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From the Chief Executive


My regular newsletters are intended to keep you, as a SATIC member, more informed of what I'm doing, as General Manager of your industry body. The work I do is on your behalf, so I don't want this to be a one-way conversation. I invite your responses, direction, contributions and comments, please do so by making a comment at the end of each item.

Yours sincerely,

Shaun de Bruyn SATIC General ManagerShaun de Bruyn SATIC General Manager






General Manager

SATIC Tourism Barometer - September qtr 2015

04 November 2015
The Business Outlook index for the September 2015 quarter was up by 30 points (26%) – increasing from 114 to 144 – following the election of Malcolm Turnbull as Prime Minister in September.

Taxi and Chauffeur Vehicle industry Review

02 October 2015

Taxis and chauffeur vehicles are an important part of the South Australian tourism industry, and are often the first experience of Adelaide for visitors and tourists. It is necessary for that sector of the industry to grow and thrive into the future

Nature Based Tourism Action Plan - For Public Comment

02 October 2015

Minister Hunter and Minister Bignell released South Australia’s Nature Based Tourism Draft Action Plan last weekend. It outlines ten actions for growing nature based tourism across the State, while supporting the ongoing conservation of our natural and cultural heritage.

Message from SATIC’s General Manager

21 September 2015

After two weeks as SATIC's General Manager, I am excited to be part of the team and have hit the ground running with some key priorities including increasing member benefits, membership growth and engagement with stakeholders.

SATIC Tourism Barometer - June qtr 2015

10 August 2015

In the June quarter 2015 survey the business activity index was down sharply - from 129 to 95 points - a drop of 26%.

State Budget 2015-2016

08 July 2015

The 2015-16 SA Tourism Commission budget papers open with the commitment to work towards the State’s tourism expenditure potential of $8bn by 2020. As I’ve said in the past, this requires a growth rate 3 times our 15 year average, but it does underline what tourism can achieve for South Australia.

SATIC Tourism Barometer - March qtr 2015

30 April 2015

In the March quarter 2015 survey the business activity index increased by 6% - from 122 points to 129 - while the short term business outlook index fell slightly – down by 2% to 116 points.

SATIC Tourism Barometer - December qtr 2014

12 February 2015

In the December quarter 2014 survey the business activity index fell by 7% while the short term business outlook index also fell – down by 14%.

SATIC Tourism Barometer - September qtr 2014

31 October 2014

In the September quarter 2014 survey the business activity index grew by 11% while the short term business outlook index was also up – increasing 18%.

SA Tourism Commission Board to be replaced

16 October 2014

The Minister for Tourism has announced his intention that the SA Tourism Commission Board be replaced with an “industry panel”.

However, this decision still has to make its way through the SA Parliament. The SA Tourism Commission is a statutory body under the South Australian Tourism Commission Act 1993.

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