2012

Team Astana

Astana sprinter aims for line honours

December 30, 2012

Astana expects big things from Italian sprinter, Andrea Guardini at next month’s Santos Tour Down Under with the team roster for the event announced today.

Mount Lofty House, Adelaide Hills

Major upgrade of Mount Lofty House complete

December 28, 2012

One of South Australia’s most iconic properties, the Grand Mercure Mount Lofty House, has undergone a refurbishment.

Beachport, Limestone Coast

Upgrade of Mount Gambier accommodation boosted by grant

December 27, 2012

The Limestone Coast will receive a boost to its 4-star accommodation with a $50,000 grant from the South Australian Tourism Commission

Sneaky Sound System

Sneaky Sound System to get cycling fans moving

December 21, 2012

Acclaimed Australian dance act Sneaky Sound System is set to entertain thousands at the Santos Tour Down Under’s 15th birthday celebrations on January 19.

Bernard Hinault

Bernard Hinault heads Down Under

December 20, 2012

Five-time Tour de France winner, Bernard Hinault will make his debut appearance at the 2013 Santos Tour Down Under and join a star-studded line-up at the Legends’ Night Dinner.

Lampre

More European riders confirmed for Santos Tour Down Under

December 19, 2012

The contingent of European riders competing in the 2013 Santos Tour Down Under has grown with confirmation of the Lampre-Merida team heading to South Australia in January.

Blanco

Local lad Bobridge leads strong Blanco cycling team

December 19, 2012

South Australian Jack Bobridge will debut with his new team, Blanco Cycling, at the 2013 Santos Tour Down Under in Adelaide.

Movistar race to the line - 2012

Santos Tour Down Under - Live on Nine

December 18, 2012

Adelaide will take centre stage in world cycling with the 2013 Santos Tour Down Under showcased on the Nine Network from January 20.

Peleton

Councils ready for Santos Festival of Cycling

December 17, 2012

Councils and communities across Adelaide and regional South Australia are busy preparing to welcome the Santos Tour Down Under.

Andy Schleck

Gilbert, Schleck and Meares to star at Legends' Night Dinner

December 14, 2012

Three of the biggest names in world cycling will be centre stage at the Legends’ Night Dinner during next year's Santos Tour Down Under

Thomas De Gendt

De Gendt to return for third Tour

December 13, 2012

Belgian cycling talent Thomas de Gendt will return to the Santos Tour Down Under for a third consecutive year as he works to build on stellar recent performances.

Edvald Boasson Hagen - Sky Pro Cycling

Strong Sky Pro Cycling team out to impress

December 12, 2012

Rising cycling star Edvald Boasson Hagen will kick off his 2013 season at the Santos Tour Down Under alongside a strong contingent of Sky Pro Cycling riders.

Peloton at Aldinga

Towns to dress up for Santos Tour Down Under

December 06, 2012

With less than two months to go until the Santos Tour Down Under, communities, businesses and households are getting ready to go head to head in the Santos Best Dressed Town competition.

Ag2r La Mondiale

Ag2r La Mondiale return for fifteenth appearance

December 06, 2012

Ag2r La Mondiale will celebrate their fifteenth start when they return in January for the 2013 Santos Tour Down Under.

Haus studio apartments

Haus studio apartments open in Hahndorf

December 05, 2012

The Haus Studio Apartments have been officially opened, marking the completion of a three-stage accommodation and restauranat development.

Driving in the outback

Improved waste facilities for RV travellers

December 03, 2012

More black water waste disposal points will be installed across South Australia to cater for recreational vehicles touring through regional South Australia.

Enchanted Adelaide Hills

Enchanted Adelaide Hills focus of new campaign

November 29, 2012

People will be invited to explore the charm and romance of the Adelaide Hills in a new marketing campaign starting today.

Philippe Gilbert BMC. Photo by ©TDWsport.com

Road race world champions to lead BMC Racing Team

November 29, 2012

The BMC Racing Team will be led by Philippe Gilbert, current UCI Road Race World Champion and Alessandro Ballan, 2008 UCI Road Race World Champion at the Santos Tour Down Under next January, with the seven man roster announced today.

Santos Tour Down Under

Europcar a major partner in Santos Tour Down Under

November 28, 2012

Europcar has been welcomed as a major partner in the 2013 Santos Tour Down Under.

Vivonne Bay, Kangaroo Island

First cruise ship to anchor at Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island

November 17, 2012

Kangaroo Island’s new landing platform at Penneshaw will today welcome its first cruise ship, Holland America Line’s Volendam.

Tour Down Under

Andy Schleck to Contest Santos Tour Down Under

November 16, 2012

International cycling champion Andy Schleck will launch his 2013 season at the Santos Tour Down Under.

Kingsford Homestead

SA home to two of the best hotels

November 15, 2012

Two South Australian properties have been recognised overnight in the prestigious 2012 Fodor's 100 Hotel Awards, with just two other Australian hotels making the list.

Santos Tour Down Under

Global appeal for Santos Tour Down Under

November 13, 2012

Package tours to the 2013 Santos Tour Down Under are being sold by an Asian travel specialist for the first time.

Bupa Mini Tour for Kids

Mini tour for young cycling fans

November 13, 2012

Budding cycling stars can seize their moment to shine by taking part in the Bupa mini tour for kids next January.

Barossa Vine Inn Motel

Major upgrade for the Barossa’s Vine Inn Motel

November 13, 2012

A grant for the Barossa’s historic Vine Inn Motel will see it upgraded to 4 star level, assisting to grow tourism and financial returns for the community.

Strava Pre Tour Challenge - Santos Tour Down Under

The Strava Challenge is on for keen cyclists

November 08, 2012

The Santos Tour Down Under and Strava have joined forces to offer Australia’s recreational cyclists the chance to challenge themselves on climbs around the nation.

Childrens Market Barossa

Grant to boost family fun in the Barossa

November 02, 2012

A family-friendly project developed by the Barossa’s Whistler Wines has received a grant from the South Australian Tourism Commission (SATC).

International Three Day Event

November events set to excite

October 29, 2012

An exciting calendar of events in Adelaide during November will delight visitors and locals alike.

Eyre Peninsula Swimming with Sea Lions

The Eyre Peninsula: 'A little bit scary but a whole lot of fun'

October 25, 2012

From diving with sharks to tackling a king oyster, the action and adventure of the Eyre Peninsula will be showcased in a new television commercial from today, 25 October.

Duathlon

Adelaide wins bid to host world's best duathletes

October 24, 2012

Top endurance athletes from around the world will gather in Adelaide for the 2015 International Triathlon Union (ITU) Duathlon World Championships.

Jetty Fishing

Tourism industry regional development grants

October 23, 2012

The Federal Tourism Minister, Hon Martin Ferguson has announced the Tourism Industry Regional Development Fund (TIRF) is now open to industry, closing 14 December 2012.

Bupa Challenge Tour

Last chance for teams to enter Bupa Challenge Tour

October 22, 2012

Teams keen to tackle the Bupa Challenge Tour during next year’s Santos Tour Down Under have just hours left to enter.

World Tennis Challenge

Adelaide embraces World Tennis Challenge

October 19, 2012

Minister for Tourism Gail Gago today announced that the South Australian Tourism Commission (SATC) would continue to back the World Tennis Challenge for a further three years.

P&O Cruises

First exclusively South Australian superliner cruise

October 15, 2012

P&O Cruises’ Pacific Pearl is set to become the first superliner to offer an entirely South Australian cruise, during which passengers will visit Kangaroo Island, Eyre Peninsula, the Limestone Coast and Adelaide.

Best Backyard - Black Point

Best Backyard campaign to strengthen regional tourism

October 13, 2012

The latest phase of the South Australian Tourism Commission’s (SATC) popular Best Backyard campaign will be launched today, 13 October, with a renewed focus on why South Australians should holiday at home.

Credit Union Christmas Pageant

Christmas Pageant trail declared officially open as 2012 event launched

October 04, 2012

The Credit Union Christmas Pageant has broken records, lifted spirits, heralds the start of the Christmas season and been attended by hundreds of thousands of South Australians over the years. This year, it celebrates 80 years young.

Australian University Games

University athletes embrace Adelaide

September 28, 2012

Thousands of students will kick up their heels in Adelaide tonight as the Australian University Games come to an end.

Moonta Bay Patio Motel

Major upgrade for Yorke Peninsula motel

September 27, 2012

A full-scale upgrade will transform the Moonta Bay Patio Motel and Restaurant into a premium option for Yorke Peninsula visitors.

P&O Cruises

SA cruise sector surges ahead

September 24, 2012

A new report shows cruise ships delivered a record $11.7 million in direct expenditure to the South Australian economy during 2011/12.

Flinders Ranges

Adventure race heading to South Australia

September 21, 2012

Competitors from around the globe will gather in South Australia next year for an internationally renowned adventure race.

Beachport - Limestone Coast

Accommodation boost for Limestone Coast

September 19, 2012

A major grant will support growth in luxury accommodation on South Australia’s Limestone Coast.

Santos Tour Down Under

Double win for 2012 Santos Tour Down Under

September 13, 2012

The prestigious Australian Event Awards in Sydney have delivered a double win for the 2012 Santos Tour Down Under.

Flinders Chase National Park

SA finds its musical match

September 03, 2012

South Australia will shine in a new series of video clips designed to dazzle audiences around the world.

Santos Tour Down Under

2012 Santos Tour Down Under vies for national awards

September 10, 2012

The Santos Tour Down Under has been named a finalist in two categories of the prestigious Australian Event Awards.

Credit Union Christmas Pageant

New float revealed as pageant countdown begins - 80 days to go

August 22, 2012

The 80 day countdown to the 2012 Credit Union Christmas Pageant starts today with a new float, Winter Wonderland being revealed for the very first time.

Credit Union Christmas Pageant

Christmas Pageant Trail celebrates 80 year milestone

August 15, 2012

A free four day event trail along the North Terrace precinct will celebrate 80 years of the Credit Union Christmas Pageant in South Australia, Tourism Minister Gail Gago announced today.

Vivonne Bay - Kangaroo Island

Major boost for SA tourism projects

August 10, 2012

South Australian tourism projects have received close to $1 million in federal T-QUAL grants.

Santos Tour Down Under

New firsts for 2013 Santos Tour Down Under

July 02, 2012

A new stage route and grass start are just two exciting new components of the 2013 Santos Tour Down Under, launched today.

Visitor Information Centre

New SA Visitor Centre

June 27, 2012

The Minister for Tourism, Gail Gago, today announced that the South Australian Tourism Commission will open a new 7-day a week SA Visitor Information Centre at Service SA on North Terrace from Sunday 1 July.

Lake Eyre - South Australia

Strong growth for SA tourism

June 13, 2012

New figures show South Australia is surging ahead when it comes to domestic tourism expenditure.

Heli Experiences

Exciting new tourism operator for Kangaroo Island

May 10, 2012

Kangaroo Island tourism will soar to new heights with the launch of helicopter joy flights this spring.

Tasting Australia

State feasts as Tasting Australia kicks off

April 26, 2012

Food and wine enthusiasts will this week flock to South Australia as the State serves up the country’s premier food and wine festival, Tasting Australia.

Santos Tour Down Under

Huge crowds celebrate Santos Tour Down Under

January 23, 2012

The 2012 Santos Tour Down Under was a phenomenal success with crowds of more than 750,000 people lining the streets of Adelaide and regional South Australia to see the world’s best cyclists in action.

Adelaide tram - Glenelg

Adelaide wins bid to host 2016 Australian Deaf Games

January 22, 2012

The pinnacle of Australia’s sporting events for deaf athletes, the Australian Deaf Games (ADG), will be held in Adelaide in 2016, attracting hundreds of competitors from across the country and the Oceania region.

Lobethal

Lobethal crowned as Santos Best Dressed Town

January 22, 2012

The Adelaide Hills town of Lobethal has been crowned the 2012 Santos Tour Down Under Best Dressed Town.

Williamstown

Williamstown wins Santos Best Dressed Town

January 20, 2012

Riders in today’s Santos Tour Down Under Bupa Stage Four were greeted by a brilliantly decorated Williamstown, the winning town in the fourth day of the Santos Best Dressed Town competition.

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