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

State exports slump to new low – down 18% on previous year

South Australia’s merchandise exports are continuing to slump, down 18% this September compared to the same period last year. Continue reading

Tigerair cuts Adelaide to Brisbane service

In a shock decision, Tigerair Australia is cutting its Adelaide to Brisbane service from March 2020. Continue reading

Jet-setting Ridgway travels overseas again, while cutting funding for tourism in SA

Jet-setting Minister Ridgway has spent more than $85,000 of taxpayers’ money travelling overseas, while cutting funding for tourism in South Australia. Continue reading

Cuts to tourism hurt international visitor spend

International tourists to South Australia are taking shorter trips and spending less money, according to latest Tourism Research Australia data. Continue reading

More bad economic news as SA exports plummet

New figures released today show South Australia’s international trade has plummeted by 20 per cent on the previous month with our share of national exports now standing at an abysmal 2.58 per cent. Continue reading

Bizarre SA tourism ad produced by Victorian agency

A bizarre SA Tourism Commission ad campaign featuring an older man crying was produced by a Victorian agency, after the Marshall Liberal Government outsourced the contract interstate. Continue reading

Marshall must act to save Virgin flights

Virgin airline flights to Adelaide could be cut following revelations today that the airline was reviewing all domestic services in the wake of a near $350 million loss over the past financial year. Continue reading