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Tourism Barometer Reports

The TiCSA Tourism Barometer Report is released quarterly, following our Sentiment Survey distributed to South Australian tourism businesses. The Barometer combines survey results and industry data to analyse the tourism industry’s outlook and activity for the quarter.

Read past Tourism Barometer Reports below.

Tourism Barometer Report: July-September 2023

Tourism Barometer Report: July-September 2023

Reality bites The 2023 September Quarter Tourism Barometer shows an overall improvement from the June Quarter Barometer, however it is clear the tourism industry is still struggling in the face of rapidly rising operating costs, labour shortages and interest rate...

Tourism Barometer Report: April – June 2023

Tourism Barometer Report: April – June 2023

Business activity and industry confidence in decline The second TiCSA Barometer for the year has been released, giving us insight into the South Australian tourism industry activity for April - June and the forward outlook for operators. Following a record-breaking...

Tourism Barometer Report: January – March 2023

Tourism Barometer Report: January – March 2023

Increased activity and ongoing industry confidence The first TiCSA Barometer for the year has just been released, giving us insight into the South Australian tourism industry activity and outlook for January – March. It shows increased activity and ongoing industry...

Tourism Barometer Report: October – December 2022

Tourism Barometer Report: October – December 2022

Uncertainty grows, but confidence remains The 2022 December Quarter Tourism Barometer has slightly declined across all categories. Despite this, the Barometer remains positive in all categories, meaning more businesses are reporting positive results than negative. For...

Tourism Barometer Report: July – September 2022

Tourism Barometer Report: July – September 2022

Business confidence highest since 2017 It is great to see the highest levels of business confidence since December 2017. Challenges including staffing shortages and rising business costs cannot be easily overcome in the short term. For the full report view link below....

Tourism Barometer Report: April – June 2022

Tourism Barometer Report: April – June 2022

Tourism industry on track to recovery, but new challenges arise After a challenging two and half years, South Australia's tourism industry is enjoying a return to positive business activity, however concerns about rising costs, inflation, and labour shortages are...

Tourism Barometer Report: January – March 2022

Tourism Barometer Report: January – March 2022

Positive future ahead for South Australian tourism industry Thank you to all businesses who completed our latest Sentiment Survey for the January to March 2022 quarter.  We're pleased to see that the resulting Barometer Report has shown that the industry has a renewed...

Tourism Barometer Report: October – December 2021

Tourism Barometer Report: October – December 2021

TICSA Tourism Barometer Report: October to December Quarter 2021 Thank you to a record number of businesses who responded to the latest quarterly Sentiment Survey. Our resulting Tourism Barometer Report shows the second-lowest business outlook since the Barometer...

TICSA Tourism Barometer Update: July to September Quarter 2021

TICSA Tourism Barometer Update: July to September Quarter 2021

This report demonstrates what tourism businesses have been telling us – that it was an extremely challenging quarter as the lockdowns in Victoria and New South Wales took hold in July 2021.

The tourism Business Activity Index dropped 82 points (56%) to 64, coming off a high of 146 points last quarter. 

Business Outlook for the current quarter also dropped below 100 points. And while Business Outlook for the 12 months also eroded, the data also signals a higher degree of optimism for the longer term. 

SA Tourism Industry Turns a Corner

SA Tourism Industry Turns a Corner

TOURISM BLOG / TOURISM BAROMETER MARCH 2021 TOURISM BAROMETER MARCH 2021 The latest TiCSA Tourism Barometer for the January to March 2021 quarter shows a return to positive business activity for the first time since COVID-19 began. All readings have grown, with...