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Creating Jobs: 45 NT Tourism Industry Business Ready for Chinese Visitors

With Donghai Airlines inaugural direct flight from China (Shenzhen) to Darwin now just a week away, the Territory Labor Government have confirmed that 45 local businesses have now completed Tourism NT’s China Ready Workshops and are ready for visitors.

Minister for Tourism and Culture, Lauren Moss said making the NT a ‘China Ready Destination’ is important so we can benefit from new Chinese tourists and create and sustain more local jobs.

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Something New: Supercars to Arrive in Night Parade

In a first, the Transporter Night Convoy will light up the streets of Darwin on Wednesday 13 June as it manoeuvers its way from Hidden Valley to the city from 6.15pm.

Fans can line the convoy route or join in the FREE family fun in Raintree Park with a performance by Dr Elephant, kids’ entertainment, food stalls, music and sundowner shopping.

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Australian children’s classic comes to life in interactive stage show

The Department of Tourism and Culture’s Araluen Arts Centre is pleased to present Creature, a stunning digital stage re-imagining of the classic Australian story, Dot and the Kangaroo.

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Tourists Are Coming: Customer Staff encouraged to attend Welcome China Lunch

In preparation for Donghai Airlines commencing direct flights from Shenzhen in Southern China to Darwin later this month, Top End based customer service staff are encouraged to attend a ‘Welcome China’ lunch and learn more about the expectations of visitors.

Minister for Tourism and Culture, Lauren Moss said the ‘Welcome China’ lunch hosted by the Department of Tourism and Culture will be facilitated by Australia China Business Council NT President Daryl Guppy who will provide a presentation aimed at all business sectors.

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First Tourism NT campaign launches in Shenzhen, China

In preparation for Donghai Airlines commencing direct flights from Shenzhen in China to Darwin, Tourism NT has launched its first dedicated tourism campaign within Shenzhen and Southern China.

Minister for Tourism and Culture, Lauren Moss said the campaign promotes Darwin as the gateway to Australia, highlights the new 5 ½ hour direct flight from Shenzhen and showcases Darwin and the Top End as a must-see bucket-list destination for Chinese travellers.

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A blast from the past through Back to Morse Week

Take a trip back in time during Back to Morse Week at the Alice Springs Telegraph Station.

The Old Post Office at the Alice Springs Telegraph Station will spring to life with the sound of Morse signals as visiting telegraphists fire up the Old Telegraph Line and start clicking out messages down the line.

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Turbocharging Live Alice Mparntwe Arts Program

Minister for Tourism and Culture, Lauren Moss announced today as part of the Territory Labor Government’s Turbocharging Tourism $103 million stimulus package, the extension of the Live Alice Mparntwe Arts program with a third round. An additional $250,000 will enrich and activate the Alice Springs CBD with live music, dance performances and interactive workshops.

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Turbocharging Live Darwin Arts Program

The Territory Labor Government, through the Turbocharging Tourism $103 million stimulus package, is investing an additional $500,000 to enrich and activate the Darwin CBD.

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Alice Springs Telegraph Station Open Day and Markets

The annual Alice Springs Telegraph Station free Open Day and Markets is on this Sunday, 20 May from 9:30am to 1pm.

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Darwin showcased as leading Business Events Destination

The renowned ‘Meet Darwin’ familiarisation event, an annual collaboration between the Department of Tourism and Culture’s NT Convention Bureau (NTCB) and Darwin Convention Centre designed to showcase Darwin as a leading business events destination will be held from 17-20 May 2018.