Red tape chokes tourism sector

EXCESSIVE bureaucracy and additional support for marketing were key issues highlighted by local tourism operators at last month’s “meet the minister” event with Tourism Minister David […]

Bell leads lake tourism push

INDEPENDENT parliamentarian Troy Bell has called for the development of a master plan for the Mount Gambier Valley Lake precinct to identify key “untapped” commercial tourism […]

Barn secures best wine list

THE Barn Steakhouse received national exposure when it was awarded for having the best country wine list in Australia at the Australian Wine List of the […]

Tourism concept supported

TOURISM Mount Gambier has welcomed a $20,000 Federal Government Building Better Regions Fund community investment to help bring the Guides of Mount Gambier visitor economy project […]

Tourism talk

INTERNATIONAL students, a Chinese social media account and the launch of a “bucket list” online are the answers to increasing tourism to the city, according to […]

Limestone Coast leads regional tourism sector

SOUTH Australia welcomed a record-breaking 442,000 international visitors during the past year, spending a record $1.1b. Of those, the Limestone Coast welcomed 45,000 international visitors who […]

First impressions made at city entrances

FOUR new Mount Gambier entrance signs promoting the city’s tourist hotspots were installed late last week. The billboards on the Jubilee Highway and Millicent, Nelson and […]

City tourism potential

REGIONAL tourism has been identified by the South Australia Tourism Industry Council (SATIC) as a key area for growth in the state’s visitor economy. SATIC has […]

Tourism sector progresses industry plan

TOURISM Mount Gambier chair Kent Comley has revealed the tourism industry body will soon unveil a dynamic website to drive the city’s visitor economy. The “complete […]