SA Tourism Barometer shows tourism slump

South Australia’s visitor economy was in sharp decline even before the bushfires and Coronavirus hit, according to statistics released by the State’s leading tourism body. Continue reading

Address in Reply - 2020

Address in Reply Speech - Parliament 18 February 2020. Continue reading

As airlines pull out, Marshall must reverse $23m cuts

With two major airlines pulling services out of Adelaide, the Marshall Liberal Government must reverse its $23 million in cuts to tourism and invest in attracting visitors from other parts of the world. Continue reading

Tourism sector hurting, Liberals must reverse $23m cuts

The Marshall Liberal Government must reverse its $23 million in cuts to tourism, with industry data revealing more than 80% of tourism businesses are suffering a financial impact as a result of the bushfires and coronavirus. Continue reading

Stayz endorses Labor’s penalties for out-of-control party houses

Leading holiday rental website Stayz has welcomed South Australian Labor’s proposed new legislation to address out-of-control party houses. Continue reading

New penalties for out-of-control party houses

In response to increasing resident concerns, Labor is exploring new legislation to address party houses. Continue reading

Stayz welcomes new proposal for Holiday Rental Register and Code of Conduct

Leading holiday rental website, Stayz today welcomed the South Australian Opposition’s new proposal to create a register of all holiday rentals and a code of conduct for the industry as a step forward for certainty and clarity. Continue reading

Tourism cuts threaten Australian International 3 Day Event

A high-profile international sporting event in Adelaide faces uncertainty unless the State Government renews its sponsorship. Continue reading

‘Old Mate’ Coke tourism ad canned

The Marshall Liberal Government has been left red-faced, after spending taxpayers’ money shooting a new tourism ad featuring ‘Old Mate’, Crows captain Rory Sloane and a can of Coke – only for the ad to be canned before being broadcast. Continue reading

Empty rooms: occupancy rates fall at SA hotels

The number of occupied rooms in South Australian hotels has suffered the second biggest fall of any state in Australia. Continue reading