Media releases

09 Jan 2019
Tourism visitor statistics released by Tourism Research Australia (TRA)* show that domestic and international visitation to the NT has stabilised in the September quarter of 2018.

20 Dec 2018

Territorians will have greater choice when booking holiday flights after Virgin Australia announced a new service from Darwin to Denpasar, Bali from April 2019. 

The flights follow extensive discussions between the Territory Government, NT Airports and airlines over new routes linking Darwin to destinations in Asia. 

19 Dec 2018

The $103 million Turbocharging Tourism initiative is over two thirds of the way to achieving its target of 53,000 extra holiday visitors, with more than 36,000 holiday bookings already made – and expected to inject an extra $45 million into the economy – as a direct result of the investment to date.

09 Dec 2018

A strong season is forecast with 75 total cruise ship arrivals planned to visit Darwin, providing a huge tourism boost for Darwin City. The cruise sector brings $87.6 million a year to the local economy, which is good for business and good for jobs.

03 Dec 2018

The Territory Government has launched an online Chinese cultural and tourism training program for tourism operators aimed at preparing the industry for future Chinese arrivals.

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