territory makes Wi-Fi available to remote tourist locations

    Published on : Saturday, February 7, 2015

    Internet access will be available at one of the Territory’s most remote tourist locations with free WiFi switched on at Karlu Karlu (Devils Marbles), 105 km south of Tennant Creek. Chief Minister Adam Giles said it was the third and …

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  • Top Gear showcases interesting location of Northern Territory

    Published on : Monday, February 2, 2015

    The Northern Territory will be showcased to a potential global audience of 350 million people in 200 countries with Top Gear’s Top End special premiering in the UK and Australia this week. “Monday’s premiere screening of Top Gear’s Top End …

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  • Tourism development in Northern Territory takes a front seat

    Published on : Wednesday, January 21, 2015

    Foreign language commentary at Kakadu, a houseboat adapted as a passenger waiting area and new facilities for school groups are among the many tourism improvements that will be available in 2015. Seven operators in the Northern Territory are the latest …

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  • East Arnhem region in Northern Territory to develop on its tourism

    Published on : Friday, November 21, 2014

    The Giles Government demonstrated its commitment to the future of Nhulunbuy with the opening of the new East Arnhem Northern Australia Development Office. “My Government is committed to building a new economic future for Nhulunbuy and this Northern Australia Development …

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  • Trade ties between Territory and Malaysia to strengthen tourism

    Published on : Monday, September 15, 2014

    Chief Minister Adam Giles is on a trade mission to Malaysia where he’ll meet with airlines and tourism operators, as well as attend a major international business expo.   “Malaysia is one of the most important economic players in the …

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