Former Tourism NT head of domestic marketing, Tony Quarmby has been appointed as the agency's new General Manager of Marketing.
Mr Quarmby will return to the Northern Territory from Tasmania where he has been the Director of Consumer Marketing for Tourism Tasmania for the past 18 months.
Prior to that Mr Quarmby lived in Alice Springs heading up Tourism NT’s domestic marketing team for three years where he was responsible for implementing the award-winning Do the NT and It’s About Time tourism campaigns.
Mr Quarmby will play a key role leading the Northern Territory's domestic and international tourism marketing activities and strategies, which includes all digital marketing, advertising campaigns and public relations activities.
“My passion and connection to the Territory has never left me so it will be great to return having enjoyed my time in the southern climes," said Mr Quarmby.
“I look forward to promoting some of the NT Government’s exciting new initiatives like the $100 million investment into an Indigenous Arts Trail across the Territory, a National Indigenous Art Gallery and Cultural Centre in Alice Springs and the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory planned for Darwin, just to name a few.
“Our job will be to ensure the world knows about these new facilities and that the Northern Territory is the premier place to visit for unique art and cultural experiences."
Mr Quarmby will commence as the General Manager of Marketing of Tourism NT in Darwin from 16 October.
In other senior appointments, Ms Angela Collard, Executive Director of Tourism NT, will retire the NT public service on 31 August, following more than 30 years of service to spend more time with her family.
Mr Andrew Hopper will formally take-on responsibility for the Tourism portfolio in his capacity as Department of Tourism and Culture Deputy CEO effective 1 September.