The Highlander Hotel hosted the Australian Hotels Association (SA) metropolitan members meeting with Consumer & Business Services commissioner Dini Soulio and Nerissa Kilvert and AHA|SA general manager Ian Horne making key addresses, last week.

From left: Golden Grove Tavern’s Daniel Cassin, Hurley Hotel Group’s Sam McInnes and Coopers Brewery’s Anthony Petherick.


Industry leading hoteliers gathered to discussed the latest information for the roll out of the new gaming technology in South Australia. Consumer & Business Services also addressed the upcoming review of the Liquor Licensing Act in SA.

AHASA’s Katherine Taylor and Owen Webb with (middle) Broadway Hotel’s Mark Falconer.


Hoteliers discussed the anticipated return of dancing into venues, after almost a year of restrictions on dancing. After the meeting, hoteliers were joined by more than 50 valued AHA|SA corporate partners for a networking event.

Ryan & Durey Solicitors’ Adrian Battison and Jarrod Ryan.


“After an incredibly difficult 12 months for the hotel industry due to COVID shutdowns and restrictions, it is fantastic to be able to meet face-to-face with industry once again,” Horne said.

“Particular thanks to our valued Corporate Partners and industry suppliers, who whilst experiencing their own hardships during throughout COVID, have continued to provide unwavering support for the Association and the hotel industry.”

From left: Barreau Hotel Group Brad Barreau, Palais Hotel’s Steve Karpluk, Hotel Metropolitan’s Damian Peterson and Lion’s Andrew Tully.

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