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Outback Ballooning, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia

Want to grow your international business? Tourism NT offers support for Northern Territory tourism businesses through the market opportunities listed below.

2017 Backpacker Roadshow

Following the success of the 2016 roadshow, Tourism NT’s ‘Backpack the Outback’ Mission is back in 2017!

The roadshow will hit backpacker hot spots in Cairns, Melbourne, Sydney and Byron Bay from 3rd of April to the 7th of April 2017. The Backpack the Outback roadshow is an excellent platform for NT tourism operators in the backpacker sector to promote their product to travel agent hubs on the East Coast.

Registrations are now open! For more information, download the 2017 Backpack the Outback Roadshow Prospectus here or contact

Trade Events

Tourism NT participates in and coordinates a number of trade shows and events each year to promote the Northern Territory and the range of tourism products available. These trade shows and events are held both within Australia and in our key international markets, bringing together our tourism industry and travel agents with travel wholesalers from around the world.

In some cases Tourism NT or the NT Government's Trade Support Scheme will provide financial support for eligible businesses to attend selected events.

Trade shows initiated by Tourism NT are advised via direct email to NT operators who are either active in or have shown interest in the international marketplace.
Operators should ensure their contact details are included in the International Operations database to receive regular updates and information.

To find out more about upcoming opportunities and financial assistance, download our Trade Events Calendar for 2015 or email

International trade - Tourism Australia partnership

In conjunction with Tourism Australia (TA), Tourism NT also participates in a number of international trade shows and events each year to promote Australia’s Northern Territory as a premier travel destination.

These events provide NT operators with the opportunity to meet with and educate wholesalers and retail travel agents from around the world.
To receive information about Tourism Australia initiated shows, contact TA direct to be included in their distribution list. The details are also listed on

International Social Media 

Tourism NT’s international social media program aims to create engaging conversations about the Northern Territory with potential holiday-makers through our key social media platforms in each of our international target markets.

For more information on how you can leverage more interest for your business using social media, download our Social Media Guide.

More Information

For more information on how to grow your international business, read our International Market Fact Sheets or contact

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