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In the wake of the Star Ratings Australia announcement that they will wind down their scheme, the Australian Tourism Industry Council (ATIC) is determined to provide quality accreditation for the accommodation sector.
Three of South Australia’s best regional tourism experiences have walked away with major prizes at the 2016 Qantas Australian Tourism Awards in Darwin. Congratulations to Seppeltsfield Estate Winery, The Frames and Yondah Beach House. Plus another four South Australian tourism businesses were awarded silver and bronze medals recognising the amazing contribution they make to the State.
Tourism businesses across South Australia are set to benefit from a suite of business development programs being rolled out by the South Australian Tourism Industry Council during 2017.
The Australian Tourism Industry Council (ATIC), owner of the Australian Tourism Awards, is excited to announce that in 2017 a new online Awards program will be introduced, incorporating a complete online entry process.
The introduction of Segway Guided Tours to Adelaide’s Riverbank precinct next year will be a great coup for Adelaide’s visitor economy.
Adelaide Oval Tours & Museums has been awarded the Premier’s Award for Service Excellence at the 2016 South Australian Tourism Awards – a new and highly regarded acknowledgment which recognises the finalist across 30 categories who demonstrated the most outstanding customer service experience.
The South Australian Tourism Industry Council (SATIC) and Ecotourism Australia (EA) have signed a new partnership agreement to drive the growth of sustainable tourism in South Australia.
South Australia’s outstanding tourism businesses are reminded to enter the 2016 South Australian Tourism Awards, with nominations closing on Friday, 1 July.
A record number of South Australian tourism businesses are attending SATIC’s 7th annual Tourism Conference – Inspiring Industry and Growing Visitation.
The Board of the South Australian Tourism Industry Council is pleased to announce that Shaun de Bruyn has won the position of SATIC General Manager.
The 2016 Yorke Peninsula Tourism Awards are now open for nominations and tourism operators are invited to nominate across 11 categories.
Two of South Australia’s peak tourism bodies have joined forces to create synergies for the State’s tourism industry. The South Australian Tourism Industry Council have been contracted to provide the branch management services for the Australian Tourism Export Council in South Australia.
Five of South Australia's very best tourism experiences have been inducted into the State's Tourism Hall of Fame at the 2015 South Australian Tourism Awards, winning their category three years in a row.
Congratulations to: 2015 Clipsal 500 Adelaide; Aboriginal Cultural Tours - South Australia; The Playford; Udder Delights Cheese Cellar; and Adelaide Shores.
SATIC are proud to introduce a new partnership with Wallmans Lawyers, as the exclusive legal service provider to SATIC and its members. SATIC Members have access to a free telephone advice line.
South Australian tourism businesses will gain insights, be inspired, learn, engage and network at SATIC's 6th annual Tourism Conference. The one-day conference on the 27th of May will have a line-up of nine impressive plenary speakers plus nine compelling in-depth workshops.
South Australia’s top tourism businesses are invited to enter the 2015 South Australian Tourism Awards, with nominations now open.
The prestigious Awards attract hundreds of entries each year across more than 30 categories, with winners going on to represent South Australia at a national level.
NSW and QLD have committed to joining the Australian Tourism Accreditation Program. For the first time, all States will now provide a standardised online, quality business accreditation program to help a wide range of businesses grow across the nation’s visitor economy.
The South Australian Tourism Industry Council has announced the appointment of a new Board Chair, Vice Chair and six new Board Members, all of whom bring a diverse range of industry experience and skills to the table.
The South Australian Tourism Industry Council congratulates the State’s tourism businesses on welcoming more international and domestic visitors but says continued efforts are needed by the State Government’s destination marketing and development agencies to ensure all of the State’s regions reap the benefits.
The search is on for Adelaide’s best taxi driver, with the winner to be announced for the first time at this year’s prestigious South Australian Tourism Awards.
Emaroo Port Hughes was inducted into the Hall of Fame at the 2014 Yorke Peninsula Tourism Awards, after winning the Deluxe Accommodation category three times in a row.
11 awards were presented to businesses and individuals judged to be the most outstanding in each category, and a further 18 entrants who achieved a high standard in their category were recognised with a gold, silver or bronze medal.
South Australian tourism businesses will take a positive step towards being more successful by attending the South Australian Tourism Industry Council’s fifth annual tourism conference.
To be opened by the Tourism Minister Leon Bignell, the conference on the 29th of May will have a line up of seven impressive plenary speakers and eight compelling workshops.
The South Australian tourism industry welcomes the announcement of the South Australian Visitor Information Centre’s move to the Rundle Mall precinct.
Four of South Australia’s finest tourism experiences have been inducted into the State’s Tourism Hall of Fame at the 2013 South Australian Tourism Awards, winning their category for a third year in a row: Hilton Adelaide; Tour Barossa; Narnu Farm; and Emaroo Port Hughes.
SATIC has recently announced the appointment of three new Board Members, all of whom bring a diverse range of industry experience and skills to the Board. A warm welcome to Abby Davis, Brenton Davis and Brad Riddle.
South Australian regional tourism businesses will be well represented with the recent appointment of the South Australian Tourism Industry Council’s Chief Executive Ward Tilbrook to the Board of Directors at the Australian Regional Tourism Network.
Members of the South Australian Tourism Industry Council in the Greater Adelaide region have highlighted three key areas to support tourism growth, encourage sustainability and make Adelaide more attractive for business and tourism.
They are the future of our industry and the people entrusted to generate wealth-creating, world-competitive opportunities in the tourism industry and this year, the 2013 South Australian Tourism Awards will introduce a new category to recognise our best tourism student.
Be inspired… inspire each other… improve and achieve together – the 4th annual South Australian Tourism Industry Council (SATIC) Tourism Conference will be an unmissable day for tourism operators and suppliers throughout the state.
A record 6 of South Australia's finest tourism experiences have been inducted into the State's Tourism Hall of Fame at the South Australian Tourism Awards, winning their category three years in a row.
A new travel website – Quality Tourism South Australia – will give peace of mind to travellers by providing a comprehensive listing of quality assured tourism businesses in South Australia.
The South Australian Tourism Industry Council, the peak body for tourism in South Australia, has recently announced the reappointment of Duncan MacKenzie as the Chairman of its Board, along with the appointment of three new Board members: Stuart Livingstone, Brendan Meppem and Sally Neville.
South Australian tourism businesses will take a positive step towards being better informed in the face of challenging times by attending the upcoming state-wide tourism conference in November.
SATIC applauds the announcement that Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary is now protected from the impact of mining, mineral exploration and grazing.
Ward Tilbrook, Chief Executive of the South Australian Tourism Industry Council (SATIC) says SATIC took the opportunity on behalf of its members to voice concerns to the SA Tourism Commission about the transition of the South Australian Visitor & Travel Centre from a Government to a private operation.
Ward Tilbrook, Chief Executive of the South Australian Tourism Industry Council (SATIC) says SATIC members have voiced concerns over future levels of support for regional tourism from the South Australian Tourism Commission in lieu of the discontinuation of funding to regional tourism committees and removal of the dedicated regional tourism positions located within each of the State’s eleven designated tourism regions.
Continued consultation and communication is the key to ensure tourism is fully considered within the issue of marine parks, as their impact on South Australian tourism is two-fold.
Power price increases of up to 120% may force tourism businesses to close in Coober Pedy and other key South Australian outback tourism destinations.
The annual South Australian Tourism Awards are always met with a large level of interest and 2011 is proving no exception.
The South Australian Tourism Industry Council strongly rejects any mining activity in the Flinders Ranges as it is imperative that South Australia's key tourism destinations are protected.
Four of South Australia’s best tourism businesses have been inducted into the State’s Tourism Hall of Fame at the 2010 South Australian Tourism Awards. Jacob's Creek Visitor Centre, Adelaide Convention Centre, UniSA's School of Management and Unforgettable Houseboats all received the prestigious inductions after winning their respective categories for the third year in row.
Top South Australian produce will be the flavour of the night at the 2010 South Australian Tourism Awards Gala Dinner in November.
South Australian tourism businesses plan to tackle change head on by attending the upcoming state-wide tourism conference in November.
South Australia is positioning itself as the nation’s most sustainable tourism destination as 23 tourism businesses achieve climate action certification through a new program developed by Ecotourism Australia, which is administered by the South Australian Tourism Industry Council.
The South Australian Tourism Industry Council has welcomed the Federal Government’s announcement of $5.5million commitment over four years to implement and operate the National Tourism Accreditation Framework.
Tourism operators are invited to attend a seminar on Internet E-Marketing specifically designed for the tourism industry to increase its marketing presence online.
Four tourism businesses have been inducted into the State Tourism Hall of Fame at the 2009 South Australian Tourism Awards. Cleland Wildlife Park, Bookabee Tours Australia, Adventure Tours Australia Group and Lakeside Manor YHA Backpackers all received the prestigious inductions after winning their respective categories for the third year in a row.