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The Tourism Blog is home to TiCSA’s quarterly Barometer reports, which provide insight into business activity and future outlook for tourism businesses across South Australia.

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...

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Hood Sweeney’s John Christensen

Hood Sweeney’s John Christensen

TOURISM BLOG / HOOD SWEENEY PARTNER PROFILE MEET JOHN CHRISTENSEN John Christensen is a business advisor and accountant at Hood Sweeney, with a particular expertise in matching grant funding to eligible clients. He has helped a myriad of clients across industries with...

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SA Tourism Industry Continues to Feel the Pinch of COVID-19

SA Tourism Industry Continues to Feel the Pinch of COVID-19

TOURISM BLOG / TOURISM BAROMETER DEC 2020 TOURISM BAROMETER DEC 2020 The latest TiCSA Tourism Barometer report for the October to December 2020 quarter shows that our industry conditions are strong for those businesses that cater to SA visitors, while other...

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COVID-19 and Its Impact on Consumer Behaviour

COVID-19 and Its Impact on Consumer Behaviour

TOURISM BLOG / COVID-19 & CONSUMER BEHAVIOUR COVID-19 AND CONSUMER BEHAVIOUR By Lynda Schenk, Purple Giraffe There is no denying that social distancing, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, has had an impact on consumer spending behaviour.  In general, consumers...

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How to Respond to Negative Reviews

How to Respond to Negative Reviews

TOURISM BLOG / HOW TO RESPOND TO NEGATIVE REVIEWS HOW TO RESPOND TO NEGATIVE REVIEWS When was the last time you booked a hotel or made a reservation at a new restaurant without first checking the online reviews? We live in a digital world and people are increasingly...

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Business Activity and Outlook Returns

Business Activity and Outlook Returns

TOURISM BLOG / TOURISM BAROMETER SEPT 2020TOURISM BAROMETER SEPT 2020As presented at the Tourism Industry Restart Conference, here is the full Barometer report for the Sept 2020 quarter. The TiCSA Tourism Barometer for the July to September 2020 quarter demonstrated...

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Restart Conference Roundup

Restart Conference Roundup

TOURISM BLOG / RESTART CONFERENCE / ROUNDUPRESTART CONFERENCE ROUNDUPAlmost 500 delegates from across South Australia gathered at Adelaide Oval and in seven regional tourism hubs for the first hybrid Tourism Industry Restart Conference, to unravel the learnings and...

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Hood Sweeney’s Priya Chadha & Louisa Andreucci

Hood Sweeney’s Priya Chadha & Louisa Andreucci

TOURISM BLOG / HOOD SWEENEY PARTNER PROFILEMEET PRIYA & LOUISA OF HOOD SWEENEY TiCSA members may have encountered Hood Sweeney’s Louisa Andreucci and Priya Chadha at events or on webinars. They’ll be your first contacts if you choose Hood Sweeney for help with one...

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COVID-19 Impacts SA Tourism Industry

COVID-19 Impacts SA Tourism Industry

TOURISM BLOG / TOURISM BAROMETER JUNE 2020TOURISM BAROMETER JUNE 2020The TiCSA Tourism Barometer for the April to June 2020 quarter found that business activity decreased to 13 points, which is the lowest level since reporting commenced in 2010.  TiCSA CEO, Shaun de...

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Manage Your Online Reputation With ReviewPro

Manage Your Online Reputation With ReviewPro

TOURISM BLOG / MANAGE YOUR ONLINE REPUTATION MANAGE YOUR ONLINE REPUTATION Manage your online reputation and exceed customers’ expectations with ReviewPro. TiCSA has partnered with the Australian Tourism Industry Council to offer all Quality Tourism Accredited...

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Meet a TiCSA Member – Woodhouse Activity Centre

Meet a TiCSA Member – Woodhouse Activity Centre

TOURISM BLOG / WOODHOUSE ACTIVITY CENTREWOODHOUSE ACTIVITY CENTRELast week Minister John Gardner announced that from 29 June a number of restrictions will be lifted on school activities, including camps and excursions. This news is certainly welcomed and will allow...

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How to Network While Social Distancing

How to Network While Social Distancing

TOURISM BLOG / NETWORK WHILE SOCIAL DISTANCINGHOW TO NETWORK WHILE SOCIAL DISTANCINGBy SULLIVAN Consulting Networking can bring you opportunities, help you grow your business and build your career, but how does it work when social distancing intervenes? The good news...

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