The Territory’s international trade and investment attributes and rich history of doing business with our neighbours across the Asia Pacific region will be on show during the Arafura Games.
The finishing touches are being put on preparations right around Darwin as the countdown to the long-awaited return of the popular Arafura Games begins.
Territory tourism businesses will be supported to enhance their visitor offerings, with the Visitor Experience Enhancement Program (VEEP) to be extended for another two years as part of the Territory Labor Government’s $62.8 million TURBO2 investment announced earlier this week.
Major events and festivals will get a $20 million boost under the Territory Labor Government’s TURBO2 investment aimed at attracting more visitors and injecting more money into the economy.
The Territory Labor Government today announced an additional $62.8 million over two years for Turbocharging Tourism 2.
With only days to go until the commencement of the 2019 Arafura Games, excitement is building as national and international athletes arrive for the nine-day event.
The latest domestic visitor data from Tourism Research Australia for the 12 months to December 2018 shows domestic holiday visitors to the NT increased by 6.7 per cent to 652,000 visitors, with expenditure also increasing by 35 per cent to $832 million.
Escape the holiday boredom and discover what nature has to offer at our Parks and Reserves over the Easter long weekend.
A new Jumping Roo display is welcoming passengers to Alice Springs Airport, promoting tourism experiences and products in the region.
Bringing Back the Arafura Games: Purple Patch Community Hubs LaunchedAll the colour and excitement of the Arafura Games will be on show at special community hubs that allow locals, visitors and spectators to be a part of the 10-day celebrations.