South Australians and interstate visitors will have access to cheaper accommodation thanks to a fourth round of tourism vouchers to splurge on a staycation during winter.
Premier Steven Marshall, who made the announcement on Monday, said the first two rounds were “magnificently successful” where 62,000 additional night bookings were made.
The third round — which is currently underway — focused on local experiences and tours where more than 100,000 people registered for the random electronic ballot.
Under the Great State Voucher Scheme which will launch in late May, $100 vouchers are on offer for eligible CBD accommodation services while $50 is applicable to participating hotels in the suburbs or regions.
Camera IconVouchers up to $100 will be on offer for hotel stays in winter. Supplied / Hotel Indigo Credit: Supplied
“We think it’s really important — for June, July, August; months which are traditionally slower — to do everything we can to maintain and grow the number of people employed in this sector,” Mr Marshall said.
“It’s all a part of making these small changes, these interventions, to keep the accommodation volumes up across the state and take advantage of this situation where more people are getting out, exploring their own backyards and seeing what they love in SA…