Get Involved


We want to showcase your special deals, packages, and promotions on the Visit Newcastle website during the Newcastle 'Seek Off Beat' marketing campaign.

Campaign details

Name: Seek Off Beat - Phase Two
In market dates: February to July 2024

The Seek Off Beat campaign was launched in August 2022 and included 12 months of activity that resulted in over 23 million impressions, 3.4 million video views and 220,000 engagements with campaign creative.

Phase two of the campaign will move the audience from learning about and considering Newcastle as their next short break destination, to actively booking experiences. As such, the campaign will feature a range of special deals, packages, and promotions (hosted on the Visit Newcastle website).  

Your business is crucial to the visitor experience in Newcastle and we invite you to participate by submitting a deal specific for this campaign.  

Why participate?

  • Increased visibility - your deal will be featured on the Visit Newcastle website as part of the campaign, attracting web views.
  • Targeted promotion - the 'Seek Off Beat' campaign will be strategically marketed during specific dates, maximizing the exposure of your deal to the audience.
  • Community engagement - showcase your establishment as a key player in Newcastle's visitor economy.

How to participate

  1. Submit your deal: Share your deal that will be promoted during the campaign. 
  2. Provide visuals: Include high-quality images or promotional materials that showcase your deal.
  3. Include details: Clearly outline terms and conditions, ensuring potential visitors have all the necessary information and links to book online. 

Submission deadline: 21 February 2024

Cost: FREE
As this is a new opportunity to industry, we will be offering this free of charge for businesses to participate.

Submit your deal

What makes a great deal?

Types of deal/packages/promotions

Example

Value-add:
Provide extra value for customers who book your product.

  • Stay 3/Pay 2
  • Kids stay/travel/eat free
  • Buy one tour, get the second half price
  • Bonus picnic hamper

‘Money can’t buy’ experience:
Offer something above and beyond your usual product offering.

  • Private dining experience with head chef
  • Personal guided tour of the local area  or venue

Package:
You can bundle together several components to provide a great deal. One operator needs to take the booking and manage with other partners. 

  • 2 nights accommodation + a tour
  • Accommodation + event tickets
  • Dinner at restaurant + show

 

Discount:
Offer a discount of current offering

  • $40 off when using code
  • 15% discount

Additional information

  • For a deal to be accepted it must meet the below criteria:
      1. Business must be listed on ATDW
      2. Deal must be valid for a minimum February-July 2024. 
      3. Booking link must be supplied to accompany deal
      4. Terms and conditions of deal must be listed on operators website with a link provided
      5. Must be able to report back to City of Newcastle on the number of claimed deals
  • City of Newcastle is not obligated to accept every deal submitted

If you have any questions or require further information, contact:

Laura McGrath
Destination Marketing Officer, City of Newcastle
lmcgrath@ncc.nsw.gov.au
02 4974 2871