TCCI Membership

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Did you know that your DST membership comes with a subsidiary TCCI membership? This entitles you to: Two (2) FREE calls per year to the Workplace relations Helpline (valued at $100 each) for all of your Fair Work and employee-related questions, including employee management, leave entitlements, wage rates and Award interpretation etc. Call 1300 765 […]

Destination Southern Tasmania 2022 Summit Series

DST Summit Series

Workshop 1: Measuring your Impact Workshop one was held on Wednesday the 2nd November 2022 at the Old Woolstore Apartment Hotel, Hobart. Workshop Program: 0:00 – Welcome from Alex Heroys, CEO of Destination Southern Tasmania 9:16 – Susanne Eti, Intrepid Travel 1:01:32 – Joh Bloomberg and Georgia Dudgeon, Tasmanian Walking Company 1:23:34 – Joseph Pickett, […]

Creating Communities on Instagram

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Creating communities on Instagram with Sophie Hanson Destination Southern Tasmania recently hosted a workshop with Sophie Hanson, who provided valuable insights into building communities on Instagram. Sophie has kindly provided her notes and videos for DST members to view. Creating Communities on Instagram with Sophie Hanson, Worksheet View PDF How to compose, take and share […]

Tourism distribution channels

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Understanding the distribution systems, recommended rates of commission and the roles of various booking agents is essential for a successful business. Reaching time-poor consumers in an increasingly competitive market remains the greatest challenge facing tourism enterprises. The tourism distribution system provides various channels, from travel wholesalers to retailers, agents and inbound tour operators, each requiring […]


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In March 2021, Tasmanian Premier, The Hon. Peter Gutwein set a target that Tasmania’s Tourism Industry will become a Carbon Neutral Destination by 2025. You can find the media release here. Sustainable Tourism is defined by the UN Environment Program and UN World Tourism Organization as “tourism that takes full account of its current and […]

Marketing Tools and Tips

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The increasing use of the internet has significantly changed the tourism industry’s approach to promotion and advertising through the use of online technology such as websites, e-marketing, social networking sites, online bookings, user-generated content (such as TripAdvisor) and new forms of direct marketing. There are generally two points when you can influence travel decisions – […]

Media and PR

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Making the most of media and PR opportunities can provide a free or low-cost way to promote your business. Generating media and publicity for a business can be achieved through media releases, press conferences, newsletters (print and online), events, blogs, industry famils, visiting journalist programs and social media. Apart from promoting your tourism product, the […]

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