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New Board Members for SA Tourism Industry Council

01 December 2014

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.

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Tourism’s Magnificent Seven

14 November 2014
Seven of South Australia’s magnificent tourism experiences have been inducted into the State’s Tourism Hall of Fame at the 2014 South Australian Tourism Awards, winning their category three years in a row. 
Congratulations to Adventure Bay Charters; Hahndorf Farm Barn; Cellar Door Wine Festival; West Terrace Cemetery; Barossa Visitor Centre; Pindarie Cellar Door; and Rawnsley Park Station Eco-Villas.
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Nominate a Tourism Champion

12 September 2014
One of the most prestigious accolades at the 2014 South Australian Tourism Awards is the Outstanding Contribution by an Individual award.
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Regional Communities Could Benefit More From Tourism

11 September 2014

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.

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Taxi Industry to be acknowledged among SA’s Tourism Elite

01 September 2014

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.

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Deadline Looms for SA Tourism Awards

27 June 2014

South Australia’s finest tourism businesses are reminded to enter the 2014 South Australian Tourism Awards, with nominations closing on Friday, 4 July.

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Yorke Peninsula Tourism Accolades

25 June 2014

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.

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2014 SATIC Tourism Conference

19 May 2014

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.

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Collaboration Welcomed for State Visitor Centre

29 April 2014

The South Australian tourism industry welcomes the announcement of the South Australian Visitor Information Centre’s move to the Rundle Mall precinct.

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Think Big! Enter the South Australian Tourism Awards

13 March 2014

South Australia’s finest tourism businesses are invited to enter the 2014 South Australian Tourism Awards, with nominations now open.

The prestigious Awards, launched by Keith Conlon, attract hundreds of entries each year across 30 categories, with winners going on to represent South Australia at a national level.

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Tourism Needs Greater Investment

12 February 2014

Increasing South Australia’s tourism budget, a whole of Government approach to tourism and a more competitive business environment are at the top of the South Australian Tourism Industry Council’s 2014 election wish list.

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Tourism Trio Named Australia’s Best

08 February 2014

Three of South Australia’s best tourism experiences have walked away with major prizes at the 2013 Qantas Australian Tourism Awards in Sydney. Congratulations to Tour Barossa; Pindarie Cellar Door and Rodney Fox Shark Expeditions - Great White Adventure.

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Excellence in South Australian Tourism

08 November 2013

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.

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New SATIC Board Members

23 October 2013

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.

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South Australia Represented on National Tourism Board

29 August 2013

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.

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What Adelaide Tourism Needs to be Vibrant

04 July 2013

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.

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New Award Category To Recognise Our Best Tourism Student

06 May 2013

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.

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2013 SATIC Tourism Conference

23 April 2013

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.

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South Australia’s Best of the Best in Australia

15 February 2013

South Australian tourism businesses have won a record number of medals in the 2012 Qantas Australian Tourism Awards announced in Hobart.

Narnu Farm and Emaroo Port Hughes won Gold in their respective categories of Standard Accommodation and Deluxe Accommodation against serious competition from all Australian states and territories

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South Australia’s Best In Tourism

23 November 2012

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.

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Yorke Peninsula Tourism Accolades

27 June 2012

Yorke Peninsula tourism operators were recognised at the 2012 Yorke Peninsula Tourism Awards held at Ardrossan on Wednesday night.

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Quality Tourism gets the “tick” on new Travel Website

31 May 2012

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.

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SA Tourism Awards: Excellence in Food Tourism

09 May 2012

High quality South Australian food tourism experiences will now be recognised as part of the 2012 South Australian Tourism Awards with the introduction of a new category – Excellence in South Australian Food Tourism.

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Statewide e-Tourism Convention

02 May 2012

South Australian tourism businesses will take a positive step towards being more successful and better equipped to operate in an ever-changing digital environment by attending the upcoming state-wide e-tourism convention later this month.

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Barossa Scores A Tourism Hat-Trick

03 March 2012

The Barossa scored a tourism hat-trick when it walked away with three major prizes at the 2011 Qantas Australian Tourism Awards in Cairns last night.

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South Australia’s Best in Tourism

04 November 2011

Five of South Australia's finest tourism experiences have been inducted into the State's Tourism Hall of Fame at the 2011 South Australian Tourism Awards, after winning their category for a third year in a row.

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New Board Members for SA Tourism Industry Council

24 October 2011

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.

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Tourism Industry Conference - Surviving & Thriving

12 October 2011

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.

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Arkaroola, SA’s Priceless Tourism Asset, Is Safe

22 July 2011

SATIC applauds the announcement that Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary is now protected from the impact of mining, mineral exploration and grazing.

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Media Statement: SA Visitor & Travel Centre

15 June 2011

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.

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Media Statement: Regional Tourism Growth Plan

09 May 2011

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.

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Will South Australian Tourism Get Caught in the Net?

29 March 2011

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.

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Alarming Power Prices Spark Outback Anger

25 March 2011

Power price increases of up to 120% may force tourism businesses to close in Coober Pedy and other key South Australian outback tourism destinations.

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Tourism Awards Always Proves Popular

24 March 2011

The annual South Australian Tourism Awards are always met with a large level of interest and 2011 is proving no exception.

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SA: Home of Australia’s Best Event & Hosted Accommodation

12 March 2011

South Australia's Santos Tour Down Under was named Australia's best major festival & event and Seppeltsfield Vineyard Cottage in the Barossa was named Australia's best hosted accommodation at the 2010 Qantas Australian Tourism Awards in Perth.

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Mining the Flinders Ranges will Destroy Tourism

08 February 2011

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.

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South Australia’s Tourism Stars

19 November 2010

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.

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SA’s Food & Wine - Our Tourism Drawcard

25 October 2010

Top South Australian produce will be the flavour of the night at the 2010 South Australian Tourism Awards Gala Dinner in November.

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Tourism Industry Conference Tackles Change

11 October 2010

South Australian tourism businesses plan to tackle change head on by attending the upcoming state-wide tourism conference in November.

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South Australia: The Nation’s Most Sustainable Tourism Desination

28 May 2010

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.

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South Australia Leads the Way in Tourism Accreditation

12 May 2010

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.

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South Australia Shines at National Tourism Awards

27 February 2010

South Australia’s 2009 Tour Down Under was named Australia’s best major festival & event and the Adelaide Convention Centre was named Australia’s best meetings & business tourism venue at the 2009 Qantas Australian Tourism Awards in Hobart last night.

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Internet E-Marketing in Plain English for Tourism Industry

04 February 2010

Tourism operators are invited to attend a seminar on Internet E-Marketing specifically designed for the tourism industry to increase its marketing presence online. 

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South Australian Tourism Accolades

08 November 2009

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.

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