How do you get a town clock restored?

Photo from the Northbridge Progress Association Tourism News Editor Veronica Hope talks to Peter McNair of Northbridge NSW about how to get a town clock restored in the attached Tourism Conversations Podcast. An original estimate by the council of $120kĀ for the repair kept the project at bay for a whilst. Then Peter McNair got involved.[…]

Mark Maxwell

Mark Maxwell is the owner and operator of Maxwell Wines, and is himself a tourism institution. In this podcast, Mark talks to Veronica Hope about what has made McLaren Vale such a successful tourism region, including most notably, the renaming of a cluster of ‘Vales’ into ‘McLaren Vale’ in the 1990s.

Heysen Trail advocate Richard Trembath

Richard Trembath is the President of the Friends of The Heysen Trail, a not-for-profit association that works in the interests of South Australia’s 1200- km long Heysen Trail. In this podcast, Richard Trembath talks about the need for small tourism operators to identify where they want themselves to be positioned – in their personal lives and in the tourism industry. Some of the research papers Richard has been involved in are also available here.

Accommodation operator – Julie Irwin

PICTURE: Accommodation operator Julie Irwin and The Tourism News journalist Veronica Hope. In this podcast, Julie talks about how she came to be a tourism operator, the stripping bare and rebuilding of the villas, and why tourism operators need to be answering customer emails within an hour or two.