Tourism Industry Council Tasmania  |  Industry Partners and Preferred Suppliers

Industry Partners and Preferred Suppliers

The Tourism Industry Council Tasmania has developed relationships with a number of businesses who support the tourism industry and can provide products and services to our accredited operators.

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

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Accredited tourism operators can enjoy special discounted rates on merchant services from the Commonwealth Bank; this could mean that your annual accreditation fee pays for itself!

As part of the ongoing relationship with Commonwealth Bank, TICT can arrange for a Commonwealth Bank Business Banker to 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.

As a TICT accredited operator you’re entitled to a free Business Financial Health Check. A Business Banker can look at every aspect of your business to ensure you have just what you need to help you succeed.

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.

Crowe Horwath

Crowe Horwath Australasia is the largest provider of practical accounting, audit, tax, business and financial advice to individuals and businesses from a comprehensive network of over 100 offices. 

Crowe Horwath is part of a global accounting network that delivers high quality audit, tax and advisory services in over 100 countries. We are the relationship that you can count on - large enough to offer a range expertise and skills - and small enough to provide the personal touch. 

Crowe Horwath Tasmania was previously operating as WHK. The recent amalgamation with the world's 9th largest financial advisory firm allows us to open the door to opportunities for our clients, enabling access to cutting edge resources and, ultimately, driving results. 


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.

Mercury Walch

Mercury Walch is a highly respected printing business formed from Print Applied Technology and GEON Tasmania in 2013. With a combined history dating back to 1839, Mercury Walch is indisputably the most experienced provider of premium quality printed product in Tasmania. 

Services offered include but are not limited to graphic design, direct mail with variable data, high quality offset and digital printing of stationery, envelope manufacture and overprinting, adhesive labels and carton board products. We offer a one stop shop and can assist with any of your needs: stationery, calendars, magazines, newsletters, brochures, posters, flyers, premium books, packaging and labels in many different styles on a variety of stocks.

Mercury Walch prides itself in providing a superior level of service along with the highest quality printed products at competitive prices. We understand the demands of meeting tight deadlines whilst recognizing the importance of sound communication in the supply of quality service.

Mercury Walch offers a 15% discount to accredited tourism operators on any service. Contact Paula (T: 03 6232 2148 E: to discuss your printing needs. 

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. 

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

Steadfast Taswide Insurance Brokers

Steadfast Taswide Insurance Brokers is a fast growing 100% Tasmanian owned Insurance Broking Firm, with offices in Hobart, Launceston, Devonport and Burnie, providing tourism operators with the full suite of business insurance advice, including public liability, workers compensation, property and plant insurance.

Every accredited tourism operator who engages Steadfast Taswide Insurance Brokers this year will receive a 25% rebate on their TICT accreditation fee. And every year you use Steadfast Taswide you will be entitled to a 25% discount on your accreditation renewal fee. No catch, it's just a small incentive to encourage you to support a Tasmanian business, which is prepared to invest in supporting our tourism industry.

For more information, and to take advantage of this great offer, please contact TICT for a referral number and we will put you in touch with the friendly Steadfast team.