Opened in July 2008, the Darwin Convention Centre is an award winning, world class venue in the tropical harbour city of Darwin. Managed by leading venue specialists, AEG Ogden, the Darwin Convention Centre successfully hosts hundreds of events per year, which contributes over $60 million of economic return to the Northern Territory annually. The Centre has acquired an excellent reputation for the delivery of outstanding and innovative events, first class food and excellent customer service provided by a dedicated team of passionate professionals. Try out these recipes from the kitchens of DCC for yourself!
Winter in Darwin averages anywhere between 21.6– 31.8°C maintaining 60-65% humidity thanks to its tropical dry and wet seasons. It explains why it is one of the popular destinations for domestic travel. “In 2018, one in five of the 105,000 attendees originated from interstate or overseas.” says Darwin Festival Chair, Ian Kew. Woking closely with Tourism NT, their focus will be in re-enforcing the city and its annual festival as a destination for its interstate neighbours, describing it as “NT’s best-kept secret”.
Luxurious houseboat, River Dream Boatel, recently named one of the Best Floating Accommodations in the World by the UK Telegraph has announced a new concept in houseboating. Designed for singles and couples, the concept encapsulates an all inclusive fully escorted luxury gourmet escape in the intimacy of a small group for singles and couples.
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With so much action exploding through Brisbane, Rydges Southbank have just dropped 4 packages for locals and visitors to take their summer experience to the next level.
South Australian family winery Taylors Wines created a one of a kind experience for wine lovers allowing them to chill with the perfect glass of vino amongst the setting of one of the most illustrious cities in the world. Far from its Clare Valley home, together with Masterchefs, Will Stewart and Steve Flood, presented the world’s first floating cellar door.
Adventure seekers, history buffs and sailing enthusiasts will have the chance to take the voyage of a lifetime as part of the crew on the magnificent replica of James Cook’s 18th century vessel HMB Endeavour. The Australian National Maritime Museum has announced Endeavour’s 2019 voyage program and is now calling for applications to sail.
On 28 January 2019 Endeavour will depart from Sydney for Hobart, to take part in the “Parade of Sail” at the Australian Wooden Boat Festival. The Festival is a four-day celebration of maritime culture and the biggest event of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere, bringing together over 500 boats in Hobart’s iconic historic waterfront precinct.
It’s described as a mind-blowing immersive festival experience, held over four days and culminating in one epic New Year’s Eve celebration.