03 Aug 2016
Luxury hotel to boost NT tourism
Construction of a $250 million Westin luxury hotel on the Darwin Waterfront will begin next year.

The announcement follows an agreement signed between the NT Government and Darwin Port owner, Landbridge.

The world-class hotel will enhance the popular Waterfront precinct, create hundreds of ongoing jobs, boost tourism and become a destination in its own right.

The hotel will meet the currently unsatisfied demand for high-end accommodation in Darwin; provide a significant edge in the lucrative business conference market and help drive increased visitation to the Northern Territory from Asian markets.

The project marks Starwood Hotels & Resorts’ debut in Darwin through the introduction of its Westin brand.

Construction is expected to begin next year, for completion by 2020.

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