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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.

Tourism Business Activity Falls to Record Low

Tourism Business Activity Falls to Record Low

TOURISM BLOG / TOURISM BAROMETER MARCH 2020TOURISM BAROMETER MARCH 2020Business activity for tourism operators in South Australia has hit a record low as a result of COVID-19 according to the TiCSA Tourism Barometer March 2020 quarter. The barometer survey for the...

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Plan for Success

Plan for Success

TOURISM BLOG / PLAN FOR SUCCESSPLAN FOR SUCCESSBy Tania Shirgwin - Owner & Digital Marketer, Decant Digital A successful marketing plan is an essential and powerful business tool. Not only does it focus on the why, how, when, where, who and what of your marketing,...

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Tools to Create a Better Work-Life Balance

Tools to Create a Better Work-Life Balance

TOURISM BLOG / WORK-LIFE BALANCEWORK-LIFE BALANCEBy Martin Kloeckner, Director - BBQ Buoys With increase in digitalisation across the business sphere, technology has become more accessible, affordable and essential to the success of small tour operators. BBQ Buoys are...

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Bushfires and Coronavirus Harm Business Activity

Bushfires and Coronavirus Harm Business Activity

TOURISM BLOG / TOURISM BAROMETER DECEMBER 2019TOURISM BAROMETER DECEMBER 2019Business activity for tourism operators in South Australia has declined according to the TiCSA Tourism Barometer December 2019 quarter. The barometer survey for the October to December...

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Cyber Security and Data Management

Cyber Security and Data Management

TOURISM BLOG / CYBER SECURITY & DATA MANAGEMENTCYBER SECURITY & DATA MANAGEMENTBy Paul Gordon, Partner, IP & Technology, Wallmans Lawyers  For many businesses, it can be a dangerous world online. Every week the news features the next company to suffer a...

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Meet a TiCSA Member – Renmark Club

Meet a TiCSA Member – Renmark Club

TOURISM BLOG / RENMARK CLUBRENMARK CLUBEstablished in 1909 as an exclusive gentleman’s club, the award-winning Renmark Club is now recognised as the focal point for the local community, employing up to 50 locals. The Club utilises its unique riverfront location to...

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Photography Tips and Tricks

Photography Tips and Tricks

TOURISM BLOG / PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS & TRICKS PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS & TRICKS By Heidi Lewis, Owner & Photographer, heidi who photos Lots of people say "oh wow, that is a great camera, it must take really good pictures!" Well, you know what? Really expensive pots and...

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Meet a TiCSA Member – Adventure Kayaking SA

Meet a TiCSA Member – Adventure Kayaking SA

TOURISM BLOG / ADVENTURE KAYAKING SAADVENTURE KAYAKING SAAdventure Kayaking SA (AKSA) was the first paddle sport tourism business to operate in Adelaide and remains a favourite with locals and international visitors. Garden Island, where AKSA operates, is in the...

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Meet a TiCSA Member – Innamincka Hotel

Meet a TiCSA Member – Innamincka Hotel

TOURISM BLOG / INNAMINCKA HOTELINNAMINCKA HOTELThe Innamincka Hotel lies in one of the most remote settlements in Australia, 1,065 km north-east of Adelaide near the end of the Strzelecki Track in Sturt Stony Desert. The original Innamincka Hotel was established in...

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Economic Confidence Dips – Tourism Barometer June 2019

Economic Confidence Dips – Tourism Barometer June 2019

TOURISM BLOG / TOURISM BAROMETER JUNE 2019TOURISM BAROMETER JUNE 2019Business activity and outlook for tourism operators in South Australia has dropped, according to the June quarter 2019 TiCSA Tourism Barometer. The survey for the April to June quarter found that the...

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Website Health Check

Website Health Check

TOURISM BLOG / WEBSITE HEALTH CHECKWEBSITE HEALTH CHECKBy Peter Freeman, Director – Woof Media After auditing (and rebuilding) many tourism websites, I’ve seen these and many other mistakes too often. How many of these are you making? Take the website health check to...

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