Tourism Industry Council Tasmania  |  Industry Partners and Preferred Suppliers

Industry Partners and Preferred Suppliers

Our partners and preferred suppliers offer a wide range of goods and services useful to tourism and hospitality operators, and they are committed to the Tasmanian tourism industry and work with us to understand the unique challenges and issues for local tourism operators. 

Tourism Accredited operators with TICT will find the full listings for all of our preferred suppliers in your copy of the Tourism Accredited Operators' Industry Services and Suppliers Directory 2015. If you require more copies of the Directory for your business, please email and we can arrange a digital file for you. 

Many of these suppliers offer special rates and services for accredited tourism businesses (also listed in your copy of the Directory).  Make sure you always state that you are Tourism Accredited with TICT when contacting any of TICT's partners and preferred suppliers. This will ensure that you get the best available goods and services, and encourage these businesses to continue their support for our industry.

Official Suppliers

Tourism Industry Council Tasmania also recognises some businesses as ‘Official Suppliers to the Tasmanian Tourism Industry’. 

Our official suppliers have provided many years of high quality goods and services to tourism and hospitality operators around the state, and we greatly value their commitment to understanding industry needs and supporting operators through their business. Tourism operators can trust these businesses to provide reliable and affordable products, and to go the extra mile in providing the most relevant or tailored products, great deals and customer service.

Our official suppliers also make substantial, direct investments in our Tasmanian tourism industry through their invaluable support for TICT, which enables us to offer quality events, new industry initiatives, and strong advocacy for industry each year. Look out for the Official Supplier to the Tasmanian Tourism Industry logo and support those who support you.

A. H. Beard / King Koil Commercial

With over 115 years experience manufacturing quality sleep systems, A.H. Beard excels at providing beds to the tourism and hospitality industry.

Access Hardware

Your supplier for all commercial hardware and bathroom fixtures, including disability compliant grab rails and shower seats.

Beautiful Accommodation

Beautiful Accommodation is the ultimate guide to quality boutique accommodation around Australia. Receive a three month free trial of a listing on Beautiful Accommodation, and 20% off advertising (conditions apply).

Bistec Tasmania

We offer a range of special offers to all Tasmanian tourism operators including Kyocera printers and copies, IdealPos Point of Sale systems, and a unique Unibuind binding system. 

BUPA Australia

Enjoy 6 weeks for free when you take out both hospital and extras covers with BUPA for being TICT accredited.

Business Tasmania

Business Tasmania is the place to go for all your business needs. Business Tasmania (BT) is a State Government service specifically designed to assist people find answers to business-related queries simply and clearly.  Service is fast, free and confidential and is available for anyone starting or operating a business in Tasmania. You can call or email with any business related queries, talk to them about programs for small business or access a range of information on the website.

Call: 1800 440 026 or email

Cascade Brewery Co

Cascade Brewery through its parent company Fosters Group manufactures, markets, and distributes a premium range of beers, soft drinks, and fruit juices. Sourcing where possible the best Tasmanian ingredients, and with a state wide sales and distribution network they welcome the opportunity to work with new and existing customers in the tourism sector.

Commonwealth Bank

Get the expert banking advice you've always wanted. Free. As part of the ongoing relationship with Commonwealth Bank, TICT can arrange for a Commonwealth Bank Business Banker to give you a free Business Financial Health Check, and talk to you about: 
  • Day-to-day banking including business accounts and EFTPOS terminals.
  • Funding options including Business Credit Cards, Asset Finance and Commercial Loans.
  • Investment products
  • Insurance
  • Financial Planning

These products can help you manage cash flow and risk and help you expand your business.

Accredited tourism operators also enjoy special discounted rates on merchant services from the Commonwealth Bank; this could mean that your annual accreditation fee pays for itself! Click here to find out more about the Commonwealth Bank products and services available to accredited tourism operators.

Cooper Automotive

Cooper Automotive is a Tasmanian owned and operated business with service centres in Hobart and Launceston. We pride ourselves on quality repairs, friendly service and value for money.  As a TACC Accredited Repairer we take care of all your automotive needs, including log book servicing, fleet servicing, engine repairs, steering, tyres and brakes.

As an accredited operator, you're eligible for VIP membership with Cooper Automotive, including 15% off all labour charges and free roadside assistance. Become a Cooper Automotive VIP Member

Cooper Automotive have seven locations state-wide, and are approved to conduct public passenger vehicle inspections (for PTOAS accreditation) at the Moonah and Launceston service centres. 

For further information contact Cooper Automotive on (03) 6245-0993 and mention that you are an accredited tourism operator with TICT.

Creative Hum

Creative Hum create functional and effective identities, stationery, signage, promotional products, publications, advertisements, electronic documents, packaging, websites and social media for any budget.

Crowe Horwath

Crowe Horwath offers financial services to Tasmanian SMEs through business advisory, accounting, audit, tax and financial planning. Receive a waiver on your personal simple tax return fee when you join Crowe Horwath as business client as a TICT accredited operator.

Enterprise Centres Tasmania & Mentoring Services Tasmania

Enterprise Centres Tasmania and Mentoring Services Tasmania are statewide networks of business advisors and mentors who provide confidential and practical advice to small businesses.

Fairmont Commercial Furniture

Fairmont Commercial Furniture is a 100% Tasmanian owned company, and we cater to all tourism and hospitality furniture needs with delivery and installation statewide – including King and Flinders Islands.

Foot & Playsted

More than fine printers- Foot & Playsted offer a diverse range of print and print-related services.
Since 1962 the company has offered high quality craftsmanship and the service to deliver vital communication for its clients.
Foot & Playsted's digital services include:
-Graphic Design -Digital Print
-Brand and Concept Development -Mailing Services
-Web Design and Hosting -Large Format Posters
Foot & Playsted also offer a translation service, catering for Chinese Simplified and Chinese Traditional characters. 
Have a look at their website to see their full range of services,

Halibut Creative

Our services include everything from strategy and communication plans, to branding, advertising and design…everything you need to create a strong brand and successful business.


Established in 1987, HOSTPLUS is the industry super fund for the hospitality, tourism, recreation and sport sectors. Being one of Australia's largest super funds, we're passionate about super and giving more back to our members.

To us, it's more than just super. We can assist you with simplifying your administration processes, developing tailored educational programs, and equipping you with the right tools at the right time.  For further information please contact HOSTPLUS on 03 6224 2922 and mention that you are a tourism accredited business with the TICT.

Hunters Products (Tas) Pty Ltd

We manufacture our products here in Tasmania with three distribution centres in Launceston, Hobart and Burnie, including machinery, chemicals, cleaning equipment, window cleaning, servicing and repairs.

Innkeepers Tasmania

Innkeepers specialise in marketing and distribution of Tasmanian accommodation and experiences to interstate and international trade and consumers via trade relationships and high quality brochures and website. Receive a free consultation and distribution assessment as an accredited operator.

Juicy Isle / Hartz

Juicy Isle is a 100% family owned Tasmanian Company that has been producing non-alcoholic beverages for well over 40 years in Tasmania. Juicy Isle employs over
100 staff and produces over 350,000 litres of beverages a week in Tasmania.

Juicy Isle uses all Tasmanian ingredients where possible including locally grown Apples, Blackcurrants and Raspberries along with the purest water in the world sourced from South West Tasmania. Along with all this Juicy Isle is operating under the highest levels of environmental sustainability including renewable energy and biodegradable packaging. 

Juicy Isle brands include Hartz Mineral Water ,Vita Cee, Organic Earth Juice ,The Good Apple,100% Juicy, Wellington Springs bulk water and many more. We are also very
proud Distributors for Smith Snacks Foods, Cadbury, Mars and Nestle. 

Juicy Isle is very proud to be a sponsor of a very important part of Tasmania’s economy, the Tasmanian Tourism Industry, and looks forward to working with all accredited operators to support them in continuing to grow the industry in this great state that we live in.;

Kingthing Marketing

Rebecca King is a multi-award winning national tourism marketing consultant based in Tasmania who specialises in all things online.


Moretas4less provide low cost promotional opportunities for Tasmanian businesses. Receive the opportunity for free business promotion as an accredited operator.

Oakley Textiles

Established in 1981, Oakley Textiles is a family business specialising in the wholesale supply of beds, linen, and towelling. Operating from their extensive showroom and warehouse complex, they are the major suppliers to commerical laundries and hospitality throughout Tasmania. Through their long, exclusive arrangement with the Actil Commercial Group, they have formed the Alliance Textiles Company.
Oakley Textiles import textiles direct, offering excellent quality at the most competitive pricing. Their product range includes beds, bedspreads, doona covers, shower curtains, and much more.
Have a look at their website, or visit them direct at their showroom- 252 Argyle Street, Hobart.

Qantas Airways

Qantas “The spirit of Australia” is widely regarded as the world’s leading long distance airline and one of the strongest brands in Australia. Qantas have built a reputation for excellence in safety, operational reliability, engineering and maintenance, and customer service. 

Qantas is a premium, full-service Australian domestic and international airline that offers benefits such as a global network, First, Business Premium Economy (on A380 and B747 services) and Economy on international services and Business and Economy on Domestic services, a leading Frequent Flyer program, inflight meals and entertainment, airport lounges and other services.

The Qantas Group offers over 150 flights a week to Tasmania, and is the only carrier to serve all three gateways: Devonport, Launceston and Hobart. 

Qantas is proud to support the Tasmanian tourism industry through sponsorship of the Tourism Awards. 

Rae & Partners

Rae & Partners is one of Tasmania’s leading law firms, incorporating Levis Stace & Cooper in Devonport, providing a comprehensive range of legal services to a wide range of corporate and government clients in Tasmania, interstate and overseas.

Regional Development Australia - Tasmania

RDA Tasmania is a regional development organisation established by the Australian Government to focus on regional economic development and facilitate local projects that aim to make a difference for our communities.

Scott Signs

For over 40 years, Scott Signs has been serving businesses locally in Tasmania to provide quality signs and expert design and fabrication.


SiteMinder is an Australian company that provides cloud-based software to the travel and hospitality industry. Its main focus is helping you to reach, attract, and convert guests with its online platform. As a friend of TICT, SiteMinder is offering operators that are accredited with TICT a 4 week free trial period.

Southern Cross Austereo

Southern Cross Austereo connects brands with its customers like no other business in Tasmania.

Spirit of Tasmania

Spirit of Tasmania travels nightly from Melbourne and Devonport, with additional day sailings during peak periods. Accommodation options range from Deluxe Cabins for passengers who like to travel in style, to Ocean Recliners for the budget conscious. 

Tasmanian tourism industry partners who are accredited and working in a sales/marketing capacity, are eligible to receive a discount of up to 50% of passenger fares on selected sailings. Accredited operators attending trade show events (must produce documentation) and employees of accredited operators working in other roles, are eligible to receive a discount of up to 25% off Spirit of Tasmania passenger fares on selected sailings. 

To take advantage of the industry discount (subject to availability and other conditions), call Spirit of Tasmania on 13 20 10 for an application form and email the completed form to

St John Ambulance Tasmania

Are you First Aid Ready? You can be; with St John Ambulance First Aid Training and First Aid Equipment! Supporting your health and wellbeing. Receive a 10% discount as an accredited operator.

Steadfast Taswide Insurance Brokers

Steadfast Taswide is part of the largest insurance broker network in Australasia, the Steadfast Group.

With close to 50 staff located across offices in Hobart, Launceston, Devonport and Burnie, we provide the full suite of business insurance advice, including public liability, workers compensation, property and plant insurance.

Tourism Accredited businesses who engage Steadfast Taswide Insurance Brokers receive a 25% discount on their annual Tourism Accreditation fee. No catch, it’s just a small incentive to encourage you to support a Tasmanian business.

For more information, and to take advantage of this great offer, please contact TICT ( for a referral number and get in touch with the friendly Steadfast Taswide team.

TasFire Training

Tasmania Fire Service provides training that prepares your workplace in the event of an emergency - fire safety in the workplace, the use of portable fire extinguishers and warden training that supports your emergency plan.

Tasmania Travel Guides

Tasmania Travel Guides is your proven print and digital partner with a once only low participation fee.

Tasmanian Travel and Information Centre

Tasmanian Travel and Information Centre pride themselves on ensuring they give the best service possible. Receive $82.50 off brochure display and gain access to advertising opportunities, as an accredited business.

Tasmanian Travelways

Published bi-monthly, nearly 80,000 copies are inserted into Fairfax newspapers across five states, as well as via visitor information centres, airports, accommodation providers and attractions in Tasmania.

Tasmanian Visitor Information Network Inc.

Tasmania’s accredited visitor centres are a valuable link in the distribution network with over 1.1million visits to centres in 2013-14.

TasTAFE - Drysdale

TasTAFE Drysdale is a business centre of TasTAFE, Tasmania’s largest registered training organisation. We have the ability to offer training throughout Tasmania.

TasVacations – Tasmania’s Travel Company

By partnering with TasVacations, your product will be distributed and promoted to thousands of retail travel agents including our preferred partnership with the Australia-wide motoring associations and House of Travel in New Zealand.

Tourism Brochure Exchange and Brochure Buddy

Tourism Brochure Exchange (TBE) operates an extensive network of professionally presented and regularly serviced brochure racks located in high visibility, high traffic locations, including displays at all major Tasmanian airports, TT-Line terminals in Devonport and Port Melbourne, on board the Spirit of Tasmania I and II, plus other key strategic sites.

Tourism Brochure Exchange (TBE) has released a mobile travel app that allows visitors to utilise your virtual brochures to explore and plan their holiday in Tasmania- Brochure Buddy. Subscribe before December 31st for Brochure Buddy, and receive three months free on top of a 12 month subscription! 

Tourism eSchool

Grow your tourism business with up to the minute Marketing Training Courses delivered online by two experienced tourism marketing professionals! As an accredited operator, you can receive 20% off your first eCourse.

University of Tasmania

The University of Tasmania is the fourth-oldest university in Australia, and is a leading university with a commitment to excellence in teaching and research.