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