Tourism and hospitality in the northern territory
The Northern Territory (NT) covers a vast area of land, but has a very small population of which Aboriginal people make up 32%. The remainder of the population is very multicultural and, particularly Darwin, has a very Asian feel.
The iconic Mindil Beach Sunset Markets sell food from every corner of the globe and truly emphasise the cultural mix of the city.
“People travel to the Territory to explore the amazing natural wonders such as Uluru and in general enjoy the fantastic and unique scenery it offers.”
People travel to the Territory to explore the amazing natural wonders such as Uluru and in general enjoy the fantastic and unique scenery it offers. Accommodation is varied and there are many upmarket hotels, high class camping such as Longitude 131, cabins and backpackers as well as resorts. All of these require a regular supply of staff experienced in different aspects of the tourism industry.
The NT in general is well known for its casual lifestyle but people still expect quality restaurants and service. The tourism industry is extremely important to the economy being the third income earner after Mining and Agriculture, and there are some new areas of growth such as the cruise ship market and conferences and events which are really taking off.